A ensured their place in the quarterfinals with an 8-1 hammering of Lamphel Polo Club in the 38th Men’s State Level Polo Tournament 2023 at Mapal Kangjeibung on Monday.
L Tarun, W Johny and Ch Ajit scored a double each in K&MMRS-A’s emphatic triumph against LPC on their way to the last eight.
Both sides were evenly matched in the first chukker that ended in a 1-1 tie as O Seitajit put K&MMRS-A ahead before K Mahesh struck in the leveller for his team.
In the second chukker, K&MMRS overpowered their opponents by pumping in four goals without reply.
W Johny led the barrage with a pair of goals while L Tarun and Ch Ajit got one apiece.
The team collected one more goal in the third chukker through Ch Ajit before they closed out the game in style with a goal each from M Homen and W Johny.
In the day’s other match, Linthoinganbi Polo Club claimed a convincing 6-3 victory against KRYPHSA Polo Club.
Paikhomba shone for the winning side with a three-goal salvo as Prakash grabbed a double and Victor contributed a goal.
For KRYPHSA, Th Mocha scored two goals and M Bilan got one.