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Hikers Hockey: Hikers Juniors Excel in Trinidad Leagues

Trevon Younge, Jamarj Assanah

From Left: Trevon Younge, Jamarj Assanah

Hikers Hockey Club junior players Jamarj Assanah and Travon Younge have been creating quite a stir in Trinidad over the past two weeks, where they have been competing for the Queen's Park Hockey Team in under 19 and Trinity leagues. In their first under 19 match against Petrotrin, Queen's Park playing without a goal keeper and two players short, went down 4-8. However Assanah announced his arrival in that game by scoring a hat trick for his adopted team in their loosing effort. Their second match took place in the Trinity league where Assanah was once again on the scoring sheet along with fellow Guyanese Jerazeno Bell, as the pair scored their team's only goals in their 2-0 defeat of Notre Dame. On Wednesday evening Queen's Park overwhelmed Fatima 8-1 in the Trinity league, with Bell, Assanah and Younge all contributing one goal each.

From all accounts the young pair have been performing exceedingly well, with Younge producing solid performances in his mostly defensive roles, while Assanah has been reeking havoc on opposing defenses with his silky smooth stick work from his attacking midfield possitions. The two players are expected play several other matches for Queen's Park before returning to Guyana on August 8th.