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UP Wizards trounce Kalinga Lancers 5-1

Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Kalinga Lancers 5-1 to register their first win in the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) here on Friday.

VR Raghunath (5th minute) opened the scoring for UP Wizards from a penalty corner, while the other four goals came through field efforts in the last 10 minutes of the game from the sticks of SK Uthappa (53rd), Bob de Voogd (54th), skipper Wouter Jolie (55th) and Jeroen Hertzberger (60th).

For Lancers Russel Ford scored the consolation goal in the 58th minute. UP Wizards have now climbed to the third spot in the standings with eight points from one win, one loss and one defeat while the Lancers are just below with 6 points.
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