Three chasing hockey title
All Stars and Deacons are locked at the top of the standings in the Barbados Hockey Federation’s men’s premier league competition following Sunday’s matches at the National Hockey Centre, Wildey.
Both teams have 24 points, but Deacons have a game in hand and Wanderers are third with 22 points.
YMCA have the leaders in sight, presently in fourth place with 19 points, the same as Old Scholars. However, YMCA have a decided advantage, having played nine matches to Old Scholars’ 13. Maple are in sixth place, two points adrift on 17 .
Eastern Stars are seventh with 13 points, while Empire, reeling from season bans to Che Warner and Laurando Davis, are at the bottom of the tables without a point and have conceded a whopping 71 goals, while scoring only ten.
In Sunday’s action, Deacons hammered Empire 6-2 while All Stars edged Eastern Stars 2-1 to keep pace.