THE final day of the under-18 men's and women's national indoor hockey championships saw a mixed bag of results in the final round robin matches.
In the men's, Victoria defeated South Australia, 7-1. Kiran Arunasalam, of Victoria, had a strong game yet again for his side, scoring multiple times.
Tasmania faced New South Wales, but NSW was too good, winning 7-1. NSW came out hard after half-time, scoring five goals to blow the score line out to 7-1.
South Australia and Tasmania had a close encounter with South Australia coming out 2-1 front in in the women's side of the competition.
All the goals for this match were scored in the second half, with Kiara Peressin scoring in the 20th minute and Alison Stock scoring in the 22nd minute to take the score to 2-0.
Tasmania replied through Maddy Murphy in the 24th minute off a penalty corner.
Tasmania pulled goalkeeper Alissia Pearson in the final five minutes to play an extra field player, but was unable to convert.
The ACT had a strong win over Queensland, with Laura Grey, of the ACT, having a strong game, scoring two of her side's goals _ one in the 18th and again in the 24th to help the ACT get over the line, 4-1.
In the under-18 women's final a determined NSW came out against a younger Victorian side.
NSW opened the scoring in the first 15 seconds of the match with a goal to Bella Worner-Butcher. NSW scored quickly again in the seventh and ninth minute to take the score to 3-0 at half-time. Victoria regrouped at half-time and Emily Seccull was strong in the centre for her side and created multiple opportunities.
NSW scored in the 23rd and 37th minute to take the score to 5-0.
In the under-18 men's final Tasmania faced off against NSW. The match started out at a quick pace with NSW scoring in the first minute. Even a diving Mitchell Moszko and goalkeeper Jayden Pearson couldn't stop the side.
NSW scored again a few minutes later.
Tasmania then replied through a well-worked field goal from Jordan Dart.
NSW then replied though a PC only minutes later, scored by Benjiman Ferguson after a rebound off the post.
With only five minutes left in the first half, Tasmania was awarded a penalty corner, which rebounded off the post.
NSW converted off a penalty corner, awarded only a few seconds before half-time, which Jack Hayes converted giving NSW a lead of 3-1 heading into the half-time break.
Tasmania took a chance in the second half and put Oliver Laine in as a kicking back, which resulted in a goal being scored by Sam Rosetto bringing scores back to 5-3 with five minutes left.
NSW ended up finishing the game 6-3 in front with Tasmania the 2013 runner-up.
Day 4 results _
Men: Victoria d South Australia 7-1, NSW d Tasmania 7-1, WA d ACT 4-0, Victoria d SA 7-1 (5v6 classification match).
Women: ACT d Queensland 4-1, Victoria d WA 5-0, SA d Tasmania 2-1.