KELANTAN boys beat Kuala Lumpur 2-1 in the National Under-14 hockey tournament in Malacca Saturday.
Kelantan's Asrulhisyam Abdullah Pakri scored a field goal in the 25th minute and Muhammad Syahmi increased the lead with another field attempt in the 32nd minute.
Zulhafizi Aiman scored in the 44th minute to narrow the socore, but Kelantan held on for three points.
Sunday, boys defending champions Pahang will play against Johor, while the girls gold medallists Sabah will open accounts against Selangor.
RESULTS -- BOYS': Group A: Perak 1 Johor 0, Kedah 1 Terengganu 3; Group B: Kelantan 2 Kuala Lumpur 1, Selangor 4 Negri Sembilan 3; Sabah 7 Singapore 0, Malacca 3 Perlis 2.
GIRLS': Group B: Johor 6 Terenggnau 0, Negri 0 Penang 2.
SUNDAY: BOYS': Group A: Johor v Pahang (MBMB Pitch I, 4.45pm), Perak v Kedah (MBMB Pitch I, 8.15pm); Group B: Negri v Penang (MBMB Pitch I, 3pm), Selangor v Kelantan (MBMB Pitch II, 3pm); Group C: Perlis v Sabah (MBMB Pitch II, 4.45pm), Malacca v Singapore (MBMB Pitch I, 6.30pm).
GIRLS': Group A: Perak v Kedah (STM, 7.30am), Sabah v Selangor (MBMB Pitch II, 9.15am); Group B: Terengganu v K Lumpur (MBMB Pitch I, 7.30am), Johor v Negri, (MBMB Picth II, 7.30am); Group C: Perlis v Singapore (STM, 9.15am), Malacca v Pahang (MBMB Pitch I, 9.15am);
Note: All matches in Malacca.