Australia have recorded big wins in both the women’s and men’s Hockey 5s tournament at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires overnight.
The Aussie women bounced back from their 4-3 loss to Namibia to record a commanding 8-0 victory over Poland on Wednesday morning (AEDT).
Australia’s men’s side recorded a 6-3 win over Canada on Wednesday morning (AEDT), maintaining their perfect record.
In the women’s, Australia raced to a 6-0 half-time lead and never looked back.
Courtney Schonell scored a first-half hat-trick and finished with five goals for the game, while Jolie Sertorio netted a double and Maddi Smith scored too.
In the men’s, the Aussies also flew out of the blocks, scoring the first four goals of the game through Craig Marais, Alistair Murray, Miles Davis and Lain Carr.
Canada hit back to make it 4-3, but Australia iced the game through strikes from James Collins and Murray.
Australia are up against India next in the men’s (7:45am AEDT) and China in the women’s (12:15am AEDT) on Wednesday morning.