Faridpur Police Lines School made a good start in the Bangabandhu First Security Islami Bank National School Hockey beating Cumilla Rafiquddin Memorial High School by 2-1 goals in the opening match at Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Wednesday afternoon.
Morsalin Khan Niloy scored both the goals for the winners in the 44th and 47th minute while Arif netted lone goal for the losers in the 29th minute.
Earlier, in the day's first match in the morning, Mymensingh Police Lines School played a 1-1 draw with Rangpur Shisu Niketan at the same venue.
Aminur put Rangpur team ahead in the 5th minute while Badhan leveled the margin in the 36th minute from a penalty stroke.
Earlier, Managing Director of the meet's sponsor First Security Islami Bank Syed Mohammad Wasek Ali and Air Officer Commanding of BAF Base Bangabandhu Air Vice-Marshall Mohammad Sayed Hossain inaugurated the final round of the meet in the afternoon.
Eighteen school teams from nine zonal venues have been qualified for the final round.