Ladies 1st XI Vs Cambridge City 5

Date 25 January 2020
Team Ladies 1st XI
Opposition Cambridge City 5
Fixture Home
Venue Horncastle Hockey Club - Astroturf Pitch
Start time 11:00
Result W 6 - 0
Time played
Match Report

Horncastle ladies 1s faced Cambridge City 5s for the second time this season. With first push back in hand, Horncastle pressed the away team from the off. The first goal of the match was scored when a strong ball was met at the top of the D by E Shelbourn, who took a shot which landed perfectly in the left corner, scoring Horncastle their first goal of the match. From a successful drive down the left hand side from F Beal, J Wood received the ball and hit it across the D to where a Horncastle player was waiting, however before reaching the player, an unlucky touch for Cambridge from a defender saw the ball in the back of the net. 2-0 to Horncastle. After a half time talk, Horncastle came back stronger and more determined to better their score from the last time they faced the opposition. An impressive run from E Tokelove from Horncastle’s defending quarter to the attacking quarter saw the ball with C Neame on the right hand side of the D. C Neame calmly slapped the ball to the p spot to I Williams who secured the first goal of the second half. Another goal was scored by J Wood from a deflection from the keeper on a short corner, where she received the ball and dragged it between the keepers legs. The away side fought back hard, with several attempts In Horncastles D however the home team defenders continued to clear the ball out and get the ball into the attacking quarter. An impressive shot from K Parslow on the left hand side of the D saw the ball into the far corner of the goal after a deflection off the keeper from L Leyland’s shot from the right. The final goal of the match was scored by I Williams after another deflection from the keeper. She collected the ball on p spot and slotted the ball into the bottom right corner. Bringing the final score to 6-0 to Horncastle. Player of the match-K Parslow

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