Under 14 Girls Junior Club Championships – 12 May 2019


Scorers: Emily Sawers 9-F, Caragh Haspal 14-F, Gemma Townsend 15-F, Zoe Lawrence 16-F, Ella Cashman 24-PC, Tamar Cooper 24-F
Squad: Issy Pinder (GK); Caragh Haspal, Freya Robinson, Sophie Smith, Sophie Thompson, Gemma Townsend, Emma Carey, Jenny O’Grady, Olivia Martin, Zoe Lawrence, Leah Wiles.

Subs: Natalya Keller (5 mins), Elani Sherwood (7), Emily Sawers (8), Tamar Cooper (8), Ella Cashman (Capt.) (12).

Umpires: Sam Church and Ben Tompkins

Surbiton’s Under-14 Girls made a lightning start to their Junior Club Championships campaign at Sonning Lane, Reading on Sunday, winning 6-0 against Cambridge City in their first Pool B game.

In the other game, Marlow, Surbiton’s opponents in their second pool game, beat Thirsk 3-1.

Emily Sawers broke the deadlock within one minute of coming on as a substitute, scoring from open play in the ninth minute. Surbiton then went on a scoring run either side of half time, Caragh Haspal scoring the second goal in the 14th minute with Gemma Townsend ensuring Surbiton led 3-0 at the break with a goal in the 15th minute.

Surbiton were on fire, scoring a fourth goal immediately after half time, Zoe Lawrence putting Surbiton firmly in control.

Cambridge were caught out twice in the 24th minute, Ella Cashman converting a penalty corner and Tamar Cooper scoring from open play to complete a convincing 6-0 victory.

More information about the tournament can be found at the England Hockey Altius website where the games can be followed in real time.