U14 Girls Junior Club Championships – 12 May 2019
SURBITON 2–1 THIRSK
Scorers: Sophie Thompson 18-PC, Natalya Keller 20-F
Squad: Issy Pinder (GK); Freya Robinson, Elani Sherwood, Sophie Smith, Sophie Thompson, Gemma Townsend, Ella Cashman (Capt.), Natalya Keller, Olivia Martin, Leah Wiles, Tamar Cooper.
Subs: Caragh Haspal (8 mins), Emma Carey (8), Zoe Lawrence (8), Rachel Barnicoat (12), Delphine Ayitey-Hammond (GK) (16 mins).
Umpires: Sam Church and Ben Tompkins.
Surbiton’s Under-14 Girls will face Sevenoaks in a repeat of the 2018 final as they defend their Junior Club Championships title at Sonning Lane.
Surbiton beat Thirsk 2-1 in their final Pool B game to finish top with maximum points.
The first half was goalless but a penalty corner conversion from Sophie Thompson in the 18th minute and an open play goal from Natalya Keller two minutes later eased any pressure on the defending champions.
Thirsk fought back with a late goal from Poppy Barlow with two minutes remaining, but Surbiton took their place in the final.
Marlow will play Clifton for third place after beating Cambridge City to finish second in Pool B.
More information about the tournament can be found at the England Hockey Altius website where the games can be followed in real time.