U16 Boys Junior Club Championships – 6 April 2019


Scorers: Olly Witts 3-PC, Ross Benfors 10-F, Billy Bishop 14-F
Squad: Josh Grigg (GK); Ben Cox, Tom Fox, Nikolaus Habbel (Capt.), Jamie Taylor, Charlie Petter, Finn Cooper, Olly Witts, Roddy Reid, Ross Benfors, Caspar Beyer.

Subs: Will Petter (7 mins),Seb Ahmed (9), Billy Bishop (11), Jake Thompson (11), Tobias Chan (18).

Umpires: James Rollins and Mason Wright

Surbiton’s Under-16 Boys will battle for a place in the final when the Junior Club Championships resume at Wakefield Hockey Club on Sunday morning.

After drawing 1-1 with Bowdon in their first game, Surbiton beat Old Loughtonians 3-0 in Game 2, whilst Bowdon beat Isca 5-0 to end day one level on points with Surbiton but with a two better goal difference.

Surbiton play Isca at 0915 when Bowdon face Old Loughtonians with the winners of Pool B meeting the winners of Pool A in the final at 1425. The runners up in each pool meet at 1410 for the third place playoff.

All three goals against Old Loughtonians came in the first half, Olly Witts, who rescued a point against Bowdon from the penalty spot, putting Surbiton ahead with a third minute penalty corner conversion.

Ross Benfors doubled Surbiton’s lead in the tenth minute and Billy Bishop added the third in the 14th minute.

More information about the tournament can be found at the England Hockey Altius website