U18 Girls Tier One Final – 12 May 2019

SURBITON 62 CAMBRIDGE CITY

Scorers: Autumn Brown 3-PC, 11-PC; Darcy Bourne 15-PC, Stephanie Weber 21-PS, 39-F; Steph Beaumont 25-F
Squad: Jodie Brine (GK); Darcy Bourne, Issy Carey, Steph Beaumont, Zoe Allchurch, Sanne Senior, Stephanie Weber, Freya Gladstone, Autumn Brown, Fifi Robinson, Sasha Reed (Capt.)

Subs: Alice Klugman (7 mins), Kitty Baccanello (8), Emily Guckian (12), Holly Walder (15), Abbie Tait (22).

Umpires: Holly Redpath and Joanna Spooner

Surbiton’s Under-18 Girls won the Tier 1 Final at Sonning Lane, Reading on Sunday morning, beating Cambridge City 6-2 after leading 5-1 at half time.

After receiving byes from East Grinstead and Wycombe in the first two rounds, Surbiton won a shootout 4-1 to get past Southgate after a 1-1 draw in normal time; beat Canterbury 4-2 and won 6-2 at Bournemouth in the semi-finals.

Cambridge City won 9-2 at Sudbury; 2-0 at home to Beeston; 1-0 at home to Harleston Magpies and won 2-0 at Repton to reach the final.

Surbiton led 2-0 after just eleven minutes, Autumn Brown converting penalty corners in the third and eleventh minutes.

Darcy Bourne added a third penalty corner conversion on the quarter-hour followed by Stephanie Weber’s penalty stroke six minutes later.

Ten minutes before the break, Steph Beaumont put Surbiton 5-0 ahead with the first open play goal of the match, Katie Curtis pulling a goal back for Cambridge in the 27th minute in the same manner to make the half time score 5-1 to Surbiton.

The goalscoring slowed down in the second half, Weber scoring her second goal of the game in the 39th minute from open play with Madeline Anthony scoring a second goal for Cambridge City in the 47th minute.

The match details can be found at the England Hockey Altius website