Duo hit hat-tricks as Hungate show title credentials

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Hungate U14 10,

Estover Park U13 1

Casey Ward made the break-through for Hungate and Ashleigh Burrell extended the lead.

Consistent team work gave Megan Ratcliffe her first goal and Jessica Cooper headed in Hungate’s fourth from a corner.

Ratcliffe completed her hat-trick and Ellie Bennington also hit three goals. Stand-in captain Kimberley Maynard, put Hungate into double figures.

Although falling to a crushing defeat to one of the potential league winners, Estover played a hard-fought game.

Every girl on the pitch worked extremely hard and battled for every ball.

Hungate’s ability and strength far outclassed Estover but with a two-year gap between most of the players the future is bright.

Park’s goal was scored by Danielle Green (pom) whose quick reactions powered the ball over the line after a deflection off the post.

Estover: Fran Plitsch, Maddy Garner, Carrigan Asher, Lizzi Jackson, Amy Newell, Danielle Green, Jess Harvey, Megan. Hungate: Casey Read, Aimee Ward, Megan Ratcliffe (pom), Kimberley Maynard, Yazmin Holmes, Chloe Thompson, Casey Ward, Courtney Wakeham, Jessica Cooper, Ashleigh Burrell, Ellie Bennington, Holly Tibbs.

Estover Park U14 4,

WSM U13 1

Park took the lead from a Meg Rooney long shot, before Zoe Birch finished well from a tight angle.

Sydney Davis scored with a rebound off the post. The ever improving Saints scored a great goal before Emma Searle (pom) scored Park’s fourth. Chloe Rapley played well against her old team.

Park: Dani Westgate, Laura Jackson, Sydney Davis, Bethan Evans, Emma Searle, Fern Paterson, Meg Rooney, Zoe Birch, Rhi Butler, Libby Wallis, Chloe Rapley.

Hungate U12 0, WSM U12 1

This was a very close game between two evenly matched teams with defences on top for most of the game.

Some good passing and movement led to the only goal of the game for Saints.

Holly Watson and Phoebe Murphy had good games for Hungate.

Hungate: Abbie Venni, Millie Rees, Holly Watson, Albany Hodgson, Phoebe Murphy, Tillie Murphy, Carlie Knight, Annie Wenn, Lauren Cook.