Final defeat by late goal

Wisbech mixed sevens team were beaten finalists in the Peterborough Mixed Tournament at the weekend.

The team consisted of the younger members of the squad with a couple of experienced players.

The tournament got off to a slow start for Wisbech losing in the first game 3-1 to one of the Peterborough teams.

They progressed to a draw in the next game 0-0. This boosted the youngsters’ confidence and they proceeded to win all of their following three games, taking them to the semis.

In true Wisbech style they stepped up their game making it difficult for another Peterborough team to score. Wisbech won 2-1, taking them through to the final.

In the final Wisbech lost out to a late penalty corner, going down 2-1 after Leanne Williamson had given them the lead.