Matthew Burns

GIRLS’ SPORTS REPORTS 08/09/14

MATCH REPORTS FROM SATURDAY V ROSSALL

On Saturday both the under 15’s and 14’s travelled to play Rossall. The first game saw the 15s looking for revenge from the previous year where they lost 1-0. After dominating the early possession Anna Pateman Johnson found herself free at the back post to convert.

Sedbergh then went from strength to strength with Josie Coulthard grabbing a hat trick,  Issy Chamberlain quickly found herself on the score sheet before Julia Haywood wrapped up a fantastic game of hockey by grabbing the sixth. Final score 6-0 

The u14s looked to follow the 15s fantastic result with one of their own, from the outset it was clear to see that Rossall couldn’t cope with the young energetic forwards Imani Botham and Jemima Cookson, the latter soon was on the scoresheet to get the ball rolling, by half time it was 4-0, after wholesale changes at half time and players getting used to different positions Sedbergh were able to add 2 more goals matching the u15a score and beating Rossall by 6.

These two year groups show lots of promise and it’s clear to see they have the hunger to succeed. Goals from Cookson, Pateman-Johnson, Chamberlain and Botham

OS V 1ST XI  

A very strong OS team returned for the annual game vs the current 1st team who were looking to keep their 100% home win record from last year intact. After a hectic first ten minutes Captain Emilia Tyser found space in the D to fire home. The OS quickly replied with Immy Schofield converting a very tough chance.

Tamsin Brown then found former captain Maddy George who calmly found the back of the net as she did on so many occasions last year. A young Sedbergh team didn’t let their heads drop and 4th former Josie Coultard evaded tackles and slotted past stand-in goalie Miss Millard, Josie then went on to grab the winner again showing great composure for someone of her age.

Sedbergh held on to win the game 3-2, a huge confidence boost for a young side who have started the season well.

1ST XI

A young and inexperienced team drew 2-2 with Rossall. They dominated the first half and should have been a few more goals up than the 1-0 lead that they had. Rossall came back strongly in the second half but Sedbergh continued to play well and to put pressure on the opposition. 2-2 was a fair result but the team will have learned a great deal about the need to out away their chances.

2ND XI

A resounding 7-0 victory with the 2nd XI dominating from start to finish and playing some good Hockey on the first outing of the season.

Follow Matthew: