U11 Girls Watton Minis, March 2008

Magpies U11 Girls

Watton was the venue of Magpies fifth minis tournament of the season. Having previously finished in third place twice and first in their last two tournaments magpies were looking to maintain a winning run.

Magpies A managed to start with three unconvincing 1-0 wins against Watton B, Dereham and Watton A before finally playing more fluent hockey against Norwich City and winning comfortably 4-0.

Our toughest game was against Pelicans and although dominating possession Magpies failed to score. 0-0
Magpies only had to win against our own B team to gain first place and for the second time managed to score four goals without reply 4-0.

Magpies A had managed to score 11 goals, concede none and finish with 16 points giving us 1st place.

Magpies A: – 1st
Emma Owen capt (2), Georgia Scott (5), Georgia Pearson (1), Saffron Wilford (2), Kira Wooltorton (1) Madeleine Eglington GK, Laura Davidson.

Magpies were also fielding a second team with many girls playing in their first competitive tournament
Although failing to win any games the girls battled bravely and adapted well in difficult playing conditions.
With two goaless draws the B team managed to finish in 6th place.

Magpies B: – 6th
Cathrine Kilbourn capt, Kara Kilbourn, Sophie Long, Emily McCluskey, Ruth Denham, Madeleine Eglington GK, Jessica Young