ECRHA U17s Schoolboys League Division 1
Second tournament of the season was held at Lynnsport, with ECU being the guest team.
Kings Lynn v Letchworth
The first game was against Letchworth. Within the first few seconds, Alfie Poppy placed King’s Lynn in the lead, by scoring. Myah Easter and Thomas Barker also made superb attempts to score, which unfortunately Letchworth’s goalie deterred. Shortly after, Letchworth evened the scores, making it a one all. William Dickerson, Thomas Baker and Myah Easter battled hard to retain the ball against Letchworth. KLRHC then took the lead with Myah Easter scoring a cracking goal. Thomas Barker, Alfie Poppy, Harvey Blyler and Taylor McAree made further attempts at scoring against Letchworth. Billy Davey made some brilliant passes.
During the second half, Mikey Whiting, Myah Easter and William Dickerson worked well together to maintain the power over the ball. Myah Easter, William Dickerson and Thomas Barker made several attempts at scoring. A tremendous goal was scored by Thomas Barker. Within a few minutes of each other, Alfie Poppy scored two fantastic goals. Taylor McAree and Myah Easter put up a great defence. A further two goals were claimed by Alfie Poppy and Harvey Blyler. Billy battled hard to prevent Letchworth from scoring. KLRHC witnessed Imogen Senter making an incredible save in the final minutes, along with Mikey Whiting composing several, remarkable passes to Taylor McAree.
Final Score: KLRHC 8 – 1 Letchworth
Goal Scorers: Alfie Poppy, Myah Easter, Thomas Barker and Harvey Blyler.
King’s Lynn v CCRHC B
Excellent team play was continued into the second game against CCRHC B. William Dickerson almost scored in the first few seconds, into the game. Myah Easter scored two goals, within the first few minutes. Great defending was seen by William Dickerson and Billy Davey. CCRHC B made serval attempts to score, however was unable to break through Imogen Senter in goal. In the final minutes Alfie Poppy showed great determination, taking control of the ball and scoring.
During the second half, CCRHC B made a creaking shot at scoring, however Imogen Senter tremendously saved. Harvey Blyler, Taylor McAree and Alfie Poppy worked well together to maintain the ball, with Alfie taking several shots at scoring. Mikey Whiting showed great strength in defending and presenting great passes to Alfie Poppy and Thomas Barker. Excellent team work continued throughout the game allowing Alfie Poppy to obtain a further two goals.
Final Score: KLRHC 5 – 2 CCRHC B
- Myah Easter
- Alfie Poppy.
King’s Lynn v ECU
The third and final game was against ECU Guests. It proved to be a difficult game. In the very beginning, ECU presented several shots at the goal, however Imogen Senter remained strong, preventing them from scoring on many occasions. Although the game was challenging KLRHC never showed to give up.
Fantastic defence was visible by the whole team, particularly by Thomas Barker and Myah Easter. This was noticed when ECU took a remarkable shot, however Thomas Barker managed to block their aim. Tremendous resistance was also employed by Billy Davey and Taylor McAree. Imogen Senter worked tremendously hard and made several incredible saves. Unfortunately, ECU proved to be the stronger team winning the game.
Final Score: KLRHC 0 – 7 ECU
Would like to thank Harvey Dugdale, Josh Roberts and Josh Taylor for giving up their time to coach the team during the tournament and Josh Taylor and Smokey for refereeing.
The team on the day were:
Imogen Senter (GK), Thomas Barker, Harvey Blyler, Billy Davey, William Dickerson, Myah Easter (C), Taylor McAree, Alfie Poppy & Mikey Whiting