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u17’s Report: 23rd November 2019

The third tournament of the season was held at North Herts Leisure Centre.

King’s Lynn v CCRHC
In their first game, KLRHC faced CCRHC A, which proved somewhat difficult match. Minutes into the game and CCRHC A had made several attempts to score. Imogen Senter displayed some outstanding goalkeeping, making many superb saves. Unfortunately, CCRHC A managed to score within the third minute. Shortly after, Harvey Byler and Alfie Poppy both took shots at CCRHC A’s goal, however they were both unlucky and didn’t manage to score. Thomas Barker and William Dickerson held strong in defence, while Imogen Senter continued to save countless shots. CCRHC A proved to be the stronger side, claiming a further five goals in the first half.

The second half showed to be equally tough. This was highlighted seconds into the game with CCRHC A taking a shot at the goal. Imogen Senter made a cracking save. Shortly after, CCRHC managed to score. KLRHC fought hard. Myah Easter showed great strength. Great teamwork was presented by Alfie Poppy, Thomas Barker, Myah Easter and Harvey Blyler. With Imogen Senter persistence, allowed her to save many more goals. Taylor McAree, Billy Davey and Mikey Whiting battled hard to win control, against the ball. Myah Easter and William Dickerson both attempted to score, before CCRHC A claimed the final goal minutes before the whistle.

Final Score: CCRHC A 11- 0 King’s Lynn

In their second game, KLRHC were up against CCRHC B. Minutes into the first half, Thomas Barker and Harvey Blyler tried to score. A fantastic team effort was displayed from the start. Billy Davey and Thomas Barker again put up a strong defence with CCRHC B endeavouring to score. Some great passes were made by Thomas Barker, Billy Davey and Harvey Blyler which allowed Alfie Poppy managed to score. Further shots were attempted by Thomas Barker and Alfie Poppy, before CCRHC B managed to score. Thomas Barker, William Dickerson and Alfie Poppy battled hard towards the end to try and score. An excellent shot was made by Thomas Barker, but unfortunately didn’t make the net. William Dickerson and Mikey Whiting defended well. In the final minutes Alfie Poppy claimed a second goal, allowing the team a two-goal lead.

The second half continued as the KLRHC side lead the way and Harvey Blyler scoring from some great passing by Billy Davey, Taylor McAree and Myah Easter. Billy Davey almost scored another soon after. CCRHC B then scored an own goal to help increase KLRHC’s lead. Imogen Senter continued to display excellence in goal, throughout the game. Finally, Alfie Poppy scored again in the final minute.

Score: KLRHC 5 – 0 CCRHC B

Goal Scorers:
Alfie Poppy (3)
Harvey Blyler

Kings Lynn v Letchworth B
The final game was against Letchworth. In the first few minutes of the game Letchworth managed to score. Thomas Barker, Mikey Whiting and Alfie Poppy battled hard to avoid Letchworth from gaining control. Imogen Senter worked relentlessly to stop Letchworth from scoring. Taylor McAree, Mikey Whiting, Billy Davey and Myah Easter endeavored to restrict Letchworth’s scoring. However, in the final minutes Letchworth claimed their sixth goal.

In the second half Imogen Senter displayed excellent strength in goal yet again, making tremendous saves against Letchworth. Myah Easter and Harvey Blyler worked well together, composing some excellent passes. Harvey Blyler tried to score, however was very unlucky. Unfortunately, Letchworth proved the stronger side in ability and speed allowing them to claim five further goals.

Final Score: Letchworth B 11- 0 King’s Lynn

The team would like to thank Josh Taylor for giving up his time to coach the team during the tournament and Josh Taylor and Sante Giancola refereeing.

The team on the day were:
Myah Easter (joint C), Alfie Poppy, Harvey Blyler, Thomas Barker, Taylor McAree, William Dickerson, Mikey Whiting, Billy Davey and Imogen Senter (GK and joint Captain).