U16 Club Finals - Day 1 Report

Neston South Wirral U16 Finals 2016
Surbiton & Marlow Boy's and Surbiton & Southgate Girl's lead the way after day 1 of the U16 Club Finals at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

In Boy’s Pool A, Surbiton lead the way after two impressive displays which saw them ship a total of ten goals past Leicester and Havant, four of which coming from Zach Wallace. Neston South Wirral started the day well with a 5-1 victory over Havant, Tom Russell with a hat trick. Leicester bounced back strong after their earlier defeat to Surbiton to beat Neston South Wirral 3-1 thanks to a double from Rohan Bhuhi. That means Leicester and Neston both have three points going into tomorrow, with Surbiton leading the way. 

Marlow head up Pool B after a last minute goal from Cameron Beazley-Clarke to edge ahead in a close game versus Leek, who trail in the pool just one point behind after a good win earlier against Canterbury, Joe Knott with a brace. In a closely fought pool throughout, Guildford and Canterbury are only separated by one point also levelling at a 1-1 draw in their clash. This is a pool to watch going into tomorrow and all is to gain from those all important wins. 

In Girl’s Pool C, Surbiton lead after day one, with two high scoring games, 5-0 against Cannock and an impressive 8-0 against Leicester, Isabelle Petter getting eight of the goals. Reading are close behind, matching on 6 points after similar goal-fest games. A closer first game saw them win 3-1 against Leicester, which was followed up with an 8-0 win against Cannock, Hannah Gilmore leading their goal scoring with four goals and Anna Gutierrez with two. Leicester and Cannock go head to head tomorrow fighting for their first points on the board.

Southgate sealed an early win against Isca to get an important 3 points on the board thanks to 2 goals from Milly Davis, with Beeston also taking their points with a 4-2 win against Stourport. In their 2nd games of the day it was hard to separate Stourport and Isca who had a closely fought match to finish the day on a 2-2 draw. Southgate edged a 3-2 win against Beeston to compete their day putting them into the lead for the final day tomorrow with Beeston closely fighting at their heels for the first place spot. 

To view all the latest tables and results in full, click on the relevant links below.

Boy's Pool A Table & Results

Boy's Pool B Table & Results

Girl's Pool C Table & Results

Girl's Pool D Table & Results

Tickets are still available for Sunday which you can purchase at the venue, £8 for adults and £4 for U18s.

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