Mixed Finals 2016: Day 2

Mixed Finals 2016: Day 2

Mixed Plate 3rd/4th Playoff: 
Reading 5-2 Sutton Coldfield 

Reading started the game strong scoring the first three goals. A brace from Rob Farrow and the third from Tommy Alexander. 
Sutton Coldfield had to come out strong after half time to stay in with a chance. the response was actioned by Tom Nicholls with a pentaly corner. 
Reading quickly replied with a completed hattrick for Farrow. Huw Kimber shortly added to their impressive haul through a field goal. Sutton Coldfield counld not come back but were awarded a consolation goal from Sam Phipps. 

Mixed Plate Final: 
Sevenoaks 3-1 Havering 

Sevenoaks took the lead early and kept it going into half time 2-0. Max and Jess Denniff potted both of these away through open play. 
Keen to keep their lead at the start of the second half LIv Sherwen put another past the Havering keeper to put them 3-0 up. 
The hope of a comeback nearly came for Havering with a goal from Sue Harwood, however the Sevenoaks defence were too hard to crack and they go home plate champions. 

Mixed Trophy 3rd/4th Playoff:
Harleston Magpies 6-2 Bristol Firebrands 

Both keen to claim pride after their losses yesterday meant for a feisty match from both sides. 
A good game from both teams it was a goal fest. Harleston taking the lead with goals from Maria Andrews and Lucy Whiting. A quick response for Bristol from Tom Instone kept both teams in it. 
Harleston firmly took the lead before the break with an open goal from Whiting to make her tally a double. 
The second half provided alot of excitment. Whiting put her third away for Harleston; this lead to a wake up call for firebrands and Instone responded well with an open play goal. 
Robbie Kinsella, and Lauren Barber took advantage of firebrands kicking back with two more goals to confirm their third place. 

Mixed Trophy Final: 
Banbury 4 - 3 Formby 

The most anticipated game of the day got underway under the blazing sun at Lee Valley. 
Formby kicked off the scoring with a converted penalty corner from Connel Capper. 
Banbury retaliated with a hattrick from two penalty corners and a stroke for Josh Nunneley. 
Not to give up that easily Formby came out fighting in the second half and an open goal for Nick Giles kept them in the running. 
Max Grossmith extended banburys lead, and Stepehn Wright could only get a consolotion goal for Formby. 
A brilliant game of hockey from both teams. Congratulations to the new Mixed Trophy Champions 2015-16 - Banbury.