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Ladies 1st XI - Match centre

Blackheath & Elthamians Ladies 1s
Sevenoaks Ladies' 4s
Sat 24 Nov 12:30 - Kent Women's Hockey League - Premier Division Full time

BEHC recover well after going 1-0 down in the first 10 minutes to take the game


BEHC recover well after going 1-0 down in the first 10 minutes to take the game

BEHC recover well after going 1-0 down in the first 10 minutes to take the game.

Ladies 1st XI played Sevenoaks 4s at home on Saturday in a game that seemed to take BEHC by surprise.

Caught off-guard by an early goal from a fast-paced counter attack, BEHC found themselves on the back foot for the first time this season.
But not long after, a well-worked move down the right-hand side saw things start to go BEHC’s way. Sue’s brilliant swing hit on the end of a rebound shot took the score to 1-1.

The goal galvanised the opposition who pressed high and made BEHC work hard to hold on to the ball.

BEHC managed to weather the storm until half-time then returned to the pitch with new-found determination after a few home truths from Coach Jen at the break.

Better communication in this half. Some pressure in defence but good covering runs and a few cracking clearances from Sarah MB kept the score equal.

With fewer than 10 minutes left to play, Charlie “3D-skills” Brown found the back of the net to give BEHC the lead.

Now one up, BEHC settled into a better rhythm; attacking more confidently with quick and accurate passes. New target has to be to play that way for more than the final 10 minutes…

Final score 2-1 to BEHC. Next week Ladies 1st IX welcome Cliftonville to College Meadow.

MoM: Charlie (goal scorer; good work up front)
DoD: Charlie (head-butting a uni friend in the oppo; top bins bragging at mid-week team social)

Team selection

Bright, Sarah Bright, Sarah
Windsor, Ceri Windsor, Ceri
Petherbridge, Katie Petherbridge, Katie
Bancroft, Sarah Bancroft, Sarah
Murdock, Meghann Murdock, Meghann
Wallace, Sally Wallace, Sally
Light, Georgina Light, Georgina
Pitt, Vicky Pitt, Vicky
Stonebanks, Jenna Stonebanks, Jenna
Cox, Beth Cox, Beth
Moore, Sue Moore, Sue

League round up

Other Premier Division results

Cliftonville Ladies 1st XI
Marden Russets Ladies 1sts
Folkestone Optimist Ladies 2s
Old Bordenian Ladies 1Xl
Gore Court Ladies' 1s
Kings Alleyns Ladies' 2nd XI
Maidstone ladies 2s
Bexleyheath & Belvedere Ladies 1's


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League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Blackheath & Elthamians Ladies 1s 22 59
2. Bexleyheath & Belvedere Ladies 1's 22 50
3. Gore Court Ladies' 1s 22 43
4. Sevenoaks Ladies' 4s 22 42
5. Marden Russets Ladies 1sts 22 39
6. Blackheath & Elthamians Ladies 2's 22 27
7. Folkestone Optimist Ladies 2s 22 27


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