Freemantle nets as Honiton Town Under-11s push a fine Feniton all the way

09:23 13 February 2014

Football generic picture

Football generic picture

Archant

Honiton Town Under-11s made the short journey to Acland Park, Feniton to play in one of the three Exeter and District Youth League matches to survive another soggy Saturday.

The challenge was always going to be a tough one with the home side sporting a perfect record this term.

On a day more suited to sailing, the wind made play difficult, but both teams persevered and passed the ball well when conditions allowed.

Feniton soon showed why they top the league with some excellent approach play and, although Honiton stood up well, the home side took the lead midway through the first half.

Feniton then doubled their advantage soon after, but Honiton refused to lie down and were rewarded for their hard work when Caleb Freemantle scored following some defensive indecision to make the score 2-1 at the break.

The second half followed a similar pattern with Honiton conceding two further goals and although they failed to score again themselves, despite creating some opportunities, they can be happy with their overall performance.

Players to stand out on the day included Will Whitworth and Matthew Ward along with fine defensive displays from Jack Hawker and Laura Beth Outram.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Tue, 21:40

Axminster bowlers enjoyed an excellent win at Wrington (Bristol), bagging success on three of the four rinks played on their way to an 88-71 victory, writes David Harris.

Read more
Tue, 21:40

The ladies competed for the Championship Scratch Cup, played over 36 holes and also the 18-hole Handicap Cup, writes Liz Rogers.

Read more
Tue, 21:40
Jack Salvidge in action

Honiton riders do well at Yeovilton vent

Read more
Tue, 21:39

There were 24 members who contested the latest mixed competition, writes Liz Rogers.

Read more
Tue, 21:39
Bowls

Seaton’s Two Counties League team gained a superb success on a visit to Cullompton, writes Maria Johnson.

Read more
Tue, 21:39
Wood Driver by Golf Ball June 2000

Axe Cliff lady captain Helen Kenworthy organised a ladies competition, with a slight difference.

Read more
Tue, 21:38
Football generic picture

Axminster Town host Wellington this Friday night in a pre-season game.

Read more
Tue, 21:38
Bowls

In the Two Counties league Feniton defeated local rivals Ottery St Mary, on all four rinks by 90-68, thereby maintaining their second spot in the league, writes Roger Smith.

Read more
Tue, 21:37

Seaton kept alive their outside hopes of promotion from the C Division East of the Tolchards League when they defeated Filleigh in a thriller that went down to the final over.

Read more
Tue, 21:37
Bowls

Lyme Regis One secure a swift return to the Championship League

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder