By George! Honiton Hornets net eight against Teign III

PUBLISHED: 08:16 07 October 2014 | UPDATED: 08:16 07 October 2014

Honiton Hornets continue their superb start to the new season with an emphatic 8-1 win at Teign III in their Petroc 2 league meeting.

Honiton began well and their early endeavours were rewarded when a clearance by the Teign keeper fell to Laura Randall who drilled it home.

The second goal was similar fare with the visiting glovesman again unable to fully clear the ball after a strike by Lydia Cox and Sophie George slotted the ball in from the top of the circle. Cox scored the third with the assist down to Katrina Tucker. The fourth goal was netted by George after a short corner routine involving Vanessa Trude.

Such was the Hornets first half dominance that keeper Sue Stone did not have a single shot to save, much of which was down to the disciplined shift of the defenders in front of her.

After the break Teign came more into the contest and pulled a goal back with a fine individual effort that gave the day’s second Hornets keeper, Kirsty Lack, no chance.

The Hornets response was good and they quickly struck again through Trude.

Two further goals followed with excellent reverse stick shots from Tucker before the final goal, scored by George from a well-weighted pass through the defence from Hazel Teasdale.

Despite the one-sided nature of the score-line there was plenty of work done by the Hornets defence of Jenny Smith, Sami Parke, Vicky Morris, Sarah Self and Denise Underhill.

The Player of the match award was shared Hazel Teasdale and Sami Parke.

The club always welcomes new members who are welcome to join the Monday night weekly training sessions. See the club website at for more details.

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