Hornets’ super six against Torquay

PUBLISHED: 11:16 09 November 2011


Torbay 2nds 0, Honiton Hornets 6

Honiton Hornets travelled to Torquay this weekend for their league match against Torbay 2nds who are currently at the bottom of the league, writes Sophie George.

With this in mind, Honiton started with a strong attacking formation, leaving Lorraine Ritchie, Sami Parke and Sue Stone to cover the defence.

This tactic worked well and Honiton had the majority of the possession, spending much of the half in Torbay end of the pitch.

The forwards and halves, Sophie Keywood, Becky Hammett, Kathryn Epson and Vicky Morris, combined well to build plenty of attacks on the goal and were awarded with four goals in the first half.

The first came from Becky Bond, who linked well with some quick passes from Vanessa Trude to beat the goal keeper. The second came from Sophie George, who received a pass into the circle from Amy Phillips which she was able to push between the goalkeeper’s feet.

Vanessa Trude scored another of her own, pushing in one of many great crosses from Jean Herniman.

Just before the half time whistle, it was Becky Bond who scored again. The second half saw similar play and Honiton were unlucky to not be awarded a further goal from Amy Phillips, which was disallowed by the Torbay umpire.

The two final goals came from Vanessa Trude, who once more put in a cross from Jean Herniman, and Becky Bond, who scored from a well-worked short corner move.

Special mention this week to Sophie Keywood who played really well in her first senior league match for the club. Player of the Match was Becky Bond.

●Honiton continue to practice on a Tuesday evening at Cullompton Sports Centre at 7pm until 8.30pm meeting in Honiton at 6.30pm.

●New members always welcome, regardless of ability. For contact details please see www.wcwhl.co.uk/Public/Clubs.php.

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