The Round-Up – Beds & Herts 17/09/17

The Round-Up

Sunday 17th September

Beds & Herts Women’s Division One

St Albans ladies continue to set the early pace in Beds & Herts Division One starting the season well building on last weekends 12-1 win continued to find the back of the net again at home this Sunday against Sherrardswood Ladies. Sophie Monahan scoring twice in the 1st 10 minutes to put St Albans into the lead Ellen Slater scored to put the home side 3-0 in the opening quarter hour. Michaela Johnson getting a goal on 32 minutes, Sherrardswood pulling a goal back to make it 4-1 3 minutes later Laurie Marris scoring. Johnson went on to score for St Albans just a minute later completing her hat-trick a minute before half-time. Monahan completed her own hat-trick on 63 minutes. Chloe Reeves also scoring for St Albans with 15 minutes left as they ran out 8-1 winners scoring 20 goals in their opening 2 matches.

Also making it 2 wins from 2 to start their season in Division One are Northwood Ladies away to Watton Ladies on Sunday. Victoria Lieberman scoring midway through the 1st half to see the visitors 1 up at the break, Claire Cranfield making it 2-0 20 minutes into the 2nd half. Jenny Hunnable making the points secure with a goal for Northwood in the last 5 minutes.

  Garston Ladies started their season with a home game against Sharnbrook WFC who scored on 10 minutes Charlie Mullins on target. Garston took all 3 points however going on to win the game 3-1 with goals from Alice Frost, Kelly Kirwan and Caroline Tenebaum putting them 4th in the table.

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two

In Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two on Sunday their were 4 games played. Evergreen Eagles were on the road taking on Hitchin Belles the newly promoted side collecting all 3 points taking them to the top of the table. A brace for Christie Brewer along with strikes from Samantha Feeney and Samantha Takis seeing Evergreen Eagles win 4-1. Chloe Keller scoring the goal for Hitchin Belles.

  Joining Evergreen Eagles on 4 points at the top of the Division Two table are Welwyn Pegasus Sapphires. At home to Hitchin Town Ladies the points were shared in a 2-2 draw. Georgina Harvey and Chemise Huitson scoring for Welwyn. Hitchin Town got their 1st point on the board courtesy of goals from Sherrie Evans and Megan Franklin. 

   Garston Ladies 2nd XI got off to a great start in the league beginning their campaign away to last season’s Division Three Champions, Woburn & Wavendon Lionesses Blues. Lauren Berryman opening her season with 4 goals for Garston. Leah Crocket scoring twice along with a goal for Maxine Hotz the final score 7-1. Woburn’s goal coming from Victoria Herald.

Lastly in Division Two, Letchworth Garden City Eagles were beginning there season at home to Royston Town Ladies Reserves. The away side with the narrow victory to claim their 1st win of the season beating Letchworth 2-1 thanks to an early goal from Abby Laughlin the 2nd scored by Hannah Tofts. Katie Smith with Letchworth’s goal. Early days but just like last season this league looks like it’s going to be very competitive once again.

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three

Crazy scenes in Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three as Shefford Town & Campton Ladies win 2 matches in a row at the start of the season to lead the way in the table. At home on Sunday facing Bedwell Rangers Ladies, Louise Grocott scoring a brace with goals for Vikki Ransom and Chloe Tate plus an own goal sealing a 5-1 victory for Shefford. Jessica Sullivan scoring the goal in the 1st half for Bedwell Rangers.

  Also winning their 2 opening league matches in Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three are new side Welwyn Pegasus Azures, an early 10 minute hat-trick for Janiece Allen putting Welwyn 3-0 inside 20 minutes. Woburn & Wavendon came back into it Catriona Roxburgh pulling a goal back on the half hour mark Shelby Archer adding a 2nd 5 minutes later. 3-2 it remained Welwyn keeping their opponents at bay to collect the 3 points.

  Evergreen Ladies picked up their 1st win of the season at home to Potters Bar United Ladies on Sunday. Winning the match 3-1 thanks to goals from Rebecca Freeman, Natalie Maher and Danielle McMullen. Lauren Englefield with the goal for Potters Bar.