The Round-Up – Beds & Herts 24/09/17

The Round-Up

Sunday 24th September

Beds & Herts Women’s Division One

St Albans Ladies are flying high in Beds & Herts Women’s Division One making it 3 wins from 3 to start the season scoring 27 goals along the way. At home to newly promoted Flitwick Ladies this Sunday Sophie Lawrence set the ball rolling scoring in the 8th minute for St Albans. Ellen Slater scoring from the penalty spot on the half hour to double the lead her goal quickly followed by a 3rd from Michaela Johnson. Lawrence getting her 2nd of the game 2 minutes before half time. More goals 2nd half, Nicola Dark getting St Alban’s 5th 3 minutes into the 2nd half. Chloe Reeves and Eleanor Lovelock sealing a 7-1 victory. 

Northwood Ladies had started the season with 2 wins from 2. At home to Sherrardswood Ladies this Sunday had to settle for a point after leading 2-0 at half-time. The visitors pulling a goal back in the 2nd half Northwood scored again making it 3-1 before Sherrardswood scored two more goals to level the scores at 3-3. Claire Cranfield, Yvonne Macalonan and Emma Steele with the goals for Northwood. Laura Cousins and a double for Rhia Rose the goalscorers for Sherrardswood.

Sharnbrook WFC are 3rd in the table as they edged out Houghton Athletic Ladies away from home in a 7 goal thriller to pick up their 2nd win of the season. Ciara Craig, Emily Wilson and Holly Thomson with the goals for Houghton, wasn’t enough to get anything from the game as goals from Gemma Franklin on 17 minutes, Emily Clark and Clare Smith also in the 1st half and a goal from Stephanie Hettle with 15 minutes left saw Sharnbrook to a 4-3 win.

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two

Garston Ladies 2nd XI made it 2 wins from 2 at the start of the season to go top of the Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two table. Home on Sunday were playing Royston Town Ladies Reserves. Goals from Leah Crockett, Dion Lewis and Charley Kelsey securing a 3-1 win for Garston. Allyson Santini getting the goal for Royston.

Hitchin Town Ladies go 4th in the Division Two table after gaining their 1st win of the season building on last weekends draw away to Welwyn Pegasus Sapphires. At home were taking on Letchworth Garden City Eagles both sides relegated last season. 4 goals from new signing Jessica McNamara sealing the 3 points as Hitchin Town beat Letchworth 4-2. Tayla Murray and Louise Mylles scoring their goals.

The points had to be shared between Woburn & Wavendon Lionesses Blues and Hitchin Belles as they contested a high scoring score draw, Woburn & Wavendon going 3-0 down coming back to level the scores at 3-3 went on to take the lead before conceding in the last couple of minutes 4-4 the final score. Hitchin 3-0 up after 22 minutes, salvaging the draw late on, Amy Jack and Charlotte Peters both getting a goal with Chloe Keller scoring twice. Georgie Payne, Amy Gibbins, Madison Drewett and Bethany Young the goal scorers for Woburn & Wavendon. 

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three

Welwyn Pegasus Azures are 3 points clear at the top of Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three, new to the league this season made it 3 wins from 3 with victory at home to Evergreen Ladies on Sunday edging the score 2-1 thanks to goals from Janiece Allen and Sevi Djemal. Natalie Maher scoring for Evergreen Ladies.

Also starting the season with a 100% win rate are Bedford Ladies Development made it 2 wins from 2 away to Potters Bar United Ladies on Sunday, Jade Nairn scoring for Potters Bar, Jessica Bunnage for Bedford the scores level at 1-1 at half-time. Bedford going on to lead 2-1 through Paige Abraham in the 68th minute, Bunnage with her 2nd of the game with 15 minutes left, Cayleigh Jackson made the 3 points secure with a 4th goal in the 90th minute.

  A good weekend for both the Woburn & Wavendon Lionesses sides as the Clarets also won picking up their 1st win of the season in their 3rd league game at home to bottom side Bedwell Rangers Ladies. Charlotte Demmon scoring the opening goal on 10 minutes for Woburn & Wavendon. Lauren Revell and Grace Woodman putting Woburn & Wavendon into a 3-0 lead inside the opening 20 minutes. Leah Tomlin pulled it back to 3-1 for Bedwell 5 minutes later before 2 quickfire goals from Dominique Hull on the half hour saw the home side leading 5-1 at the break. Erin Dabbs scoring Woburn’s 6th goal. Jessica Sullivan pulling a goal back for Bedwell. Demmon with her 2nd of the game in the 70th minute Woburn & Wavendon winning 8-2 moves them into 4th in the Division Three table.