Sunday 16th November
A squad of 11 U14 players travelled to
Luckily Maisie Simmonds at 5’10” was there first and the
The M5 was completely closed southbound so with 2 minutes to go before the start Hucclecote only had 7 players (4 defenders!) but took to the court nervous of TeamBath’s reputation. The shooters were nervous and had lots of possession but did not convert these opportunities. Despite some close play the 1st session was lost 3-5.
By now everyone had arrived and the starting 7 could be whipped up. Hucclecote’s superior organisation on court allowed them to win the session easily 7-2 taking the score to 10-7. The 3 shooters settled and began to convert goals in a 3rd session in which the defence intercepted
The squad of 11 players was changed each session but the players adapted well and were aware of set plays on court. Inevitably frequent changes meant that
All the girls played extremely well and showed a real maturity in their play, especially when they were under pressure. Many thanks to Charlotte who travelled to umpire for us and to the parents who endured a very difficult drive to get there and were vocal in their support!
Alix Matthews (captain) Maisie Simmonds
Laura Jones Hannah Jeavons
Jess Longley Becky Brunt
George Ormandy Kim Locklin
Emma Neild Chloe Jones