Nottsport U16 and U18 Girls Inter Districts Results
A fantastic weekend of Hockey on display at the GNHC. Below the final placings:
- South West
- South West
- West East Midland
Another day of competition in the Nottsport Girls Inter Districts took place in Glasgow on Sunday. The rain could not keep the crowds away. The first games of the day were in the u18 competition, Midland continuing their strong day one performance with a win over West, goals from Georgia Smith and Emily Dark. In the other match South faced North, two goals in the second half sealed the points for South, Caitlin Wright and Chloe Richardson taking a single each to take the points.
South Wests first game of day two was against North, a penalty stroke gave them a one goal advantage after seventeen minutes. Two minutes later Rosie Watkins converted from a short corner. North had no reply in the second half, leaving South West to a two nil win.
In the clash of East and Midland, the first half was a no scoring event, there were chances for both teams, but both keepers up to the task. It was East that broke through first through Lorna Crawford whose work rate on the pitch was notable throughout. It took Midland until four minutes from time when Erin Stevens converted to split the points.
South versus South West saw South advance by a two goal lead, Lucy Murray scoring a brace early in the second half. South West drew one back With Kathryn Meenhan converting. The final score South two South West one.
In the West versus East battle the points were shared with a non-scoring game.
Midlands final game of the tournament came with their opponents being South, they had two wins and a draw under their belt so were striving to continue collecting points.Erin Stevens started Midland off with a goal in six minutes of the starting whistle. Eve Pearson was next to take advantage of a lapse in Souths defence. Captain Emily Dark sealed the deal with a rocket of a shot into the bottom corner, points secure, unbeaten the title was claimed.
In the lower placings pool South and North played a competitive fixture, at half time in was one goal apiece. As it looked like the teams would share the points South scored a last minute goal through Captain Holly Shepherd to steal all three points. In the other match in the pool, Highland took on the Hybrid team, West East Midland ran out six goals to nil to take the three points.
In the Semi Finals of the U16s event, East took on South West. East showed their intent in the first minute converting through Katy Martin. They extended their lead eight minutes later with a well worked goal from Iona Lindsay. South West could not respond, the final nail came in the twenty fifth minute with a reverse shot from Ellie MacKenzie ensuring Easts place in the final. In the other semi final West took on Midland. Midland converting a Penalty corner early on, however West reply was almost instant with a penalty corner goal of their own. West then turned up the heat and scored three more goals, all through different players. Midland pulled a goal back through Joanna Johnston in the thirty seventh minute. West the team to progress through to the final to take on rivals East.
South Secured fifth spot with a three nil win over the Hybrid team. In the third and fourth placing match Midlands Steph Craig goal was the difference between the two sides, Midland taking third spot.
In the Under 16 final the game finished one goal apiece, West converted first through Niamh Green. Easts response game three minutes from time by way of a Sophie Hinds. The end result to be decided by Running penalties. It was a game of Goal keepers with Jessica Smith of East making some important saves. The end result three converted penalties for East, one to West. East taking first place.
- Testing weekend at the top of National League 1
- Scottish Hockey website Competitions Module
- Excitement at the top of both National League 1 tables
- Six Scots selected for GB women Elite Development Programme
- Huge weekend in National League 1
- Cameron Golden and Callum MacKenzie selected for GB U21
- Results on the Scottish Hockey website
- Scotland women’s squad announced for matches versus Ireland
- U18s Shine at First Stage of Club Cup
- Wildcats in Pole Position