2017 School Games’ Day 3 Reports

Scotland's 2017 School Games squads

Reports of the Scotland School Games matches from September 3 2017

Girls’ School Games – Scotland 2-4 England Red

Scotland Girls’ were beaten in their final match of the 2017 School Games in a competitive 4-2 defeat to England Red.

Scotland opened the scoring in the first quarter when Emma Forrest scored in the twelfth minute and make it 1-0 to Scotland.

There was an equaliser just a few minutes later when Maddy Davies levelled the scores just before the break.

The second quarter saw Olivia Back score a couple of goals to give England Red a solid lead at half time.

The win was sealed for England Red when Back secured her hat-trick in the 35th minute from a penalty corner to make it 4-1.

Milly Wood pulled one back for Scotland but it was England Red who emerged as victorious to close the girls’ tournament.


Boys’ School Games- Scotland 5-0 England White

Scotland Boys’ finished their 2017 School Games with a tremendous 5-0 win over England White in Loughborough.

Ewen Mackie opened the scoring for Scotland with a penalty corner strike in the second quarter to put his side in front.

An even third quarter was shattered by the goal-fest that was the final quarter with the Scots striking four times.

Jamie Golden was the first to hit the net in the goal-rush when he converted a penalty corner to make it 2-0.

It was 3-0 a short while later when Struan Walker was on hand to convert another penalty corner and put the game to bed.

Things got even better for Scotland when they were awarded a penalty stroke. Golden stepped up to slot home Scotland’s fourth.

Andrew McConnell completed the scoring just before full-time from another penalty stroke to make it 5-0 and a great win to end the tournament.

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