Day 3 at the Futures Cup – Silver for Cougars U17 Girls
Saxon Tigers U17 Girls 0-0 (4-3) Caledonian Cougars U17 Girls
Caledonian Cougars U17 Girls won the silver medal at the Futures Cup after a dramatic final shoot-out with Saxon Tigers.
The teams couldn’t be separated during a close and competitive goalless final resulting in the drama of running penalties.
In the shoot-out both sides missed their first penalty before Jordan Homann scored for the Tigers and Emily Dark converted for the Cougars.
The next round of penalties saw Alexandra Malzer score for the Tigers and Rachel Bain convert for the Cougars.
Next Charlotte Summers scored for the Tigers while the Cougars came up short to make the score in the shoot-out 3-2 to the Tigers.
The Tigers couldn’t finish the Cougars off in the final round of running penalties and Margery Justice levelled the score to take it to sudden death.
Homann scored another penalty along with a Cougars miss to give the Tigers a 4-3 victory after sudden death. The Cougars come away from the tournament with a well-earned silver medal.
Caledonian Cougars U15 Girls 3-0 Celtic Jaguars U15 Girls
Caledonian Cougars U15 Girls won the 5th/6th place play-off against Celtic Jaguars on the final day in the Futures Cup.
The opening goal of the match came when Ellie MacKenzie gave the cougars the lead in five minutes when she made it 1-0 from open play.
The Cougars had to wait until the third quarter before they doubled their advantage. Lucy Smith provided the finish from a penalty corner in the 32nd minute to make it 2-0.
Then in the 48th minute it was Smith again who was on hand to score and take the game out of reach, and propel the Caledonian Cougars toward a 3-0 victory.
Celtic Jaguars U15 Boys 4-3 Caledonian Cougars U15 Boys
In a game of goals and great entertainment, Caledonian Cougars U15 Boys were on the wrong side of a 4-3 defeat in the Futures Cup.
Caledonian Cougars took the lead in just three minutes when Jake Inglis scored to make it 1-0. Just over five minutes later the Celtic Jaguars equalised through a strike by Joseph Webb.
Will Couston put the Jaguars in front in the second quarter but the Cougars struck back immediately when Inglis bagged his second goal of the match.
The Jaguars took the lead again with another strike by Webb and again the Cougars struck back quickly with a goal by Alex Wilson.
The deciding goal came from a penalty corner goal by Theo Bancroft who gave the Jaguars the victory in a close and intense encounter.
Caledonian Cougars U17 Boys 5-2 Celtic Jaguars U17 Boys
Caledonian Cougars U17 Boys won their 5th/6th play-off with Celtic Jaguars in a 5-2 victory.
It was the Jaguars who took the lead when Rhys Bradshaw opened the scoring through penalty corner strike.
The Cougars equalised at the end of the first quarter when Andrew McConnell scored a penalty corner to level the score.
It was in the third quarter that the Cougars really stepped up a gear and rattled a few goals past the Jaguars. McConnell scored his second from a penalty corner to put the Cougars in front.
Next it was Fraser Heigh to add his name to the score sheet with a strike from open play before Jacob Tweedie added a fourth to put the Cougars in the driving seat.
The Jaguars pulled one back at the start of the final quarter through Bradshaw but any prospect of a comeback was put to bed by McConnell who completed his hat-trick from a penalty corner.
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