U11B Hockey v Witham Hall (A) 2.15pm

TEAM: U11B Hockey 


DATE: Wednesday 9th November 

COACHES: Mrs Bonner-MacKenzie & Miss Blee-Storey 

EMAIL: fbm@st-hughs.lincs.sch.uk 

CHANGE: Morning break

LUNCH: Early -12.00 noon

START TIME: 2.15pm


Team: Ela - Captain, Michelle, Olivia, Charlotte, Frankie , Lulu, India

NOTES: Blue Games Kit with hoody. Mouthguard/shin pads/water bottle essential. Hot match teas will be served after the game - attendance is compulsory. Please email coach if being collected from Witham. 

Match Report


The U11B team travelled to Witham this week to play a big side from Witham made up of their C and D teams. Despite a bit of a slow start, by the end of the first quarter, the girls were really playing well, definitely in “attacking mode” and keen to keep the ball in their D! Charlotte got our scoring off to a great start with an incredible run down the pitch. As the game went on, the girls’ teamwork went from strength to strength. Michelle took a turn up front this week and tackled hard, never giving up. Ela knows just where to place herself out on the wing, and had some fantastic teamplay and unbreakable formations with both Charlotte and Tabitha. India had a particularly strong defensive game, as - given we only had 6 players - Witham lent us two of their players to go in defence. It was great to have this extra support, but meant that India really had to work hard to sweep the ball out of the D. Lulu as goalkeeper - in addition to her unwavering enthusiasm! - put in several good saves. Although we conceded 2 goals over the 2nd and 3rd quarters, the score was evened up with only the final quarter to go. The girls were certainly getting tired, but never gave up, and managed to score a 3rd goal in the last quarter, bringing home a well-deserved win. A really strong game, showing just how much the girls’ skills and teamwork has improved, not to mention their stamina! Particularly thanks must go to Tabitha, who came down from the U11A team to support her peers, and really gave it her all.