Louth hockey: Juniors on song at Horncastle tournament

Louth Under 14s hockey squad ended the Horncastle tournament unbeaten EMN-170220-165132002
Louth Under 14s hockey squad ended the Horncastle tournament unbeaten EMN-170220-165132002

Louth Hockey Club under 14s earned some good results of their third tournament of the season as they picked up four wins and a draw in Horncastle.

Their first game was against Lindum (Lincoln) with Max Greenfield scoring twice to give Louth a 2-0 win before they replicated the scoreline and result against Sleaford Foxes thanks to a brace from Ross Armstrong.

The under 14s’ toughest game of the day came against Long Sutton as Louth fought back to earn a 2-2 draw courtesy of a late short corner goal from Nick Short.

Their penultimate match came against Bourne Deeping and the team performed well to win 5-0 before goals from Ishasha Stewart, Ross Armstrong and Max Greenfield helped Louth to finish the tournament with victory against the hosts Horncastle.

The team consisted of Archie Hulance, Olly and Esmee Trotter, Ross Armstrong, Nick Short, Ishasha Stewart, Max Greenfield and Layla Short.

Archie Hulance was Louth’s player of the tournament.

* Louth Hockey Club’s men’s First XI return to action on Saturday, following a blank weekend, with a trip to City of Peterborough.

The First XI currently sit sixth in the East League Division Five NW, but just four points off second place.

The Ladies’ First XI also return on Saturday when they host University of Leeds in a Yorkshire League Division Three match from 1pm.

* Louth HC run junior, ladies’ and men’s squads. For further information, visit www.louthhockeyclub.co.uk