H&H U15’s maintain their unbeaten league run, winning away at North Leigh.
Starting Line up: Cameron, Brian, Josh, Ciaran (capt) Archie, Zac, Matt, Alex, Jack, Jaja, Fish, subs: Tom, Ben, Dan, Christian.
H&H kicked off the 1st half on a very wet and heavy pitch and immediately looked to score, Jaja’ s strong run leading to North Leigh conceding the 1st corner of the match which was cleared by North Leigh. Archie played a nice pass up to Alex, Alex created just enough space to get a shot off which just skipped wide of the post. Jaja was next to try and break the deadlock, Ciaran laying the ball back to Fish who played the ball to Jaja his shot beating the keeper and cleared by a defender for another corner. North Leigh had their first attack resulting in a corner from which North Leigh scored. Moments later Archie made way for Dan at right back. With half an hour played Alex brought a great save from the North Leigh keeper, within a minute Alex had the equaliser for H&H, a telling pass from Dan allowed Alex to squeeze a shot in past the keeper, the score now 1-1. H&H continued to press for another goal but the North Leigh keeper was having a great game, twice thwarting Jaja.
Half time North Leigh 1 H&H 1
North Leigh got the 2nd half underway and H&H pressed North Leigh into their half, and had 2 good opportunities to score, the keeper just getting a telling touch from a shot by Fish and Zacs header just clearing the bar. With just over 10 minutes played Fish took the score to 2-1 in H&H’s favour from a cross by Jaja Fish was on hand to rifle the ball into the net. H&H were keen to increase the scoreline and Matt had a shot well saved by the keeper. H&H made a substitution, Ben coming on to replace Jack. Cairan took the score to 3-1 to H&H from a cross by Zac. The North Leigh keeper was continuing having a great game and made an impressive double save from Zac and Alex. H&H substitution Tom came on for Zac. With time almost up Matt scored to make the score 1-4
Final score: North Leigh1 - Harwell and Hendred 4.
Scorers: North Leigh 1, Harwell and Hendred, Alex, Fish,Ciaran, Matt