GALLERY: March carry on march towards title but there is penalty flicks heartbreak for Wisbech

13:39 28 January 2014

Wisbech ladies hockey vs City of Peterborough. Picture: Steve Williams

Wisbech ladies hockey vs City of Peterborough. Picture: Steve Williams

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March Town moved four points clear at the top of East Division 3NW with an 11th straight win.

They beat closest challengers Peterborough IV 6-3.

Jody Betts bagged four goals, taking his season’s tally to 31. Matt Bamford and Andy Graham also scored.

March Ladies also made it 11 wins on the bounce with a 9-0 win over Huntingdon II.

Louise Minnis hit a hat-trick, Amy Laws and Lauren Lakey bagged braces and there were goals for Charlotte Norman and Rachel Mottram.

Wisbech ladies beat City of Peterborough 4-3 in a thrilling game.

Lisa Williamson hit a hat-trick, with Leanne Williamson also on target.

But they endured penalty flick heartbreak in a Hockey Trophy third round match with Oxford.

The scores were level at 3-3 after extra time but Oxford won 8-7 on sudden death penalty flicks.

Hannah Strickle, Lisa Williamson and Claire Apted got Wisbech’s goals.

A Laura Overland hat-trick helped the ladies II thump Spalding Ladies 6-0.

Emily Woods, Daisy Woolmer and Joey Gomm got the other goals.

Leanne Woodhead found the net four times and Robyn Gribble was on target as Long Sutton ladies thumped Lincoln II 5-0.

But the men’s II lost 4-0 to Cambridge City IV.

The men’s III produced an outstanding performance to beat Cambridge City Veterans 4-3, ending their four year winning streak.

There was a double from 14 year-old Harry Thorpe and goals from Ian White and Gary Hales.

The mixed side progressed in the Mixed national Cup with a 3-2 win over Norwich Dragons.

Danny Sisson and Gribble gave them a two goal half-time lead but Dragons brought it back to all square.

Long Sutton grabbed the winner with 10 minutes remaining through Jimmy Harrison, whose shot was turned in by a Dragons defender.

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