GALLERY: White and Howsam score in March Town ladies win while Wisbech ladies progress in Women’s Trophy

March ladies hockey v City of Peterborough III. Picture: Steve Williams.

March ladies hockey v City of Peterborough III. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Katie Rodger’s hat-trick helped Wisbech ladies sail through to the last eight of the Investec Women’s Trophy after a 5-2 win over Spalding yesterday.

The ladies have drawn Newcastle away in the quarter finals.

The previous day, Wisbech lost 4-3 to strugglers Watton, who they thumped 10-0 earlier this season. Claire Apted (2) and Georgie Dunn got their goals.

Wisbech men remain marooned to the bottom of Premier A after losing 9-0 to Bedford.

March Town men put Sudbury to the sword, winning 7-4.

Jody Betts put the hosts ahead with a penalty flick. Sudbury levelled but goals from Ashley Welland and James Mansfield made it 3-1 at the break.

In the second half, Betts struck again, David Hodson got his first goal since his return to March and captain David Haslegrave slotted home.

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Hodson’s second completed the hosts’ scoring before Sudbury netted two consolation goals.

March Town ladies beat City of Peterborough III 2-0.

In the last minute of the first half, Rachel Mottram crossed for Bekki White to beat the keeper.

On the verge of full time, Mottram broke free and set up Hana Howsam who tapped home.

Robyn Gribble hit a hat-trick, increasing her season’s tally to 16 goals, in Long Sutton ladies 7-2 win over Ely City.

Amber Wild, Jeorgia Carr, Lisa Baker and Leanne Woodhead were also on target.

Long Sutton men lost 4-0 to promotion chasing Ipswich.