HOCKEY: March Town suffer first defeat of the season

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

High-flying March Town were handed their first defeat of the season at the weekend.

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

The local lads, who sit in third in Division Three North-West of the East Leagues, went down 4-3 to Bourne Deeping 2nds.

Doogie Patterson, David Hodson and Toby Odlin netted for March but Bourne produced a well-drilled display to take the points.

March 2nds were also on the end of a defeat in Division Five North-West, losing 5-1 to St Ives 3rds.

March’s only female side in action, the first team, were also involved in a high-scoring game in Division Three North-West, but couldn’t take home the points.

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

They came up against a Cambridge University 3rds side in fine form and couldn’t stop them running in four goals in a 4-2 defeat. Felicity Allen and Louise Roberts were the scorers for March, who now sit third-from-bottom in the league standings.

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter

Action from March Town's 4-3 defeat to Bourne Deeping. Photo: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

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