Hornets buzzing after first win

Tristan WheelerManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Hornets' Georgie Purse tries to tackle using her backstick.
Camera IconHornets' Georgie Purse tries to tackle using her backstick. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Round 7 of the Boyup Brook Hockey Council’s junior competition saw the Hornets record their first win of the season, while the Crocodiles continued to impress.

Hornets' Brook Nield controls the ball.
Camera IconHornets' Brook Nield controls the ball. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Redbacks' Rosie Guazzelli-Page races forward.
Camera IconRedbacks' Rosie Guazzelli-Page races forward. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

An impressive team effort got the Hornets over the line.

Hornets' Anastasia Gear makes a break.
Camera IconHornets' Anastasia Gear makes a break. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
Hornets' Jillian Baker controls the ball.
Camera IconHornets' Jillian Baker controls the ball. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

They they went ahead by two goals early before the Redbacks tied up the game at 2-2, before Hornets grabbed their winning goal.

Hornets' Trinity Gear and Redbacks' Max Thompson compete for the ball.
Camera IconHornets' Trinity Gear and Redbacks' Max Thompson compete for the ball. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times, Tristan Wheeler
Hornets' Trinity Gear gets a pass away while under pressure from Redbacks’ Lillianne Caldwell.
Camera IconHornets' Trinity Gear gets a pass away while under pressure from Redbacks’ Lillianne Caldwell. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

In the other fixture, the Crocodiles defeated Sharks 4-2.

Hornets' Sydney Wallace and Redbacks' Lillianne Caldwell.
Camera IconHornets' Sydney Wallace and Redbacks' Lillianne Caldwell. Credit: Tristan Wheeler/Manjimup-Bridgetown Times

Results

Round 6

Crocodiles d Redbacks 5-1.

Crocodiles:

Goals: Ruby Bock 2, Bailey Purse, Sophie Thompson, Jade Reid.

Coaches Award: Imogen Mead.

Redbacks:

Goals: Josh Miller.

Coaches Award: Heidi Corker.

Sharks d Hornets 5-2

Sharks:

Goals: Noah Tizard, Jenna Bock 2, Sienna Mead.

Coaches Award: Hannah Ivey.

Hornets:

Goals: Jillian Baker 2.

Coaches Award: Kayden Turner.

Round 7

Hornets 3 d Redbacks 2.

Hornets:

Goals: Brooke Nield 2, Jillian Baker.

Coaches Award: Team.

Redbacks:

Goals: Josh Miller, Heidi Corker.

Coaches Award: Lillianne Caldwell.

Crocodiles d Sharks 4-2.

Sharks:

Goals: Sienna Mead, Rachel Corker.

Coaches Award: Hannah Ivey.

Crocodiles:

Goals: Ruby Bock 3, Colby Beadle.

Coaches Award: Rory Miller.

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