NEWS: Women’s League roundup 14/15 October

October 20, 2017

ELITE LEAGUE

Streatham Storm picked up their first Elite League win, edging a 2-1 home decision over Kingston Diamonds. Beth Scoon gave Kingston a first period lead before Sarah Barton and Melissa Reidelberger netted in the third period to give Storm the points.

Playoff winners Solihull Vixens opened their account for the season with a 4-1 success at Sheffield Shadows. After a scoreless first period the teams shared three goals in first five minutes of the middle session. Katie Henry (20.34, 24.06) scored twice for Vixens with Jodie Bloom (25.03) on target. Kat Lossnitzer added a third for Solihull before the second break, before Kennedy Wallace rounded off the scoring in the final period.

PREMIER LEAGUE

Chelmsford Cobras made it two wins from two, winning 6-0 at Kingston Diamonds. Jennifer Bolton scored four goals, Tereza Plankova and Angelina Woolard added the others. Lucy Jarvis saved 33 shots for the shutout.

Another four-goal performance on Sunday was at Widnes where Nottingham’s Megan Rathbone was on form to lead the Vipers to a 5-3 win at Widnes Wild Women. Madison Wright scored Nottingham’s other goal, while Emma Pearson, Amanda Williams and Leen De Decker (SH) lit the lamp for Widnes. Highlights from the game can be watched here.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Basingstoke Bison Ladies began their 17/18 season with an 11-0 success at Invicta Dynamics. Jodie Attrill (5+0) and Peri Edmiston (3+1) lead the way on the scoresheet as Bison peppered 97 shots on the Invicta net.

LEAGUE TABLES

Click to view results and tables from all divisions:

ElitePremier, National North, National South, u16 North, u16 South

THIS WEEKEND’S GAMES

Elite – Sat 21 Oct – Solihull v Kingston (1810), Bracknell v Guildford (1840).
Premier – Sat 21 Oct – Bracknell v Milton Keynes (1705); Sunday 22 Oct – Nottingham v Chelmsford (1415).
National – Sun 22 Oct – Basingstoke v Coventry (1815), Oxford v Solent (1845).
U16 girls – Sat 21 Oct – Bracknell v Milton Keynes (1525); Sunday 22 Oct – Sheffield v Kingston (1535).

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