Reckless the biggest hitters in indoor hockey league
The latest indoor hockey matches saw a convincing win for Reckless, along with victories for Hurricanes and Zetland.
Zetland 2, Reckless 11
Zetland and Reckless were evenly matched in the first five minutes until Kristoffer Williamson of Reckless opened the scoring.
Zetland came fighting right back with a exquisite flick into the left hand side of the goal by Jonjo Reeve. Reckless dominated the rest of the first half with four more goals.
The second half saw Zetland score the opening goal from Eilidh Coull. However, Reckless again dominated the half with another six goals.
Zetland’s stand-in goalkeeper Wilma Sim did not stand a chance against such a strong Reckless side.
Man of the match for Reckless was Kristoffer Williamson while Lara Jamieson did well for Zetland.
Hurricanes 5, Deltmavine 2
Hurricanes took the field a player short but still managed to rain early pressure on the Deltmavine goal. Early strikes from Jillian Copland and Robert Turnbull gave the storm chasers an early lead but Alister Williamson thundered in a reply for the Delts before half time.
In the second half and Hurricanes showed that their champion spirit was here to stay by adding further goals through two more Copland typhoons and a second Turnbull effort past Sharon Powell in the Deltmavine sticks.
Deltmavine finally found their second wind and a series of short corners resulted in Lee Balfour playing a brisk one-two with Nicola Blance to lash home.
Further waves of Deltmavine attacks failed to get past the dam of Neil Pearson in goal for the Hurricanes so they emerged the victors.
Jillian Copland was undoubtedly the barometer for the Hurricanes success, while for Deltmavine Gary Smith impressed on his debut and Alister Williamson stood tallest.
Zetland 3, Filsket 2
Zetland came out fighting against Filsket with a goal from Michael Gardner helping to give them confidence.
Filsket came back with a goal from Victoria Duthie to even the score. Zetland got a short corner taken by Jonjo Reeve, who passed to Michael Gardner and then to Wilma Sim to score the second goal for Zetland.
Filsket had many attempts on goal but Zetland keeper Eilidh Coull was on top form and kept her side in front.
The second half saw Michael Gardner scoring to keep Zetland’s confidence high. Good passing between Michael Gardner and Jonjo Reeve saw many attempts on goal but the Filsket keeper kept them all out. Katie Jeromson scored a second for Filsket.
Players of the match were Jonjo Reeve for Zetland and Victoria Duthie for Filsket.
Reckless 4, Hurricanes 1
Reckless met the Hurricanes for a second time in two weeks. Hurricanes started with only five players but were determined to win after losing the last game.
It looked as though this was going to be the case very early in the game as Neil Preston dribbled the length of the pitch to finish with a superb strike into the bottom corner to make it 1-0.
Reckless were soon back level with good play from Joshua Morrison and Kristoffer Thomason who managed to win a short corner. Bethany Laurenson pushed the ball out quickly to Georgia Laurenson who put the ball in the net just before half time.
Hurricanes started fiercely in the second half with Jillian Copland and Emma Inkster working well together to create some chances but John-Brian Adamson in goals for Reckless made sure that he didn’t concede any more goals. A good pass from Maggie Irvine to Bethany Laurenson saw her drive into the circle and squeeze a goal just past the post. Pearson was unlucky not to save it.
Kristoffer Thomason was on form tonight as he stormed past the Hurricanes defenders to score his sixth goal of the night. Hurricanes were awarded with a few short corners and were unlucky not to score some more.
Georgia Laurenson for Reckless scored another goal from a short corner which made the final score 4-1.
Player of the match for Hurricanes was Emma Inkster for her creative and defensive play throughout the game. Player of the match for Reckless was John-Brian Adamson who saved some excellent shots to deny Hurricanes any more goals.