Top spot for St Albans Ladies after seven goal win

PUBLISHED: 10:00 30 September 2017

Sophie Lawrence scored twice as St Albans Ladies beat Flitwick 7-1.

Sophie Lawrence scored twice as St Albans Ladies beat Flitwick 7-1.

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A third straight home win kept St Albans Ladies fine start to the season going – sending them top of the Beds & Herts Womens League.

Flitwick Ladies were the latest victims, losing 7-1.

The visitors had only arrived with 10 but still made the Saints work hard for their victory.

Sophie Lawrence got things started after eight minutes, the first of two goals for her.

Ellen Slater’s penalty made it 2-0 and further goals from Kayla Johnson and Lawrence arrived before half-time.

Nicola Dark made it five after the break and Chloe Reeves added the sixth after combining with Slater.

Stacie Lockey scored Flitwick’s consolation but Ellie Lovelock’s tremendous free kick from nearly 40 yards ensured St Albans had the last say.

They player of the match went to Kerry Twigg.

The Ladies are next in action at home to Sherrardswood in the League Cup on October 8.

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