Double cup success for St Albans

Annie Barratt scored for St Albans. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON

Annie Barratt scored for St Albans. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON - Credit: Archant

St Albans Hockey Club were celebrating after two of their ladies’ sides tasted cup success.

The seconds beat Surbiton 2-0 with goals from Annie Barratt and Fiona Nekeman while the over35s won 3-1 against Bedford, Liz Cleverly scoring a brace, and Julie McConnell the third.

Back in league action the Men’s firsts won 4-1 against Chelmsford with goals from Ian Scanlon, Martin Scanlon, Tom Hudson and Matt Davey.

The 2nds battled to a 2-1 victory against Reading after Scott Apps and Sam Herbert both scored and the 3rds saw off Spencer Spitfires 2-0, thanks to goals from Charlie Beedle and Abheek Dutta.

In the ladies’ league games, the 1sts came away with a point after an end-to-end game against Cambridge City ended 3-3.

Sarah Embrey, Katie Hockley and Aimy Kee all scored for the Tangerines.

The 2nds also secured a point in a 1-1 draw with Norwich Dragons thanks to a second half goal from Lottie Simpson.

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The 3rds beat Basildon 2-1, the goals coming from Bex Burton and Zazza Zabert, while the Bodaceas were also celebrating following a 2-0 victory against Leighton Buzzard, in which Mary Oswin and Helen Anton both scored.