First loss of the season for Harpenden comes at Blueharts

PUBLISHED: 14:04 01 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:04 01 October 2019

Reece Baker-Kiff got Harpendens third goal. Picture: KARYN HADDON

Reece Baker-Kiff got Harpendens third goal. Picture: KARYN HADDON


Harpenden suffered a first defeat of the East League Division Two South season as they lost 6-3 at Blueharts.

They were always chasing the game after conceding the first inside five minutes from a penalty corner.

The Hitchin-based host had made it 3-0 before the sides traded goals. Mark Hoefield, Todd Baines and Reece Baker-Kiff got the Harpenden goals but there was never enough time left to salvage anything from the game.

Goalkeeper Andy King said: "In all honesty, they could have had at least a couple more goals were it not for some sloppy finishing on their part.

"Equally we could've added to our goal-count ourselves as we hit the post twice through Ali Hutton and Harry Kneale and had a least two further near misses.

"But they were definitely the better side when all is said and done."

Harpenden now have back-to-back home games at Woollams against Felixstowe and then Brentwood.

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