Ladies lose high-scoring encounter

PUBLISHED: 08:55 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:55 11 January 2013

Weston ladies seconds lost a a high-scoring encounter against Taw Valley

Weston Ladies 2nd XI 5

Taw Valley 2nd XI 7

WESTON seconds travelled to Barnstaple to play Taw Valley after the Christmas break.

Taw scored first after 10 minutes, but Weston soon equalised with a goal from captain Kirsten Warden and took the lead with a goal from Ellie Etchells.

Brilliant defending from Charlotte Gordon, Jenny Purcell, Shelly Parkins and Gill Rylance and saves from goalkeeper Chloe Cowell, made it hard for Taw Valley to equalise, but they eventually made it 2-2 and then scored again to put them a goal ahead.

An excellent strike from Jade Brown and a goal from top goal scorer Kat Brown put Weston back in front. Taw valley came back though, but another goal from Brown put Weston in another good position.

Good work in midfield from Demi Reading, Warden, Jas Ash, Izzie Jeffrey and Etchells helped Weston create some good chances. Eventually Taw Valley scored a few more to help them secure the three points and win 7-5.

Weston’s player of the match went to Demi Reading for outstanding play and contribution in midfield.


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