Week Five Match Summaries
Mens Ones played at home against Brighton & Hove at 12:00pm. The men keep promotion hopes alive with a 4-2 win. Goals from Hamish Marr, Chris Cowen and a brace from Will Prime secured the win against a competitive Brighton team who started the day 4th in the league. Will Primes goals earned him player of the match with mentions for Dan Lang, Jake Flynn and Chris Cowen for their performances. The win puts the men second in the league, one behind Mid Sussex on goal difference.
Ladies Ones played at home against East Grinstead at 10:30am. The ladies started as they meant to go on with Sharon McGinely scoring an early goal to put the Crows 1-0 up. Despite East Grinstead’s attempts to equalise, the Crows managed to score another goal as a result of great play and passing throughout the entire team. The opposition managed to score one leaving it 2-1 at half time. The ladies came back on raring to get another goal, there was some beautiful passing, and all the ladies worked as a team resulting in a third home goal. Both teams started to flag a little which resulted in 2 goals for East Grinstead and the game finished as a draw 3-3. Player of the match was shared between Brooke Steadman, Charlotte Richardson, Lucy Smith and Kate Baxter. Goal scorers: Sharon McGinely (1), Kate Baxter (2).
Mens Twos played away against Middleton. The men won 6-1 with goals going to Josh Holman (2), Joe Joyce (2), Alex Seath (1) and Freddie Lee (1). Player of the match went to Joel Street for an outstanding performance!
Mens Threes played away against East Grinstead. Crowborough started off slow with an unfortunate injury to Andy Dennett. The men went 1-0 down and it was a tough game at this point. After the first 20 minutes, the team then started to gel and within the first half Crowborough had a few chances but their GK played really well. In the second half, East Grinstead scored from a short corner again, another injury to Alex Walton-Turner making it hard to come back. The game ended in a 2-0 loss with player of the match going to Sam A with a special thanks to Stuart for being stand in goalkeeper.
Girls Youth Academy
Girls Youth Academy played away against Lewes at 10:15am. The girls did great against a well drilled opposition. They played some of their best hockey as a team, kept the play wide and never gave up. Despite the 5-0 loss, the girls (as always) came off smiling having enjoyed their hockey.
Boys Youth Academy
Boys Youth Academy played at home against Lewes at 13:30pm. Great performance all-round with teamwork being the key to our success. The boys won 6-2. Goal scorers were Jude Fuller (2), Eddie Dennett (2), Torin Bosse (1) and Harry Mercer (1).