West Herts Hockey Club kept their promotion bid on track with back-to-back victories at the weekend

Stags keep promotion bid on track

Stags keep promotion bid on track

First published in Sport

West Herts Hockey Club got their quest for promotion from East Premier A back on track with two victories at the weekend.

On Saturday, the Stags travelled to Ramgarhia and returned from east London with a 5-0 victory.

West Herts were in total control of the game and opened the scoring as Max Webster slid the ball past the keeper.

Webster then added a second before Daniel Scott struck a third. The Stags went on to add to more goals to secure a comfortable victory.

On Sunday, the Stags faced Wapping and the result was never in doubt as they ran out 8-1 winners.

The Seconds lost 3-0 against Ford in East Division One, the Thirds were beaten 2-0 by Letchworth Seconds in Division 3SW and the Fourths were downed 6-2 by Stevenage Seconds in Division 4SW.

There was a 1-1 draw for the Fifths against Welwyn Garden City in Division 5SW, the Sixths claimed a 4-1 win against Royston Fourths in Division 8SW but the Sevenths lost 4-0 against Division 9SW.

The ladies’ first team have slipped to fifth in the East Premier after they were beaten 2-0 by Canterbury.

The Seconds were in fine goal scoring form and thumped Leighton Buzzard 7-1 in Five Counties Premier while in Division One the Thirds lost 5-0 to Stevenage Thirds.

The Fourths completed a 4-0 win against Luton Town Seconds in Division Three and the Fifths won 3-1 against Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead in Division Four.

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