Hockey: Fourth team are lone Lancaster winners

Lancaster Hockey Club's Helen Gates.
Lancaster Hockey Club's Helen Gates.

It was a difficult day for Lancaster Hockey Club’s sides on Saturday.

The first team, bottom of the North Hockey Women’s Premier Division, lost 3-1 at Didsbury Northern 1s.

The second team, without a win at the foot of the North Hockey Women’s League Division 2 North West, lost 6-1 at home to University of Liverpool 1s.

Helen Gates deservedly got player of the match and Anya Briggs scored the goal from a cross into the D by Elle Dorrington, sweeping the ball into the top-left corner from the right post.

The third team, battling to avoid relegation from the Lancashire Central Women’s Hockey Association Division One, went down 1-0 at Longridge 2s. 
There was some success for fourth team who won their Lancashire Central Women’s Hockey Association Division 3 derby with struggling Garstang 3s 2-0.