GHC Under 8s were out in force again on Sunday for some fun-filled matches hosted at Horsham. The GHC teams won 7 and lost 1, winning 1st and 2nd place in their tournament groups! What a lovely day...
Team – Bea, Keegan, Jasmine, Shawn, Archie, Martha, Maes and Taeke
Despite the small pitches the team did amazingly well to keep spread out and remain mostly within their positions. Some great passing moves saw the team win their first match 6-0 against Burgess Hill with many of the team getting on the score sheet.
The second match proved more challenging against a stronger East Grinstead team. We had the majority of possession and had it not been for some great defending by EC we could have had a couple of goals early on. Lots of great tackling throughout the game and we had to wait until late in the game for a goal and ended 1-0 winners.
Last 2 games against Horsham and Mid Sussex saw the Guildford goals flow more freely winning 4-0 and 7-1 respectively.
Good to see most of the team on the score sheet whilst Keegan picked up the most, 5 just in the last game! Well played all! Things to work on in coming weeks include moving ball wide (when the pitch allows!) and understanding your position (forward / midfield / defence) on the pitch relative to your team mates.
Team – Ned, Izzy, Max, Arthur, Thomas, Joshie, Eliza, Oliver
A trip to Horsham saw the Pumas put in four great team performances against some good opposition to come second in their group and only conceding one goal to a strong East Grinstead side.
Ned, Arthur and Max were all unstoppable up front (with a particularly impressive reverse flick from Max for our goal of the tournament!).
Oliver, Eliza and Thomas showed off their great skills and proved very difficult for the opposition to get past both in the mid field and in protecting the goal.
Joshie and Izzy put all their recent training into practise running all over the pitch and getting into great space despite the small pitches!