SCARBORO LADIES - U14s battle back to earn 2-2 draw against Bridge
Scarborough Ladies Under-14s battled back from two goals down against title-chasing Stamford Bridge to earn a 2-2 draw at Sherburn.
Hosts Scarborough started the City of York Girls League game confidently, opening up the visitors’ defence.
However, the goal they deserved just wouldn’t come and once again they succumbed to a sucker-punch as Stamford went in 1-0 up at the half-time break.
The hosts continued to attack after the interval with player of the match Libby Wright causing havoc in the visiting defence.
Another breakaway goal saw them go two goals down but this only spurred the home side on.
Jorji Crawford pulling a goal back for the hosts following more excellent work from Wright before Evie Wardell volleyed home the equaliser following good work by Jess Corner.
Constant Scarborough pressure followed, but the deserved winning goal didn’t come for the home side.
The Under-14s are away to Harrogate Railway on Saturday November 30.
Scarborough Ladies Under-16s maintained their grip on top spot after a 3-1 win at Copmanthorpe.
The game got off to a fast start with the hosts scoring after three minutes but it wasn’t long before Eden Sellers played a fantastic through- ball from the halfway line to Lara Peasegood-Capilla, who smashed it home.
Just a few minutes later, a great shot by Louise Bean hit the crossbar.
The hosts’ left-back and left-winger kept the visitors busy with constant runs into the Boro 18-yard box but some great defending from the away side prevented the ball getting through.
The Copmanthorpe defence struggled to intercept the ball enabling Scarborough left-back Sellers to make a pass to midfielder Anna Bowman and up to striker Ellie Pateman to put the league leaders 2-1 ahead.
Sophie McArthur got an assist after taking the ball passed four opposition players before passing to Sellers to get the third goal and seal the win for Scarborough.
Scarborough Ladies Under-10s played against Wiggington Grasshoppers at Sherburn.
The home side got off to a shaky start before showing their dominance with some excellent play in the first half.
In the second half they continued with good performance in horrible weather conditions as the rain poured.
Goalscorers for Scarborough were Lilly-Mae Bayes, Harmani Atkins, Alicia Leake and Esme Douglas-Roe.
The girl of the game for Scarborough was Douglas-Roe.
The next game for the Under-10s is a trip to face Bishopthorpe this Saturday, November 23.