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Hockey: Acomb win 11-2 against Ben Rhydding
11:39am Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in Sport
The Tangerines opened the scoring through Harry Ellis after only 15 seconds with only three players touching the ball from the initial push back.
Nick Linfoot doubled the lead in the fifth minute and Ellis secured his second before Ryan Forster and Dave Richardson struck either side of a Harrogate reply for a 5-1 interval lead.
After Harrogate’s second goal early in the second half, Acomb’s glut was resumed with six goals from Pete Hilton, David Brown, Forster again, Matt Dickenson (2) and Paul Wright.
Acomb men’s II could not get enough players to travel to Ben Rhydding VI.
In Yorkshire division two, Acomb ladies lost 2-0 at Bridlington thanks to goals late in each half.
The Tangerines had their chances with Jenna Alinson, Kerry Woods and newcomer India Luck being thwarted by the home ’keeper.
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