GIRLS FOOTBALL: Strikers have that champion feeling

Benson’s Alana Jones celebrates her first goal against Tower Hill with teammate Freya Wilcock

Benson’s Alana Jones celebrates her first goal against Tower Hill with teammate Freya Wilcock

First published in Youth & Women's

Stonesfield Strikers were crowned Oxford Mail Girls Under 13 League champions after they defeated a determined Tower Hill Vixens side 3-0 at home in their play-off final.

The hosts had to withstand severe pressure from the visitors, who hit the bar, before Katie Appleton broke the deadlock after some good build-up play.

Stonesfield doubled their lead after the break when Megan Pemberton fired home.

Emma Parker sealed victory when she drilled home a tremendous shot from the edge of the penalty area.

Benson cruised to a 3-0 victory at Tower Hill Vixens in the Under 14 League.

Alana Jones (2) and Emily Bailey were on target for the visitors.

Tower Hill Vixens had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Oxford City in the Under 11 League.

Milly Wilkinson put Tower Hill ahead after the break with a super strike, but Millie Collier curled home the equaliser to grab a share of the spoils for the home side.

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