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HOCKEY: Rover women hit seven against Banbury
11:00am Tuesday 30th October 2012 in Hockey
Oxford went goal crazy against Banbury, running out 7-3 winners in South League Division 2.
Kim Haynes and Hayley Sawyer put them 2-1 ahead at the break and Oxford upped a gear in the second half to run away with it.
Player-of-the-match Haynes added two more, while Sawyer, Caro Harris and Catherine Reaney were also on the mark. Banbury replied twice.
Oxford went down 1-0 at Eastbourne in the first round of the England HA Trophy on Sunday. Keeper Phil Swindell made a string of fine saves, while Caro Harris and Rachael Lammey both saw shots go just wide from penalty corners, but a single first-half strike proved enough for Eastbourne.
Goals from Emily Smith and Bex Oakes gave Oxford Hawks the points against Bromley & Beckenham in Conference East.
Witney lost 3-2 to Oxford 2nd in South Division 3A, falling to a last-minute goal.
Witney dominated a goalless first half, but could not find a way through.
Karen Easterbrook netted twice after the break, but Oxford took the spoils from a late penalty corner.
Bicester were beaten 5-3 away to Wycombe 2nd.
Lilla Venning was on the mark as Bicester trailed 2-1 at the break.
Ella Weston and Kath Crook found ther net after the interval, but it was not enough.
Kidlington recorded their second success of the season, beating Milton Keynes 2nd 3-0. Ellie Desmond and Kasey Butler put them 2-0 ahead at the interval, with Nicola Pidduck’s spectacular effort completing victory.
Oxford Hawks 2nd 1, Reading 2nd 0; Oxford Hawks 3rd 4 (S Bennett 2, E Black 2), Milton Keynes 3rd 0; Oxford Hawks 4th 0, Abingdon 3; Oxford Hawks 5th 3 (B Hiner 2, L Hiner); Phoenix & Ranelagh 3rd 1; Bicester 3rd 1 (A Jackson), Aylesbury 4th 1.
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