HOCKEY: Relegation looms for Witney after defeat

Witney Gazette: HOCKEY: Relegation looms for Witney after defeat HOCKEY: Relegation looms for Witney after defeat

Witney went down 4-1 away to county rivals Oxford in Regional 1 of the Middlesex, Berks, Bucks & Oxon League on Saturday, a result that casts them adrift at the foot of the table along with Aylesbury.

Jacob Deacon was on target, but Witney need a run of good results if they are to avoid the drop.

Witney 2nd beat fellow strugglers Henley 3rd 3-1, which almost guarantees their survival in Division 4. Craig Summers, Steve Trivett and Mike Godwin were on target.

Witney 3rd went down 4-1 to Division 5 leaders Harrow. Phil Morris scored their goal.

Witney 4th lost 6-0 at home to Leighton Buzzard 3rd.

Meanwhile, Witney Ladies stay second in South League Division 3A after a 2-1 triumph over Oxford.

Witney found themselves trailing to a Lyn Cockshott goal at the break.

In the second half, the visitors fought back, Charlotte Manning making it 1-1.

Witney continued to press and Marie Vincent fired home the winner.


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