Wyatt earns Walden the victory
PUBLISHED: 12:22 10 November 2010
Saffron Walden 3 Cambridge City 2
A BRACE from Claire Wyatt helped Walden return to winning ways on Saturday as they defeated NE14 East Women’s League Division One bottom club Cambridge City 2s.
Walden opened the scoring early to stamp their authority on the game. Georgie Coote won the ball near half way then dribbled round several defenders before laying the ball off to Wyatt who finished with aplomb.
The hosts enjoyed much of the possession but failed to utilise the right as an attacking option and squandered several short corner chances.
Maia Lamb marshalled Walden’s defence well limiting City’s opportunities to equalise. The visitor’s only chance was saved by Polly Oakman’s outstretched right leg.
The second half began with Walden doubling their advantage, Wyatt rounding the keeper and then defender to score a great individual effort.
City pulled one back at a set piece before Nia Evans restorted the two goal advantage with an accurate finish after a strong passing move.
City scored from another corner but Walden held their nerve for the remaining few minutes to record a deserved win.
Meanwhile, Saffron ladies’ fourth team continued their unbeaten run with a convincing 9-0 thrashing of Stevenage.
Walden dominated from the first whistle with Libby Eady, Emma Borgeson and Kate Pitfield in midfield putting great balls into the D.
Jenny Allwood and Ella Westerhuis both registered trebles, Pitfield hit a brace and Borgeson rounded off the rout.