TEENAGER Harry Tempest scored his first-ever senior goal, as the Basingstoke Buffalo chalked up their third win on the trot, with a 7-3 victory in Oxford against the Rising Stars, writes Graham Merry.

It was the home side who opened the scoring as Warren Jones netted in the opening two minutes.

The Buffalo replied as Paul Petts completed a nice move which involved Hallam Wilson and Sam Compton.

Jones with his second of the game gave Oxford took the lead again, but two minutes later, the home side found themselves 3-2 down

Former Bison star Alex Sampford on his Buffalo return scored the first, assisted by Compton and Ollie Hemmings-Maher.

Man of the match Wilson got the second from Petts and Scott Anda.

The second session was only 19 seconds old when Petts latched onto a pass from Wilson to make it 4-2.

The visitors extended their lead further as this time Hemmings-Maher found the back of the net, with Roman Cathcart and Sampford getting the helpers.

The final period saw Tempest add goal number six with an unassisted strike, before Oxford’s James Eldridge pulled one back.

The scoring was completed by Wilson as this time Petts was the provider.

After the game one of the Buffalo head coaches Paul Petts said: “It was really good to keep our winning streak going. It was great to see Harry (Tempest) score his first goal for us. It is what this team is about developing the junior players. It shows how far he has come this season and his hard work has been rewarded.”

The Buffalo’s next home game will see Cardiff travel to Basingstoke on Saturday, November 25 (6.30pm).