BASINGSTOKE Hockey Ladies second team beat Fareham 3-1, as three Sarahs - Sarah Mainprise, Sarah Shearing and Sarah Lemasney all scored

The thirds returned to league action against a lower placed Haselmere II.

This was an evenly matched game, with Haselmere scoring three goals in the first half, despite the thirds having more possession and opportunities.

In the second half the thirds dominated for 60 per cent of the game but came up against a solid defence and a young keeper in fine form.

A disappointing result, but a good performance by the team highlighted by player of the match Frankie Tierney.

A brilliant 3-0 win from the ladies fourths who kicked of 2019 with a solid performance against Haslemere.

The game kicked off with a slow start which can be attributed to over indulgence during the Christmas break, however, Ulrike Maier managed to secure the first goal close to the end of the first half.

In the second half, both teams stepped up their game resulting in many chances for both teams. It was Saf Whitwham and Maier completed the scoring.

The fifths started 2019 game against Chichester this week, with the opposition being more dominant and aggressive in their style of play, leaving the 5s struggling to find form and step up to the challenge.

Player of the match, goalkeeper Gemma Allen, stepped up to stop Chichester from scoring who had many chances and were unlucky not to convert.

The second half saw the 5s stepping up with tighter marking and better passing, allowing Sue Pett and Lyn Wood to score Basingstoke’s only goals.

The latter stages of the second half saw Gemma Allen again, standing strong in goal and holding off the opposition. The game concluded with a hard fought and well deserved 2-0 win .

The under-16 Ladies won their first match of the season against Alton 4-3. Goals scorers were Jess Prichard (2) with one each Ellie Rixon and Megan Payne. Player of the match went to Jasmine Payne, who had a good game playing in defence.

The Men's first team won 4-2 away to Bournemouth with two goals from Dean Record and the other two coming from Phil Stewart and Graham Garrett-Lang.

The seconds started their post-Christmas match with a home game against promotion seeking Bournemouth.

In a closely matched game Bournemouth came out on top 3-2 despite goals from Dan Holding and David Stones. The game was not without incident with Rob Lloyd putting his body on the line and finishing the day in Basingstoke’s A and E department after a reckless piece of play from a Bournemouth forward.

The thirds won 5-1 against Basingstoke fourths, while the men’s fifth team lost 3-1 against Alton. The sixth team were no match against Fleet and Ewshot, resulting in a 5-2 loss.