Leaders Bacchas A demolished bottom club Valkyrs B 12-0 on
Saturday to maintain their lead at the top of Mixed Division One.
There were hat-tricks for Gareth Craig and Richard Le Page, while Glen Bloxham-Mundy and Andy Bridson hit two apiece and Cat Bridson and Sharon Pope chipped in with one each as Bacchas showed why they are title favourites.
Reigning champions Valkyrs A haven’t given up the ghost and they displayed their character, coming from behind to defeat Bacchas B 2-1 – Gerry Quinn and Russell Miller the scorers as Valkyrs stayed within a point of the leaders, who have a game in hand.
And Ramsey A are in the same position after two goals from Andy Burrows, plus strikes from Ollie Webster and Ben Curtis, saw off the challenge of Phoenix A 4-0.
In the remaining top-flight game, Paul Kelly hit a treble as Falcons thrashed Celts 9-1.
Jan Carney (two), Neil Crowe (two), Juan Corlett and Andrew Harding were the other scorers with Kate Sutton grabbing the Celts’ consolation.
Hockey results for Saturday, November 24
Richmond Travel Mixed Division One
Phoenix A 0-4 Ramsey A
Bacchas B 1-2 Valkyrs A
Falcons 9-1 Celts
Valkyrs B 0-12 Bacchas A
Richmond Travel Mixed Division Two
Cammags 2-2 Saxons
Harlequins A 1-4 Valkyrs C
Ramsey Ravens 2-6 Saracens
Richmond Travel Mixed Division Three
Cushags 0-3 Ramsey Rookies
Bacchas D 7-0 Saracens B
Ramsey Roadrunners 2-1 Southerners
Richmond Travel Mixed Division Four
Cosney 1-0 Phoenix B
Bacchas E 2-1 Vandals
Ramsey Robins 2-1 Kestrels