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Iona Tripp strikes late for Cambridge City III in draw with Cambridge South




Cambridge City III drew with Cambridge South. Picture: Simon Webb (47037424)
Cambridge City III drew with Cambridge South. Picture: Simon Webb (47037424)

Iona Tripp got a late equaliser for a depleted Cambridge City III as they drew 2-2 with Cambridge South in the mini league.

Despite the numerical disadvantage, City held their own to create a high number of chances but struggled to apply the finishing touches.

Emma Owens set up the first to give Becca Granger a tap-in for City, but South hit back to lead 2-1. However, Owens slipped a penalty corner move to Tripp to score City’s equaliser from close range.

Viola Davis hit a hat-trick for City IV in a 5-0 win over Royston.

Biz Whichello continued her scoring run and Grace Evans scored a reverse-stick volley having beaten two players.

Viv Rocco got the only goal of the game as City V won 1-0 against Cambridge Nomads.

City II won 5-3 against Cambridge University in a warm-up game for the students ahead of their Varsity Match.

After a run by Holly Smith, Katie Miller gave City the lead.

The university hit back almost immediately, and then took the lead on the counter-attack. It was 3-1 just before half time.

But City reduced the arrears at the start of the second half with a tap-in from Miriam Marti-Palet.

Phoebe Aldrich finished at the near post to make it 3-3, then struck again following a one-on-one to give City a 4-3 lead.

Xanthe Farman completed the scoring, and City’s win, with a rebound from her own saved shot off the keeper.



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