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Kayla Krett volleys Cambridge City to victory over King's Lynn in Eastern Region Women's Football League, Division One

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Cambridge City Development team before their clash with King's Lynn. Picture: Chris Mosley (27818275)
Cambridge City Development team before their clash with King's Lynn. Picture: Chris Mosley (27818275)

Kayla Krett volleyed in Cambridge City Development’s winner to complete a comeback as they beat King’s Lynn 3-2 in the top-of-the-table clash in Eastern Region Women’s Football League, Division One North.

Keeper Tee Mhundury kept the Lilywhites in the game in the first half with a string of fine saves.

King’s Lynn took the lead after 18 minutes, capitalising on another good stop from Mhundury to tuck home the rebound.

A 25-yard drive from Tegan Wheeler made it 2-0 to King’s Lynn at half time.

City made a couple of tactical changes for the second half, and pulled a goal back on 60 minutes through Carla Penny, who volleyed in Megan Stow’s cross.

Rachel Pearce equalised with a 25-yard curling free kick into the top corner.

Player-of-the-match Krett then volleyed home the winner after 72 minutes, from Pearce’s pin-point corner, and City’s defence held firm to put them seven points clear at the top with four games to play.

Karly Tolentino fired a hat-trick as City’s first team won 8-0 at March Town United in the Cambs FA Women’s Invitation Cup.

Captain Becca Fay got the Lilywhites’ first goal, right-back Amy Reed fired in the second at the near post and Tolentino netted her first from the edge of the box to make it 3-0 at half time.

Tolentino scored two more to complete her treble, Laura Mills chipped into an empty net, Hannah Bodily squeezed in a low shot and Charlotte Gillies hit one as City booked a semi-final clash with Newmarket Town on February 16.

A young City A side were beaten 4-0 by Haverhill Rovers in the S-Tech Women’s Premiership.

Cambridge United Women suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to leaders AFC Wimbledon in the FA Women’s National League, Division One South East.

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