Southwick Men's 1XI 1 : 4 Mid Sussex 1XI
By David Tanner
Southwick outclassed by Middies, Lane
Kent/Sussex Regional Division 2
Southwick 1XI 1 : 4 Mid Sussex 1XI
Rob Lowe 60min (0) (1)
Southwick showed their intent to take control of this fixture and forced a succession of Penalty Corners. From these four penalty corners Southwick failed to find the net.
This first 15minutes had been all Southwick but the game became more even and middies forced their way into the game with a goal from open play
Goal Mid Sussex - 26min 0:1
The game remained very much in the balance till half time.
Half time - 0:1
Goal Mid Sussex – Richard Lane –41min - 0:2
Tremendous run from the halfway line was converted into a great individual goal from Middies Richard Lane he rounded keeper Matt Scrase to finish in style.
Richard Lane had previously played for Holcombe in the National League, and was clearly a class act in this level of hockey.
Goal Rob Lowe - 60 min - 1:2
A goal bound shot from Rob Lowe was stopped by a foot. Rob Lowe put away the resulting Penalty Stroke giving Southwick a way back into the game.
Goal Mid Sussex - 67 min - 1:3
Southwick pressed hard to try and get a goal back but were again undone by another bit of class dribbling by Lane this time the provider for a tap in a the post for a fellow striker.
Southwick pressed hard and were immediately hit on the break again
Goal - Mid Sussex 68min – 1:4
Southwick back to 6th and at away to 3rd placed Gillingham Anchorians next week.