Gallery: Owen's net County Cup
PUBLISHED: 18:47 24 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:46 26 October 2009
DAME Alice Owen s School s Year 7 football team have won the County Cup following an impressive 3-0 victory over Queens School, Bushey. The Potters Bar pupils secured the final spot with a 4-0 hammering of Hemel Hempstead School in the semis. They again s
DAME Alice Owen's School's Year 7 football team have won the County Cup following an impressive 3-0 victory over Queens School, Bushey.
The Potters Bar pupils secured the final spot with a 4-0 hammering of Hemel Hempstead School in the semis.
They again showed their talent against Queens at Parmiter's in Watford with an organised and energetic performance.
Head of boys' PE Adam Cotton was a very happy man.
He said: "I am very proud at yet another football success for the school.
"There were some superb performances from the boys, in particular Darragh Fox at centre-back and Tommy Lyne playing centre midfield."
Captain Carlo Marenghi was injured in the 10th minute, and although he made it through to half-time, the Potters Bar side were essentially playing with 10 men.
The teams went in at the break goalless.
Owen's were the happier as they had been playing against the wind.
Their opposition, however, were giving them a good run for their money as they wanted the win themselves.
Five minutes after the interval the Potters Bar school finally broke the deadlock.
A ball from the back found its way to Nathan Frazer-Carroll.
He crossed for Tommy Harrison to smash past the keeper and give his side a precious lead.
Owen's were now well on top and extended their lead 10 minutes later.
Stefan Walker, one of the smallest players on the pitch, scored with a fine header at the far post to double the advantage.
The game was wrapped up in the 85th minute.
Frazer-Carroll found himself one-on-one with the keeper.
His first attempt at goal was saved but he comfortably tucked in the rebound to make certain of the victory over the Queens School.
After the game, Cotton added: "We would have taken 0-0 at the break, as the conditions weren't the best.
"It was a great win, and I would like to say a big thank you to head of Year 7, Chris Archer, who has co-managed the team with me.
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