By Theo Payne
In their first ever sports fixture as Hamptonians, the U12Ds played out a comprehensive 16-2 win over Alleyn’s School thanks to a brilliant all-round performance.
On a sunny morning on the playing fields of Alleyn’s School, the U12Ds took to the pitch for the first time in Hampton shirts.
Hampton started briskly, with Wyatt Musil scoring the first goal of the season from the edge of the box, following a good passage of play through the midfield. From there, Hampton kept on firing. With goals from Bruno Entenza Hueso and more from Musil, the score quickly reached 6-0.
With the wind in their sails, Hampton motored along, with further goals from Theo Pack and Stephane Ansel. Goalkeeper George Townley was having a quiet time of it but made a few vital saves towards the end of the first half. Hampton’s defence stayed strong, seeing it through to half time.
Hampton carried on from where they’d left off in the second half: the right wing proving to be a profitable area for the School. Frequent, swift, and well organised counter attacks proved a constant threat for Alleyn’s, resulting in a flurry of goals. The spoils where shared around, with a brilliant strike into the bottom corner from George Baillie, just to name one. Entenza Hueso stayed solid in defence, preventing even the slightest of threats from the opposition.
However, Alleyn’s weren’t to be disheartened. With growing support on the sidelines, they went on to score two well worked goals through counter attacks, taking the score to 16-2. Nevertheless, as the final whistle blew, Hampton walked of the pitch proudly, having thoroughly earnt their first win. It was a great way for the team to start their Hampton football journey.