AMU survives Pies’ late surge

ANGASTON-MOCULTA United survived a late surge from Tanunda to win 4-3 in Barossa Valley A-men hockey on Friday night.
AM United started in style, and stormed to a 3-1 half-time lead.
However, the Magpies refused to lie down, and struck twice in the second half to close the gap.
Unfortunately, for Tanunda, AM United also found the back of the goals, and secured a tight victory.
Daniel Wall continued his good form with two goals for the victors, while Callum and Wade Munchenberg scored one each.
Daniel Gogoll, William John and Sam Lubcke scored the goals for Tanunda.
Meanwhile, Nuriootpa’s search for a maiden A-women victory continues after it lost 1-4 to Tanunda on Saturday afternoon.
The Magpies had the game stitched up at half-time, as they took a 3-0 lead into the break.
Nuri improved its performance after halftime, but couldn’t overcome the deficit.
Tyler Burgess scored the sole goal for the losing outfit, while Laura Flowers, Meg Frost, Emma Drew and Lisa Laycock all converted for Tanunda.
Also on Saturday afternoon, Gawler thrashed Clare United 7-1 in B-women action.
Laura Cousins and Jacqui Rowe both scored hat-tricks, while Lisa Johnson chipped in with a goal of her own.
In B-men action, Gawler took out a 7-4 shootout over Nuriootpa Gold on Sunday afternoon.
Strikers trio Matt Kingsmill, Jason Button and Andrew Sturgeon shared six goals between them, while Shaun Lovell scored a brace for Gold.

Jack Hudson

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Growing up in Gawler, Jack has taken on a variety of journalistic roles while still studying for his Bachelor of Journalism and Creative Writing degree. He began his career at The Bunyip as a weekend football writer, before taking on roles with The Footy Budget and The Cricket Chronicle and then earning his first part-time gig at the Barossa Herald. Now returning to The Bunyip, Jack also has a keen interest in footy and soccer, as well as a passion for gaming and reading.

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