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King’s Lynn roller hockey players in seventh heaven

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Players from Lynn Roller Hockey Club’s Premier League team are in seventh heaven as they started 2018 in winning fashion against Soham.

Lynn secured a convincing 7-2 victory to maintain their unbeaten start to the campaign.

The game started brightly for the hosts in front of a good crowd and they were rewarded for their early domination with a goal from Michael Carter, who netted in the top corner with a fierce shot.

Soham almost pegged Lynn back, but goalkeeper Tom Allander kept them at bay with some fine stops.

Carter found the net with a deflected shot from distance before Matt Baker grabbed his first of the game with a neat finish.

Baker added a second goal from close range and there was still time for Carter to complete his treble with a blistering effort to give Lynn a 5-0 interval lead.

Despite gifting Soham two goals with some slack defending, Lynn still managed to add two more goals of their own to remain in control.

The first came from a delightful training ground move which saw a quickfire three-man breakaway converted by Josh Taylor.

Baker then held off countless tackles by the visiting defence to clinch his hat-trick and a 7-2 win.

Thanks to sponsors Samueljacks T-Shirt shop and Carter Engineering Supplies for their continued support, along with everyone who supported the team from the sidelines.

Next up for the team is a Premier League away outing to HBU tomorrow.

Squad: Tom Allander (goalkeeper), Josh Roberts (goalkeeper), Matt Baker, Ryan Barnes, Michael Carter, Jamie Griffin, Sergio Hutson, Josh Horn, Josh Taylor (captain) and Jack Tucker.

Coaches: Michael Baker and Andy Horn.

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