The Year 7 Football team played their 3rd league game of the season against Clacton coastal academy. Harwich started strongly with precise passing from Harrison Hunt, Jamie Brunning and Tom Newland leading to an intense spell of pressure on the Clacton goal. Charlie Wotton managed to go through one on one better the goalkeeper at his near post. Straight from the kick off Clacton equalised, capitalising on 2 Harwich defensive mistakes. Harwich regrouped and again went back to dominating possession with both full backs pushing on. Archie Valentine made a couple of great bursts down the wing leading to Charlie Wotton grabbing his second goal of the game and putting Harwich in the lead 2-1 at half time.
Clacton started the half strong, Ben Jarrett and Joe Henderson had to make last ditch tackles to stop Clacton, although their equaliser did come, a cross come shot beating goalkeeper Matt Morgan. Harwich continued to try and win the game with Charlie missing a couple of golden chances and Clacton defending well it looked like the game would end a draw. Nevertheless, Charlie Wotton again went through one and one and this time beat the keeper completing his hatrick and winning the game for Harwich in the final 5 minutes.
Year 7’s win their first league game.
Charlie Wotton scores hatrick and gains man of the match award.