Williams at the double in Otterettes home success

PUBLISHED: 14:08 21 March 2019 | UPDATED: 14:23 21 March 2019

Action from the Ottery St Mary ladies meeting with Plymouth side SB Frankfort. Picture BEX WILSON

Action from the Ottery St Mary ladies meeting with Plymouth side SB Frankfort. Picture BEX WILSON

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Ottery St Mary ladies were excellent value for their Devon Women's League 5-2 home win over Plymouth-based SB Frankfort.

Action from the Ottery St Mary ladies meeting with Plymouth side SB Frankfort. Picture BEX WILSONAction from the Ottery St Mary ladies meeting with Plymouth side SB Frankfort. Picture BEX WILSON

Leading scorer Meg Williams scored twice and the other goals came from Louise Ilsley, Kathryn Brown and Jessica Jenkins.

Team coach Mike Ringer said: “It all turned out so well! There were doubts about so many players leading up to the game and, before kick-off, it was more a case of counting the walking wounded!

“SB are a strong side and play a high pressing game which squeezes play, something the ladies’ game rarely – if ever – 
see!

“We laboured a bit in the first half and went into the break trailing 2-1. However, the second half was a superb show all-round. The girls started the half on the front foot and never looked back.”

He continued: “Off-side was an issue for us – caused by their high press – but it is something we can, and will, work on in training.”

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