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PUBLISHED: 15:30 21 May 2008 | UPDATED: 15:54 02 June 2010

Watton U11 boys face the camera.

Watton U11 boys face the camera.

WATTON Junior Hockey Club finished off their season at the Alex Hill Memorial Tournament hosted by Dereham Hockey Club.

All of Watton's teams from the U9 to the U13 competed in a full day of hockey.

WATTON Junior Hockey Club finished off their season at the Alex Hill Memorial Tournament hosted by Dereham Hockey Club.

All of Watton's teams from the U9 to the U13 competed in a full day of hockey.

The U9 began the tournament with Watton reaching the runners-up position. The U11 Girls finished in sixth place and the U13 Girls finished in fourth place in their tournament.

The U11 Boys were runners up in their tournament and the U13 Boys were fifth.

Prior to the Dereham Tournament the Junior Hockey Club held their annual presentation evening at Watton Sports Centre.

The awards were : U7 Girls Player of the Year , Emma Bambridge, U7 Boys Player of the Year, Owen Hughson, U8 Girls Player of the Year , Taylor Cassidy, U8 Boys Player of the Year, Jordan Nicholson. U9 Girls Player of the Year, Amy Church and U9 Boys Player of the Year, Thomas Barber.

U11 Girls A's Clubman of the Year: Ellie Philpott. U11 Girls A's Most Improved Player of the Year: Shelby Redfern and U11 Girls A's Player of the Year: Lauren Fitzgerald.

U11 Girls B's Clubman of the Year: Stacey Kemp. U11 Girls B's Most Improved Player of the Year: Chantelle Samuels. U11 Girls B's Player of the Year: Megan Colley.

U11 Boys Clubman of the Year: Josh Holland. U11 Boys Most Improved Player of the Year: Joe Russell and U11 Boys Player of the Year: Matthew Russell.

Special awards were presented to two U9 players, Steven Gale and Sam Holland who had played all season for the U11s and had made an outstanding contribution to the team.

U13 Girls B's Most Improved Player of the Year: Abbie Bassett. U13 Girls B's Players' Player of the Year: Georgina Lee-Davis. U13 Girls B's Player of the Year: Emma Jane Pease.

U13 Girls A's Most Improved Player of the Year: Anna Harrison. U13 Girls A's Players' Player of the Year: Chloe Adcock. U13 Girls Player of the Year: Megan Blake.

U13 Boys Most Improved Player of the Year: Shane Everett. U13 Boys Players' Player of the Year: Edward Guilford. U13 Boys Player of the Year: Daniel Rix.

The 2008 Chairman's Award for an outstanding contribution to the junior hockey club was jointly presented to Sally Eastwood, James Fitzgerald and Daniel Rix.

A presentation was also made to John Softley, who had stepped down from coaching after 11 years.

Watton U9 (right). Back row: Lauren Healy (coach), Amy Church, Thomas Barber. Front row: Jordan Nicholson, Sam Holland, PollyAnn Batty, Haidee Anscombe, Steven Gale, Owen Hughson.

Watton U13 Girls (right, below). Back row: Alex Emmins (coach), Gemma Canham, Emma Jane Pease, Jessica Blake, Chloe Adcock, Brandie Smithson, Sally Eastwood, Anna Harrison. Front row: Elizabeth Adcock, Alice McLoughlin, Megan Blake, Shannon Healy.

Watton U13 Boys (left). Back row: Alex Emmins (coach) Kristian Batty, James Fitzgerald, Shane Everett, Daniel Rix. Front row: Alex Fitzgerald, Adam Philpott, Sebastian Hinchliffe.

Watton U11 Girls squad (not pictured) was Bethan Linge, Megan Colley, Sophie Allibone, Imogen Walker, Shelby Redfern, Lauren Fitzgerald, Ellen Fulham, Chantelle Samuels and Cerys Adcock.

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