Aadam takes Order of Merit honour
KEVIN Haigh bagged a brace as Eastcote men got back to winning ways with a 3-0 home victory over Sonning on Saturday.
Haigh's double means Eastcote put last week's defeat to Oxford behind them to go fourth in MBBO Regional One with their third win of the season.
After a goalless first half, Ben Thorpe put the Boars in front, breaking the deadlock as his shot rebounded back to him and he finished neatly on the reverse.
Haigh doubled the lead as his UXBRIDGE teenager Aadam Syed has crowned another fantastic junior season by winning the U14 scratch Order of Merit on the Surrey Nike Rookie Tour.
The 13-year-old, who is a member of Ealing Golf Club, has won the award for the second shot deflected into the goal via a Sonning defender and he added the third shortly after to ensure a comfortable win for Eastcote.
In the same division, Old Merchant Taylors’ are down to eleventh after losing 6-2 a thirdplaced PHC Chiswick.
Meanwhile, Eastcote ladies dropped a place to seventh in South Clubs' Women's Hockey League Division Two as they were edged time for being the best young player in the age group.
Syed, with a one handicap, won four events at West Byfleet, Merrist Wood, Cuddington and Effingham, achieving a remarkable gross two-under-par at the event at Cuddington, with 17 birdies this season.
The exciting youngster has been named part of England out 2-1 at leaders Surbiton seconds.
Lynette Smith in the Eastcote goal was in good form, but the hosts eventually managed to find a way through.
The away side showed great character with a quick-fire equaliser as Lenny Conetta passed through the Surbiton defence to Claire Devereux, who crossed for the clinical Catherine Ashton.
However, Surbiton scored the winner 10 minutes from time to maintain their position at the top of the table, although Eastcote could Golf's Southern U16 squad, after being named captain of the Surrey U14 elite team and having won the Roehampton Junior Masters and the Rawlinson Trophy.
Syed's accolades also include being a double winner of the US Kids European Championship in Scotland in 2012 and 2013 and he was presented with the Mayor of Hillingdon's Sports Achievement Award last year. take many positives from performances.
Elsewhere, OMT Duchesses beat Imperial Medicals Women's 1-0 in Middlesex League Division Two, but in the same division Old Uxonians’ home game with Ashford ladies seconds had to be abandoned due to a serious injury.
An ambulance was called after a host player suffered a fractured eye socket 15 minutes into the match with the visitors 1-0 up and the game will now be played on December 13.
their STEVE Harkin hit a 180-yard hole-in-one at Stockley Pines Golf Club, Uxbridge, bagging himself a BOSS watch in the process.
Harkin, 46, scored his ace on the par-three seventh last week and was rewarded after the luxury German brand pledged to award club golfers with an exclusive watch for every hole-in-one during club competition in 2014.
The scheme is open to any golfer whose club uses HowDidiDo, a free-to-use, webbased social network for players with anybody involved in official club competitions eligible and currently more than 1,800 clubs use the website. JACK Hi continued their winning form by comfortably winning 83-35 in their clash with North Greenford last week.
The Hayes side’s standout performers were Y Powers, S Adams and E Chilvers who beat the Ealing opposition 34-6 in their rink.