South London Korfball’s second team – Balham – hosted Highbury 5 on the morning of Sunday 19th January but didn’t come away with any points. Highbury out-scored Balham 3 to 1, with the final score 4-12.
Balham set out with Captain Kingsley Ho in first attack joined by Steph Wood, Vitoria Franceschini and Charlie Corfield. In defence was Jennifer Ledsham, Anna MacBride, Graeme MacCallum and Chris Rennison. Highbury took a 3 goal lead before Graeme scored a mid distance shot to make it 1-3. Highbury got one back and Steph scored a mid range shot. Highbury got another goal back before Charlie Corfield scored his mid distance shot to make it 3-5. Highbury scored another before the half time whistle to go in 3-6 leaders.
In the second half, Balham improved their play, but it wasn’t clear from the score. Highbury scored the next 6 goals unanswered until Captain Kingsley scored his first and the team’s 4th. The game finished 4-12.