LILY Knight was the hat-trick hero in a win for Winnington Park Beavers under 13s hockey team.

She scored all the goals in a 3-0 win at home to Chester Beavers.

Sophie Bott was awarded player of the match and the team will be buoyed by the result for Saturday's trip to face Deeside Ramblers at Kings School Chester, pushback 2.30pm.

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Winnington Park men's second team finished their game against Warrington stronger despite falling to a 4-2 loss.

They conceded three goals inside 15 minutes but then a quick counter led to a goal from Matty Entwistle.

Warrington scored their fourth goal from a Park mistake but after a tactical change they came out strong in the second half and Greg Wilkes found the net.

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Greg Wilkes

A goal from a short-corner routine was disallowed as the effort from Chris Moss was deemed a dangerous ball.

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Chris Moss

Park, who named Josh Williams as man of the match, were looking the better team but time was against them.

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Josh Williams

The men's first team defeated Lancaster and Morecambe 5-0 at home with Paul Stackhouse the stand-out performer.

Park were in control from the outset and established a 3-0 lead by half-time.

Fortunes were not as favourable for the ladies first team, who were overhauled 5-1 at home by a strong Macclesfield team.

Macc's pressure put Park on the back foot from the first whistle and they trailed 3-0 at the break.

Park came out fighting in the second half with Rhona Logie building a player-of-the-match display.

Although conceding a fourth goal, Park caused problems for Macclesfield and the effort was rewarded with a consolation goal.

The ladies seconds, for whom Izzy Warrener stood out, conceded twice late on in a 3-0 loss at third-placed Chester.

In an end to end first half Winnington could not find the finishing touch.

A number of good saves by the Chester keeper kept Park’s strike force at bay in the second period.

Jonny McKeown was the star performer for the men's thirds in a 1-1 draw with Bowdon, who equalised in the closing moments.

A young and developing Winnington Park fourths lost 8-0 to Birkenhead seconds.