YOUTH FOOTBALL: Berkhamsted Raiders U15 Whites began their season with an impressive 7-2 win over St Albans Rangers Blue.
Raiders defended excellently throughout – limiting the St Albans attack to just a handful of chances over the course of the encounter.
Berko striker George Hayter bagged a hat-trick courtesy of a penalty in a first-half stoppage time and two further strikes in the last two minutes of the game.
Francis Oyile marked an impressive debut with a well-taken second-half goal, and Sean Wiggins also netted following a fine solo run.
Man of the match was Raiders right-back Elliott Campbell.