It was a difficult weekend for the senior teams at the WestVic Hockey Club, as both the men's and women's team were handed losses by higher-placed opponents in the Hockey Victoria League 1 competition.
First, the men faced off against the Yarra Valley Hockey Club who were looking to recover from their top-four loss to Mornington Peninsula the week prior.
The Lobsters came looking to prove a point in the first half, finding the back of the net twice to open up a healthy lead going into the break.
WestVic player Michael Churcher was able to keep his hot shooting run going, scoring in the second half but his efforts were answered by the Lobsters, who netted a third goal to run away with a 3-1 victory.
The loss is the sides fourth in its past six outings. Now sitting in seventh place, they will look to find form against the sixth placed Werribee on the road.
The WestVic women had similar first half struggles, conceding four goals in the opening term to the visiting La Trobe University Hockey Club.
Tammy Hansford found some success for WestVic in the second half, scoring her first goal of the season. That was all the team could produce for the game, ultimately falling to La Trobe 4-1.
They will next travel to face Werribee Hockey Club, who they lost 4-1 to in round two.
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