Hall's strike helps Sunset shine again

Martha Hall scored both goals for Sunset women on her debut to help them win the Charity Shield 2-1 and on Sunday was finding the net again in their 3-0 victory over Elite. 

Hall had a great game as striker for Sunset. Natalie Simpson scored Sunset’s first, a superb strike. For the second goal, Hall crossed the ball and a defender kicked it in. There was no doubt about Sunset’s third, another well taken Hall opportunity. “This team wasn’t quite as physical as Scholars were in the Charity Shield game,” said Hall who added that she really enjoyed it. Her football ambitions now extend to “just playing for fun and for the fitness.” 

Sunset are favorites to retain their league title and win the other cups and on this form Scholars, Elite and Alliance will find it hard to deny them. 

“I think our chances are good but I am still just getting to know the other teams,” said Hall who added that Jessica Ebanks and the little 14-year-old midfielder Shannelle Bennett impressed her in the Elite line up. 

Of her teammates, Hall added, “Jayme Farell was by far the MVP of the game. She completely shut down their midfield and didn’t allow their strongest player to do anything with the ball.” 

Martha Hall challenges Elite
Martha Hall challenges Elite’s Jessica Ebanks for the ball. – PHOTOS: RON SHILLINGFORD

Natalie Simpson

Natalie Simpson scored Sunset’s first.

Shannelle Bennett, 14, right, had a great game for Elite.

Shannelle Bennett, 14, right, had a great game for Elite.