Streatham IHC got off to a solid start to life under new boss Jeremy Cornish after Sean Scarbrough’s equaliser secured a 4-4 draw at London Raiders in the NIHL1 South Cup.
Goals by Callum Best (2), Steven Fisher (2) and Ryan Webb made it a weekend to remember as Streatham added a 5-2 home win against Bracknell Hornets in the league.
Marek Nahlik scored twice for London in their 4-0 league victory at MK Thunder, while Jaroslav Cesky, Joonas Liimatainen and Alan Green were on target for Oxford City Stars in their 3-1 home success against Solent Devils.
Richard Facey’s hat-trick helped the Devils to a 5-2 road win at Bracknell, while Chelmsford Chieftains lost 4-2 at Invicta Dynamos in the cup.
In D2S, Giacomo Raffaelli (5) topped the scoring for Bristol Pitbulls as they secured an 11-3 home victory over Swindon Wildcats NIHL.
Jake Sylvester bagged a hat-trick for Chelmsford Warriors in their 6-0 win at home to Slough Jets, while Connor Stokes matched the feat for Peterborough Islanders during their 8-4 success at Haringey Racers.
Sam Bryant (2) led the way for Cardiff Fire as they sealed a 3-2 cup win on home ice over Wightlink Buccaneers.
Bracknell Hornets 2-5 Solent Devils
London Raiders 4-4 Streatham IHC (Cup)
Invicta Dynamos 4-2 Chelmsford Chieftains (Cup)
MK Thunder 0-4 London Raiders
Oxford City Stars 3-1 Solent Devils
Streatham IHC 5-2 Bracknell Hornets
Bristol Pitbulls 11-3 Swindon Wildats NIHL
Cardiff Fire 3-2 Wightlink Buccaneers (Cup)
Chelmsford Warriors 6-0 Slough Jets
Haringey Racers 4-8 Peterborough Islanders
(Image permission: Rick Webb)