Centre back Jill Toombs converted two penalty corners inside five first half minutes to set up a 3-2 National League Western Conference win for Trojans ladies over their Isca University counterparts in Exeter.
But they had to come from behind before securing their first win over the West Country students – Megan Crowson giving Isca a second minute lead from a short corner.
Trojans gradually gained the upper hand and, after creating several chances, drew level when youngster Maddy Lambrou celebrated her debut by winning a penalty corner, which Toombs tucked away.
The Stoneham girls repeated the dose two minutes later when Megan Struthers won a short corner which Toombs buried again to give Trojans a 2-1 interval lead.
Trojans repelled early second half Isca pressure before a counter attack down the right flank led to a third goal.
Cat Horn set up the goal which had an ‘old and young’ touch about it – the evergreen Sally Gibson playing the ball across the goal for 15-year old Lambrou to score.
The Romsey schoolgirl is among Trojans’ youngest National League goalscorers behind Yvie Lock and Rio
Olympic gold medal winner Alex Danson, who has joined Bristol club Clifton Robinsons.
Sophie Jefferson clawed a second goal back for Isca, but Trojans played out the last 23 minutes to secure the victory
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