Khayon Edwards scored a superb hat-trick as we beat Norwich on the road to move up to second place in the Under-18 Premier League South.
The hosts were looking for their first point of the season, but Dan Micciche’s side started confidently with Marcelo Flores bending a shot just over the bar.
But we didn't have long to wait for our opener as, with seven minutes on the clock, we swept forward and James Sweet provided a low cross for Edwards to convert at the near post.
Our in-form striker doubled his tally not long afterwards, racing on to a superb through ball by Flores, before taking it around the keeper and slotting home.
Edwards came close to a first-half hat-trick when he was played into space in the left channel and raced in on goal, but his low shot was saved.
Amario Cozier-Duberry was next to try his luck with a left-footed effort that went just wide, and we continued to dominate after half-time.
Flores and Sweet combined nicely up the right, with the former getting into the are and blasting a shot over the bar.
Edwards wrapped up his hat-trick with a little over 15 minutes to go, touching home from close range after good work by Mauro Bandeira to complete a fine afternoon's work.
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