As the winter season heads into its final third, leaders have emerged in the race for Cambridge FC’s annual Golden Boot awards.
Reserves forward Andrew Taylor is enjoying an outstanding season, having scored more goals this year than in all his previous seven seasons together. He’s averaging more than a goal a game this season.
Close on his heels is striker Peter Buesnel who leads the scoring for the Waikato A side and who added a couple in the WaiBOP Championship.
For the women’s team, Rachel Hill and Astrid Howarth are vying for the Golden Boot, having scored 35 goals between them.
Photo: Taylor celebrates scoring against Albany United on Anzac Day (image: Louis Roberts).
Golden Boot – senior men
Leading goalscorers up to and including weekend of July 14/15:
18: Andrew Taylor (Reserves)
17: Peter Buesnel (15 for Waikato A, including 5 in Waikato Cup, and 2 for Championship)
11: Josh Clarkin (Firsts) including one in Chatham Cup
9: Adam Brady (Reserves)
6: Dylan Blair (Firsts)
6: Scott Jenkins (D1) including five penalties
6: Dave O’Donnell (D1) including a hat-trick of headers in one game
6: Tom Woutersen (3 for Reserves, 3 for Championship)
5: Andrew Myers (D2)
5: Rob Dickson (D2)
5: Jonathan Sanchez (Reserves)
Golden Boot – senior women
Scorers for the women so far this season:
18: Rachel Hill
17: Astrid Howarth
5: Caitlyn Varcoe
Important note: These tables are based on the goals advised by team managers on a weekly basis.