Davitts U-14 team got their County Div 3A League campaign off to a winning start with a resounding 8-21 to 1-5 victory over Hollymount Carramore in Ballindine on Thursday. Most of the damage was done in the first half that saw Davitts leading by 6-14 to 0-2 at the break with powerful performances throughout the field.
The visitors performed much better in the second half but there was no catching the impressive Davitts lads on this occasion.
Tristan Diskin and Davey Hennessy shared the goalkeeping duties and both performed well. Ian Prendergast, Micheal Hett and Fionan Gallagher formed a solid full back line while outside them Cathal Corless (0-2), Thomas Ronayne and Brian Og McTigue (1-0) defended superbly. Fentan Kelly (1-4) and John Wallace (1-0) formed a strong midfield partnership. Up front the attack was led superbly by Jack Devane (1-5) with Joe Prendergast (1-3), Jack Melvin (0-3), Bon Glynn (0-1), Brian Bermingham (2-0) and Brian Eagney (1-1) all in top form on an evening when everything went right for Davitts. Ryan Rattigan, Cathal Devane (0-1), Jamie Raftery, Brian Hett and Fionn McLoughlin all played well when they were introduced over the course of the game.