Raelene Strickland smashed four goals in Leyland and Chorley Hockey Club ladies’ 1sts 8-0 hammering of Fulwood 1sts.
Sarah Winstanley started the ball rolling to put LCHC 1-0 up.
Strickland added the second, before Yazmin Bennison – playing her first league match for L&C – scored twice. Then Strickland scored twice to complete her hat-trick.
Marie Meagher got the other goal.
Elsewhere, Leyland and Chorley ladies’ 2nds continued their fine start to the season with a 6-0 win over Lancaster and Morecambe ladies 2nds.
Amy Bibby (2), Jade Dalton (3) and Kayt Coathup were their scorers.