United are the 2020 Marlborough premier hockey champs after beating Arotea Kiwi in a shootout at College Park on Saturday.
Kiwi led 1-0 at halftime, however United levelled before the end of regulation play, leading to the shootout, which United won 3-0.
The battle for third and fourth placings in premier grade was won by Beawai, who defeated Go Girls 3-2 in another tight affair.
Division two was won by the MBC First XI, who downed Beawai Masters 5-3, while Beawai scored a 3-1 win over MGC First XI to come third.
In division three it was the MBC 2nd XI who too the honours, beating Arotea Kiwi 2-1 in the decider. Emcee finished third after downing MGC 2nd XI 2-1.
At the conclusion of play the season’s awards were handed out, Jo Jones being named women’s player of the year and John McKinnon the top men’s player.
Best Dressed/sportsmanship: Arotea Kiwi
Most Improved team: Emcee
Winner of division three: MBC 2nd XI
Winner of division two: MBC 1st XI
Winner of premier competition: United
Combined Club Points: Beawai/Kiwi: Arotea Kiwi
Winner of division two final: MBC 1st XI
Winner of premier final: United
MVP Emcee – Jake Brydon; MVP Arotea Kiwi – Becky Melhopt; MVP MGC 2nd XI – Eleanor O’Connell; MVP MBC 2nd XI – Charlie Struthers.
Most improved Junior Umpire: Emma Blom
Most improved Senior Umpire: Jo Campbell
Umpire attaining highest ranking, grading or appointment: Di Morrisey
Most Improved Women’s Player: Veronica Hardman
Most Improved Men’s Player: James Young
Outstanding Contribution to Hockey: Grant McMillan
Contribution to Hockey Administration: Nigel Fraser
Women’s Player of the Year: Jo Jones
Men’s Player of the Year: John McKinnon