HENRY FOSTER netted three goals as Shiplake College ran out 4-1 winners in their first match of the season at Gerrards Cross’ Thorpe House School.
Shiplake started brightly and took the lead after 10 minutes through Foster.
Hosts Thorpe House scored a long range wind-assisted equaliser against the run of play.
Five minutes before the interval Foster netted his second of the match to put the visitors ahead once more.
At the restart with a goal cushion, the slope of the pitch and the wind to their advantage Shiplake were brimming with confidence and sensing goals.