Needing to overturn an eight goal deficit the team won each qtr 9-2, 6-0, 3-1, 4-0 and set about reducing the margin in earnest and were 2-0 up within 29 secs play with a double from Sam Carling.
Guildford pulled one back for 2-1 but with seven goals in as many minutes had Watford level on handicap at 13-13. Guildford scored the last goal of the qtr to move back in front on the handicap 13-14.
The second period started with a bang as Cameron Baker scored within 5 secs of the start then on the next attack won a penalty which he converted to take the lead at 15-14. Four further goals in the period had the team 15-2 up and 19-15 on handicap at the half- way point.
Team and Goal scorers in brackets:
Peter Pickford (GK), Baker (2), Alex Norcliffe (2), Andy Holt (2), Josh Silverbeck (4), Sam Parry (1), Carling (4),Tom Kelly (3), Matthew Irish (1), Zac Corcoran (2), Nandi Cesh, John Pickford (1).