Uphill enjoy emphatic victory in county cup

PUBLISHED: 15:34 06 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:35 06 September 2017

Jack Askins.

Jack Askins.

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Uphill Castle defeat Ashton United to book their place in the next round of the Somerset Senior Cup.

Uphill Castle 8

Ashton United 4

Uphill Castle booked their place in round two of the Somerset Senior Cup with an emphatic victory over Ashton United.

Daniel Hartley and Jack Askins put the home side into an early lead and although a chaotic scoring sequence followed, the Castle never looked in danger of losing hold of victory.

Askins went on to complete his hat-trick before half-time and ended the game with an impressive tally of four, and was joined on the scoresheet by Samuel Beresford with a brace and Paul Wray.

Thanks where extended to Robert Flaskett who assisted Uphill with accommodating them on pitch three at the Woodspring Stadium.

The man of the match award, kindly sponsored by Fusion Takeaway and Oriental Restaurant, Weston, went to Jack Askins and was presented by Reserve team captain Jack Riney.

Kenn Valley 2

Uphill Castle 3

Martin Avery’s Uphill Castle Reserve side started the season in impressive fashion with a notable victory on the road at Kenn Valley.

Assistant manager Lian Clarke weighed in with a double, while Cameron Steer was also on target.

The man of the match award, kindly sponsored by Sytner Mercedes-Benz of Weston, went to Luke Weeks.

Uphill Castle A 3

Congresbury A 3

Uphill Castle A under the stewardship of James De-vanney for the first time in competitive action, got their season off to a great start with a point against Congresbury.

Adrian Hogkinson jnr weighed in with a double, while Christopher Gallagher also netted.

The man of the match award, kindly sponsored by Hayers Convenience Store went to Adrian Hodgkinson.

Uphill Castle have their first home game of the season at Bridgwater Road on Saturday when they host Combe St Nicholas in Division One West of the Somerset County League (3pm).

Martin Avery’s reserve side are also in action on Saturday and host Park Knowle (venue to be confirmed) in the first round of the Somerset Junior Cup (2.30pm).

The sporting action for the day is completed by the A side, who host Nailsea Reserves (3pm) in Division Four of the Weston and District League.

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