Banwell clinch runners-up spot

Banwell Under-15s clinched the runners-up spot after drawing 1-1 with third placed Swiss Valley Rangers.

BANWELL Under-15s secured runners-up spot and with it promotion after a 1-1 draw at third placed Swiss Valley.

In the first half, Banwell played against a strong wind, but created the best chances of the half. The midfield of Harry Walsh, Ben Clatworthy, James Poundsberry and Lewis Cahill played some great football and Banwell scored when Dan Fowler’s shot from range found the back off the net.

With the score 1-1 at half-time, Banwell started attacking in the second half with Ross Buller putting Swiss Valley under pressure.

The defence of Joe Lawrence, Sam Bond, Ollie Habgood and captain Joe Brett contained the Swiss forwards, giving them few opportunities. Keeper Jordan Sotiris again played well, dominating his area.

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The commitment to training has paid off with a great performance against Nailsea Athletic, in a game which saw both teams trading goals throughout the match.

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WORLE Under-13s claimed another three points with another impressive display against Nailsea Athletic in this Division 3 encounter.

Lucas opened the scoring with a long-range shot, which their replacement keeper fumbled. Worle’s second came after great play by Mitch Trego and Coggy. Lucas’s corner was converted by Connor for a 2-0 lead.

Coggy soon made it three and he then provided an assist for Connor to make it 4-0. Nailsea pulled one back before the break from a well-taken free kick.

After the break, the defensive back line held strong against some Nailsea pressure. Tom Stephens and Aaron stepping up with a brace in the last 10 minutes saw Worle run out 7-1 winners.

Special mention to referee Tommy Major. Trowbridge Plumbing and Heating man of the match for the third game in a row went to Connor Chamberlain.

KEWSTOKE Athletic Under-11s started well against a strong Berrow side, but were unable to convert their chances, the best coming from Ryan Hill and Joe Morrish.

Neither side were given time to settle, with both teams pressurising the other, but it was Berrow who opened the scoring with a looping shot from distance.

Jake Dunn, Ashley Hastewell and Weston Building Contractors Ltd man of the match Szymon Swierczyna all worked tirelessly in midfield, but were unable to prevent a second from Berrow, again from distance.

Matty Frost went close in the second half and Sam Ford hit the underside of the crossbar. Kewstoke pushed players forward but were caught on the. A fine finish from Ford gave Kewstoke hope, but Berrow soon added another making it 4-1. Thomas Perry and Jack Howard both had solid games.

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