Congresbury crowned Somerset League champions
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Congresbury finished top of the Somerset League Division 2 West after a run of six wins and two draws.
CONGRESBURY were crowned champions of Somerset League Division 2 West following a run of six wins and two draws in their last eight games.
The eight-game run began with an 8-1 home win over Cheddar Reserves with goals coming from Tuckfield and Stockhall, who both struck hat-tricks, Sprague and an own goal.
Next up was a disappointing 0-0 draw away at Worle. Burnham Reserves were the visitors and a good first-half performance saw Congresbury score all three goals in a 3-0 win, the goals coming from Stockhall (2) and Tuckfield.
The game against St Johns saw Congresbury go behind, but a superb equaliser from Harraway saw them get a deserved 1-1 draw.
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The final four games were all against teams that were still in with a chance of promotion. Wells City Reserves away saw Congresbury produce one of their best performances as they recorded an impressive 5-1 win with goals coming from Stockhall, Brown, Marsh, Williams and Read.
With three games remaining, Congresbury went into the game against Portishead Reserves knowing that a draw would clinch promotion. They produced another good performance to record a 3-0 win with goals coming from Harraway (2) and Tuckfield.
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The final home game of the season saw Congresbury crowned champions following a 4-0 win over Nailsea United Reserves, with Stockhall (2), Tuckfield and Sprague getting the goals.
The final game of the season was away to Nailsea Town Reserves and they finished off the season in style with a 4-1 win, with goals coming from Tuckfield (2), Stockhall and Brown.
Squad members that all made a significant contribution to the team’s success were Bullock, Bishop, Hewish, O Clements, S Clements, Pepworth, Lister, Hammond and Shepherd.