Congresbury Reserves through to the next round on penalties

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Congresbury Reserves defeated Locking Park on penalties to progress to the next round of the Knockout Cup.

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(Congresbury won 4-2 on penalties)

A DETERMINED Congresbury Reserves progressed to the next round of the Knockout Cup after winning on penalties against Locking Park.


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It was all Park at the start of the first-half and they went 1-0 up after some great skill from Tom Rolls, who set up Ryan Harris to tap in. Although two minutes later it was 1-1 after Congresbury beat the offside trap to nutmeg Locking goalkeeper Jake Farrow.

In the second half, Harry Hornigold went close again, but sent his shot over the bar. Rolls got a deserved goal after a pass from James Bromley. Congresbury continued to pressure and after Joe Pearson was robbed in midfield, the resulting shot deflected off Bromley and looped over Farrow for the leveller.

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In extra time, Harris had a header cleared off the line and Will Poole hit the underside of the bar, but the scores remained level and after uncharacteristic misses from Harris and Rolls, Congresbury won the match 4-2 on penalties.

Locking man of the match went to captain Dan Windsor.

RESULTS

Knockout Cup round 1: Clevedon Utd A 5, St George (E-in-G) Res 1; Berrow Res 5, Axbridge Town 2; Congresbury Res 2, Locking Park aet (4-2 pens); Draycott 5, Selkirk Utd 1; KVFC 4, Kewstoke Lions Res 1; Nailsea Utd A 0, Portishead Town A 1 (aet); Sporting Weston 1, Cleeve West Town Res 2; Yatton Ath Res 5, Uphill Castle Res 4 (aet).

Division 1: Worle Rangers 2, Weston Super Seagulls 1.

Division 3: Cleeve West Town A 1, Clapton-in-Gordano 2.

Division 4: Westend Res 6, AFC Nailsea Res 0.

Division 5: Axbridge Town Res 3, Congresbury A 3.

FIXTURES

Davis Shield preliminary round: Axbridge Town Res v Nailsea Utd B (S Acton).

Division 1: Locking Park v St George (E-in-G) Res (A Gibbons); Nailsea Utd A v Hutton (D Bryant); Winscombe Res v Portishead Town A (M Sprague); Worle Rangers v Cleeve West Town Res (C Connor).

Division 2: AFC Nailsea v Congresbury Res (R Connolly); Berrow Res v Uphill Castle Res (P Fisher); KVFC v Yatton Ath Res (K Gould); Sporting Weston v Westend (D Carstensen); Wedmore v Axbridge Town (I Smith).

Division 3: Burnham Utd A v Winscombe A (S Cahill); Churchill Club 70 Res v Cleeve West Town A (tba); Clapton-in-Gordano v Cheddar A (T Boylan); Kewstoke Lions Res v Portishead Caledonian Thistle (J Cooper); Worle Res v South Park Rangers (tba).

Division 4: Clevedon Utd B v St George (E-in-G) A (J Cox); Hutton Res v Clapton-in-Gordano Res (tba); Shipham v Uphill Castle A (D Pinnock); Westend Res v Dynamo Locking (R Dyer); Worle Rangers Res v Portishead Town B (T Billinghurst).

Division 5: Clapton-in-Gordano A v Congresbury A (T Barlow); Portishead Town Colts v Selkirk Utd (W Jones); St Pauls Church FC v South Park Rangers Res (M Gavin); Wrington Redhill A v Wedmore Res (K Fox).

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