Trowbridge hits a hat-trick for Worle

Worle Under-13s win their first league game of the season, away at Wedmore.

WORLE Under-13s travelled to Isle of Wedmore for their first league game of this campaign and won 6-3.

Worle conceded two goals from poor defending, but reduced the deficit when Lucas Elliman scored and then Josh Trowbridge equalised with a good strike. An own goal on the stroke of half-time gave Worle the lead.

Straight from the restart, debutant Alex Young scored, but conceded another poor goal. Trowbridge scored two more to complete his hat-trick to make the final score 6-3.

Trowbridge Plumbing and Heating man of the match was Josh Trowbridge.

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Striker Callum Masterman notched a hat-trick and an own goal completed the scoring. Another clean sheet saw the man of the match awarded to Kyle Dobbins-Walcott.

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WESTON Crusaders Under-12s cruised into the first round of the cup after crushing a sporting and spirited Axbridge Saxons by 18-1.

Goals came at regular intervals from Thomas (6), Havard (3), Morteo (3), Denyer (3), Rac, Cox and Ellis-Barker.

The squad of Burgess, Bonner, Rac, Redding, Buxton, Cox, Ellis-Barker, Shipway, Santoro, Havard, Denyer, Thomas, Morteo were far too strong for their plucky opponents.

Crusaders man of the match was Ryan Thomas.

The Under-11s raced into a 3-0 lead against Clevedon United in the first round of the cup with goals from Brandon Smith, Matthew Hayden and Samuel Stocker.

After half-time Clevedon managed to pull a goal back, but Crusaders scored again through Hayden making the final score 4-1.

PRIORY Vikings Under-11s secured a 3-1 win against Backwell Athletic on a wet and windy day.

First to score was George Aucott-Harris after he burst past the Backwell defence, slamming his shot into the back of the net. Priory continued the pressure with attacks by Ronnie Allen and Aaron Talbot, forcing two corners, but Backwell equalised. Allen’s shot went wide, but good work by Kai York enabled Allen to score. Good keeping by Joe Stathem kept Priory ahead at the break.

The second half saw more of the same with Vikings keeping Backwell at bay. Talbot scored his first for the team, putting Priory 3-1 ahead at the final whistle.

Man of the match was Joe Statham.

WESTON Town Under-13s continued their winning start with a 6-1 win over Axbridge Saxons.

Weston started the first half slowly and were unable to capitalise on several chances, but on the 20 minute mark, Jo Rout drilled a shot past the Axbridge keeper to give Town the lead.

James Fewings found the back of the net five minutes later and Rout bagged a third with a spectacular 30 yard drive to give Weston a 3-0 lead at the break.

Weston continued to press after the restart with Josh Baker netting two goals in the first 10 minutes of the second half.

The tireless efforts of Rout, Chappell, Macca and Portlock in midfield continued to pepper the Saxons goal, but a break from the visitors forced an error in Town’s defence and allowed them to score a consolation goal.

With only minutes to spare, Rout fired home his third of the match with a free kick from outside the area, leaving a final score of 6-1, returning them to the top of the table, three points clear of second.

Man of the match award went to William Grove.

KEWSTOKE Athletic Under-15s maintained their good form and home record with a 4-2 win against Weston Town.

This was a game of two halves with Kewstoke mounting constant attacks from the start resulting in a cool finish from captain Cory Kellaway, finishing off a fine ball from Marc Frost.

This was soon followed up by a flowing move started from the back with Nick Riley linking well with the midfield of Jack Stewart, Thomas Lloyd Evans and Charlie Gibbons, who rifled the ball home.

Good one-touch football with Josh Donoghue and Marc Frost saw further goals for Cory Kellaway to notch up his hat-trick before half-time.

In the second half, playing against the wind, Kewstoke found it hard to maintain their momentum and conceded two quick goals. Stout defending from James Biggs, Theo Payan, Oli Norville, Nick Riley and keeper James Adams kept the visitors out and secured victory.

Harlow Hygiene man of the match: Nick Riley; captain’s improved performance: Jack Stewart.

The Under-16s beat local rivals Priory Rangers 2-0 in a feisty encounter at a wind-swept Hutton Moor.

The early exchanges saw few chances, but plenty of tackles. The hard working midfield of Ben Harris, Jake Groves, Jak Cochrane and Jordan Sole closed down Priory well.

When called upon, the back four of Tyler Marshman, Connor Andrew, Josh Selwyn and Mike Deane and goalkeeper Luke Bryant were calm under pressure as the sides went in 0-0 at the break.

Billy Judd was introduced after the break alongside Lewis Clamp and Lawrence Mayer as Kewstoke tried to break Priory down. Ten minutes into the second half, Kewstoke took the lead when Groves diverted Ryan Hill’s shot into the back of the net.

Shortly after, Deane scored following a Cochrane corner. In a game of two halves, the joint Milton Auto Services man of the match was awarded to Jake Groves and Tyler Marshman.

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