Upwell’s warm-up win for semi

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Cambs League

Upwell 2, Littleport Res 1

Upwell warmed up for their semi-final in their encounter with second place Littleport reserves.

Upwell broke the deadlock from a corner. Jonny Allen ghosted in and tapped home from close range.

Littleport equalised before half time with a well rehearsed set piece. Shortly after the restart, Gary Green and Allen linked up well allowing Allen to slot home his second of the match and the winning goal.

Upwell manager, Karl Schultz said: “It’s great to get back to winning ways. It was important to get something this week to keep in touch with the top two.”

Next weekend sees Upwell welcome Wisbech St Mary Reserves in the semi-final of the North Cambs Cup, 1.45pm kick off at Gorefield.

H & Wyton 7, Benwick Ath 1

In League 3b, Houghton & Wyton put in a superior first half winning 5-0.

After a half time rollicking there was a much better performance with Adam Betts scoring after good work from Gary Davis and Kieran O’Neill. Josh Harlock saved a penalty.

Manager Andy Woodard has stood down after six games and only one defeat, and the club would like to thank him for his passion and efforts.

S Tech League

March Town Ladies 2,

Sawtry Town Ladies 2

The Hares gave second placed Sawtry Town, who equalised twice, a scare with some excellent football.

After strong pressure, Carly Oakley scored her first goal for the club from close range from a corner. Sawtry equalised before keeper Dani Westgate was injured and replaced by Oakley. Emma Frost scored on the stroke of half-time with a thunderous shot.

Joint PoM: Jade Pointer and Chas Miller.

UNDER 12

March Rangers 7,

Phoenix United 2

March secured runners-up spot and played their best football of the season.

March soon raced into a 3-0 lead with a brilliant hat-trick from Lewis Kent. Further goals were added by Robert Shepherd and in the second half Jordan Peachey (2) and Kent.

MoM: Lewis Kent.

UNDER 11

March Soccer School Blue 2, N & R Black 1

March went ahead with a well placed goal from Dan Cave before N and R equalised.

Lewis King secured March’s win. Strong performances from Ethan Halls and Ollie Hubbard.

G&N Amber 4, MSS Red 1

Despite some spectacular saves from Charlie Slack and an assured display from MoM Quinn Canavan, MSS lost to unbeaten Amber. Duke Higham scored for the Reds.

UNDER 13

Whittlesey 1,

March Rangers 0

Rangers require a point from their final league match next weekend to be crowned champions.

MoM: Sam Smethurst.

UNDER 14

Yaxley 1, Estover Park 3

Estover came back from a goal down as James Meek broke free of the defence with a cool finish.

Jack Stockdale gave Estover a second half lead and Kieran Kirby’s penalty at the end settled the tie.

Netherton 1, Estover 5

Garrison Asher’s first half hat-trick inspired Park. Zach Mulholland and Brandon Pearce added the other goals in a good team performance.

l Leverington FC are starting up two new football teams.

The Girls U11s years 5 and 6 meet on the field Fridays 6-7pm and are already operating, so just turn up. Boys/Girls U7s will be training Saturday mornings, time to be arranged.

Teams are being managed by Emma Ramdharry (U11 girls) and U7s by Wayne Garner and Ramdharry. Contact Rosemarie Ramdharry on 01945 463174.