Willis puts Saints on the Wright track in massive win

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Walpole 0, Wisbech St Mary 11

Saints started well and led 4-0 at the and added seven more goals in the second half. Willis Wright hit five goals, Brody Warren four and new signing Tristan Jones two.

Mathew White and Sam Spriggs had good games while goalkeeper Jonah Gill (mom) played at centre back and was superb.

Manager Simon Wright said: “We have a good football side, no stars. They play as a team and it’s brilliant at that age.

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WSM Purples 1, Benwick 3

This game was end to end from start to finish. Benwick had the upper edge scoring early when the Saints struggled to clear the ball.

Benwick added two more goals but in the second half Saints improved with Ben Larner giving the team a lift and scoring early. Connor Plitsch (mom) helped the team push by breaking up play but, with good defending, Benwick earned the win.

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Glinton 3, WSM Yellow 3

An evenly fought match with Saints goals coming from Seb Ziabka, Kieran Symons and Rob Thompson with man of the match Ethan Goodale.

Special mention to new signing Shane Punton on his Saints debut.

Leverington 7, Malborne 0

This was a physical game with the opposition strong in the challenge. Leverington let their football do the talking and created lots of chances. Billy Carmen scored five goals and Tommy Wiles and Lewis Stearne (mom) were also on target.

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Yaxley Blue 3, WSM Yellows 6

A very even first half saw the sides go in level at the break. In the second half Saints stepped up and created chances through Cameron Lee and Ben Gale.

Airidas Prakulisas and Alex Watson looked very solid in defence and Brooklyn Adams had a good game in attack.

Goalscorers: were Jack Gale (mom) 3, Cameron Lee, Airidas Prakulisas and Lewis Swann.

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Wisbech St Mary 1, Rippingale 0

SaintS came out on top in this top of the table clash with a goal from Ollie Potter.

St Marys started the game brightly and were constantly attacking. In the last 10 minutes of the half, Saints once again got behind the defence and a clearance was put in the net by Potter.

In the second half, Saints were constantly under pressure but they managed to keep a clean sheet.

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Eye 1, Wisbech Acorns 1

In a dour game Acorns never got their passing game going, but always appeared in control until the last 10 minutes.

Eye scored from their only real chance of the game. This spurred Acorns on, who equalised through Ben Lister with two minutes remaining. Danny Rooks (mom).

Cherry Hinton 1, Chatteris White 12

A brave Cherry Hinton team could not withstand the onslaught of passing play from the Chatteris team, which resulted in four goals from Charlie Pitt, Asa Revell, midfielders Thomas Corlito and Ivo Nooteboom in the first half and eight goals in the second half.

Cherry Hinton scored an equaliser to make it 1-1 and managed to contain the score in the first half, but in the second half Asa Revell produced three more goals, as did Charlie Pitt (one penalty), with Luke Bailey and Dale Browne also scoring.

Haverhill Rovers 0, March Rangers 9

Rangers dominated with two goals in the first minute of the game from captain Jacob Birt and Josh Hussey.

Jordan Tomblin (mom) made it 3-0 and a second from Hussey saw Rangers take a 4-0 lead at the break. After the break Tony Cunnington and striker Matty Carey scored twice as Rangers never let up the pressure. A hat-trick goal for Hussey rounded off a superb day for Rangers.

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Waterbeach 2, Chatteris 3

Chatteris started very poorly in this Knockout Cup-tie and were 2-0 down at half-time.

Stern half-time words from assistant manager Luke Harris paid dividends when Chatteris were awarded a penalty which Sam Merryweather converted.

Five minutes later Tyler Crane scored from close range to equalise. As the game seemed to be heading for extra time a foul on Dan McDermott led to another penalty with just one minute left.

Merryweather calmly stepped up to put the Tigers through to the quarter finals. Hard-working Karl Anderson (mom).

l Benwick Athletic under 15s, playing in the Cambs Colts League, are looking at improving a strong and successful side in preparation for the rest of the season.