CHANGE OF VENUE DOESN’T STOP BOREHAMWOOD BREAKING WARE HERTS
HERTFORDSHIRE FA SENIOR CUP
Borehamwood Rovers scheduled home fixture against Ware Herts was changed to Ware at the last minute, but it didn’t stop Rovers marching into the last 16. Goals from Jack Skinner, Alex English and Brandon Green helped them on their way to a 4-1 win and a place in round two where they face Northaw of the East Herts League next month.
Skew Bridge and Hilltop served up a cracker at Rothamstead. Skew found themselves 5-1 up and cruising, before Hilltop put in a extraordinary comeback to make it 5-5, only for Skew to kick on and eventually win the game 7-5. A hat-trick from James Ewington, Jacob Noon (two) and one each for Harry Hunt and James Potton.
Robert Pinto was on fire as he notched 4 for little Heath in their 5-1 win against FYP, sub-Matthew Cagnetta with the other.
Mermaid hit previously unbeaten league leaders Welwyn Garden United for EIGHT. Stephen
Maitland with a brace and singles for Michael Nathan, Chris Wilding, Benjamin Watt, Miles Habashi, Ben Taylor and an OG completing the impressive victory.
After a few weeks of poor results, Wheathampstead Wanderers fine early season form was back with a bang as they thumped bottom side Saints FC 12-0. Michael Cheesman with a hat-trick, doubles for Nicholas Casadei, Stephen Buckler and Laurence Wilson. With Simon Fourcroy, Adam Barton and Josh Walton adding one each.
Excel won 4-1 against Wheathampstead 89. Morgan Trotman (two), Thomas Mullford and Troy Archer for Excel, Tim Briggs in reply for Wheato.
Pinewood remain top but were made to work hard for the 3points as they narrowly beat Oceans XI 2-1. Andrew Alsop and George Milstead on target for the league leaders, with Neale Waller in reply for Oceans.
Six Bels Reserves beat Harpenden Colts OB Reserves 6-2.
Strafford Arms Reserves beat Alban Dynamo Reserves 5-2.
Two goals from Robert Calancea and one each from Liam Addlesee and John Sebry gave Phoenix Reserves a much needed 4-2 win against BWSC. Keith Archbold and Andrew Hamilton in reply for BWSC.
Welwyn Warriors had five different scorers in their 5-3 win against Wrestlers. Germaine Spence, Alex Dibden, Lucian Antippa, Oliver Winston and James Nugent all on the scoresheet.
Brookmans Park Res remain unbeaten in Div 4 with a thumping 10-0 victory over Hatfield Seniors Res. Their cause was helped with Seniors going down to 10 men during the first half and this took its toll with Park scoring 8 second half goals. Leading scorer Sammy Kinsley scored another hat-trick, joined by Tom Brasier who also netted 3. Other goals were from Ronan Nevin with a double, Nathan Gibbins and an OG.
Mermaid Reserves also kept their unbeaten record intact with a 4-1 win against Royston Rangers. Guiseppe Basile, Hassan Bhandari with solo efforts and another two from leading marksmen Craig Clarke kept Mermaid top.
Welwyn Rangers kept the pressure on the unbeaten top 3 with a 4-1 win of their own against Alban Dynamo Reserves. Hayden Evanson, Sam Edge, Harry Tozer and Luke Stuckley all on target, with George Thomas netting for Dynamo.
Moretown tasted defeat for the first time in Division 5, losing 5-4 against St.Albans Warriors. James Davenport, Maxwell Judge and Harry Croft on target for Moretown. Daryl Dunbar, Liam Daley, Billy Smith and two from Taylor Jeggo giving Warriors an impressive win.
Phoenix A had Josh Peddar and Danny Sherman to thank for all 3 points against London Colney United, winning 2-0.
Rose and Crown Mosquito took advantage of Moretown's first loss and went top on goal difference after a 2-1 win against Royston Rangers Reserves.
HERTS ADVERTISER INTERMEDIATE CUP
Welwyn Warriors overcome Hadham Rovers Yellows 4-2. Two from Jon Cross-Hackett and one each from Gabriel Asare-Bekoe and Alex Howard gave the Division Two high-flyers the win and moved them into round two.
HERTS ADVERTISER JUNIOR CUP
St. Georges cruised into the last 8 of the Junior Cup with a thumping 9-1 win against St.Albans Eagles. Stephen Dorer, Lenos and Rob Handleigh all with one each. Ryan Harrington, Phil Barnard and James Grisley all with two.
HERTS ADVERTISER CHALLENGE CUP
The Bull pulled off an upset with a couple of stunning strikes from Joe Fletcher and Noah Costin helping them beat prem side Six Bells 3-2. Mickey Shuttlewood and Rhys Monaghan on target for Six Bells.
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Hatfield Seniors of Division two, pulled off the upset of the day knocking out prem side Plough and Harrow on Penalties after a 1-1 draw in normal time. Josh Panther and Jimmy Talbot with Plough’s and Seniors goals respectively. Manager Curtis Warner sticking the winning penalty away for Seniors.
Brookmans Park progressed to the quarter final of the Jim Lynch Trophy with a comfortable 6-1 win over Harpenden Colts. Leading scorer Adam Page was in fine form again with a hat-trick, supported well by Jake McIntosh, Callum Baylis and Charlie Nelson who all got themselves on the scoresheet.
Paxton Rovers and Player Packs put on a 14-goal thriller at Toulmin, with Paxton advancing to the next round with a 9-5 win.