Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Youth football round up
ROYSTON Town U10 girls travelled to Berkhamstead Raiders on Saturday and won 8-1 after an impressive display of attacking football.
Right from the first whistle Royston attacked the Raiders defence and soon took the lead after some excellent runs from deep allowed Katie Ballam to score two early goals. After more pressure from Royston Ellie Wilkerson grabbed two goals and Ballam added two more to her tally as Royston finished the first half 6-0 up.
The second half started much the same as the first with Royston attacking but Berkhamstead had other ideas and pulled a goal back. This spured Royston into action and a goal each for Ballam and Wilkerson finished the game off.
Royston Town Rovers U11s advanced to the next stage of the League Cup with a 4-1 win over Manuden Juniors.
Royston put the home team under pressure for the start, and after 10 mins got their reward with Dan Goom giving them the lead. Two minutes later Noah O’Sullivan added a second, slotting his shot under the goalkeeper. Goom got his second of the match just before half-time, receiving the ball after a good run from Kian Harness.
Manuden pulled a goal back 10 minutes into the second half, before Royston restored their three-goal advantage when Harness hit a curling shot into the top corner.
Royston Town Crows U12s drew 2-2 with Letchworth Blues, and are settling in well to 11-a-side football.
Royston went a goal down after 10 minutes, but James Cotton equalised just before half-time. Letchworth went ahead again but Crows came from behind for the second week on the trot with a fine goal from Chris Fage.
Melbourn Dynamos U12s secured an emphatic 15-1 victory over Letchworth GCE Orange.
The home team gave away a penalty in the first few minutes and an own goal later in the first half and unfortunately never really got back into the game. Finlay Newey was in fine form for the Dynamos and netted a total of six goals. Further goals included a hat-trick from both Charlie Barnes and William Browning, plus one each for Zac Hart and Stuart Dingwell.
Royston Town Hearts U12s continued their fine form with a 7-0 away win to Bedwell Cougars.
Hearts scored early in the first half when Jack Davis chipped the keeper from 20 yards, before Louis Harward scored with a superb header from just outside the box. Charlie Johnson scored the third from a corner. Davis got his second 13 seconds in to the second half before Jamie Judge thit a fine effort into the top corner.
Alex Little then got the sixth goal with a fine strike before Judge then netted his second.
Bassingbourn Youth U15s drew 2-2 with Bishop’s Stortford Colts to claim their first point of the season.
The visitors started the stronger and took the lead halfway through the first half but were lucky to keep the lead as Bassingbourn’s Man of the Match Callum Waller twice came close as well as hitting the crossbar but Bourn finally got what they deserved when Jordan Howe slide home his first goal for the club.
In the second half the visitors again took the lead but Bourn fought back and Evan Goldman equalised with a bullet header from Waller’s corner.
Royston Celtic U15 Greens suffered a narrow 4-3 defeat against Letchworth GCE Whites.
Celtic fell behind early on but before going on to take the lead through Joe Morley and Charlie Edwards strikes, before Whites pulled one back before half-time.
The first fifteen minutes of the second half saw more Celtic pressure before Letchworth hit them on the break with two goals in two minutes to earn them all three points.