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Team of the week – Little Paxton U13s League: Cambs & District Colts League Manager: Ian Mitchell Coach: Steve Pickering Home Ground: Little Paxton Village Hall Sponsor: The Tanning Studio – Ian Murray Brooks History: Tom Mitchell captains the Paxton U1

Team of the week - Little Paxton U13s

League: Cambs & District Colts League

Manager: Ian Mitchell

Coach: Steve Pickering

Home Ground: Little Paxton Village Hall

Sponsor: The Tanning Studio - Ian Murray Brooks

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History: Tom Mitchell captains the Paxton U13 team which uses the sweeper system and has picked up fair play honours in the past. The side started the season slowly with two losses, but after tightening up defensively the team went on a long unbeaten run and are dominating many of their fixtures.

Squad: Back row, from left: Aidan Stockwell, Tom Mitchell, Josh Dexter, George Pickering, Iain Taylor, Tom Williamson, Ian Mitchell (coach), Ian Murray Brooks (sponsor)

Front row (front left): Michael Bell, Kieran Dawson, Jack Crowther, Toby Darlow, Seb Hall, Sam Sodeaux

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BROTHERS Josh and Jack Baker scored two goals apiece as St Ives Rangers U12B romped to a 10-0 victory at Red Lodge.

Man of the match Josh Fitzjohn hit a hat-trick with Calum Ross, Jonny Perring and Jason Billam the other goalscorers.

Alconbury

ALEX Arnold was the hero for the U14s as his hat-trick earned his side a 4-3 win against Huntingdon Rowdies A - and himself the man of the match award.

Bobby Turner was Alconbury's other goalscorer as his side moved into the semi-finals of the Hunts Cup.

Bluntisham Rangers

A HAT-trick from Callum Arnold and some solid defending from Frazer Unwin couldn't prevent Rangers U8s from sliding to a 5-3 defeat to Sawtry Yellow Sox.

Rangers U9 took their first win of the season as they triumphed 9-5 against St Ives Rangers M. Rowan Wilson netted a hat-trick with Harry Taylor and Dean Worrall each scoring two. Ben Johnson and Connor Beaumont completed the scoring.

Despite goals from Elliott Glendye and an own goal, Bluntisham U10A lost 4-2 to Whittlesey Juniors. Jake Reece picked up the man of the match award while James Woodward also played well in midfield.

A Lewis Bowcutt hat-trick set Rangers U10B on their way to a 7-5 triumph against Huntingdon Rowdies. Man of the match Jamie Bluff hit a double while Adam Few and James Arnold each netted once.

Rangers U13B moved to the top of the league with a thumping 19-0 victory against Chatteris B. Coaches Danny Parsons, Eddie Gamble and Rob Johnson must claim a lot of the credit for transforming a struggling side.

Histon Hornets were put to the sword 3-0 by Rangers U14. Tyler Manly and a brace from Jon Garrett saw the visitors stroll to a convincing victory.

Tom Skidmore struck a hat-trick to move Blunty U15s into the next round of the cup against Eaton Socon. An Ed Manchett penalty completed the scoring in a 4-0 victory.

Buckden

KESTRELS U12 Girls romped to a 6-0 win against an under-strength Thorplands United at the weekend.

Catherine Henderson, Georgie Goodwin, Caitlin Marks, Hannah Allan, Megan Taylor and player of the match Sophie Carpenter all found the target.

Godmanchester Rovers

A FOUR-star performance from Connor Rice helped Godmanchester U8 record a 9-1 victory against Great Paxton.

James Osbourne hit a brace with Elliott Cattmull, George Gipson and Daniel Worrall all netting. Patrick Forshaw picked up the man of the match award.

Little Paxton U13 came away from Rovers U13C with a 4-1 victory. Fraser Gant broke down the right to set up Oliver Notley for Godmanchester's solitary goal. Jason Haslop and Millie Harris were star performers on the day.

Visitors Eaton Socon came away 5-1 winners from Goddy U12C. James Cockshott's penalty gave Rovers their consolation goal while Dominic Sibanda saved a late penalty.

# Congratulations to Goddy U17s for their spirited play in the Hunts U18 Cup. After going two goals down, Scott Jones scored a beauty and then Michael Prime set up two more for Edward Gee. The final goal by Michael Prime, unfortunately, was not enough to stop St Ives taking the 6-4 win, but Goddy U17s gave their all.

Graveley

THE goal credited to Joseph Rounce in last week's U11 Red report was scored by Daniel McClure, who turned in an excellent performance at the back to help his side defeat Godmanchester 7-2.

Great Paxton

A DEPLETED Paxton U8 squad suffered a 9-1 reverse at Godmanchester. Cameron Stump netted the consolation goal for Great Paxton.

The U15s beat Balsham 10-0 in a rearranged fixture, the teams having already met twice - once in the league and once in the cup, with Paxton winning both.

Josh Spavins scored an early opener and got his second minutes later, with Glynn Dawson following suit with two goals.

A number of great passes from Andrew King helped Paxton pile on the pressure. Jack Crawley got the fifth goal before sub Tom Wiseman scored with his second touch.

Paxton were awarded a penalty and keeper Adam Mitchelin trotted up to make it 7-0 at half-time.

King was unlucky not to score before Crawley, Ben Cooper and Spavins - for his hat-trick - rounded off the scoring to keep Paxton undefeated in the league.

Huntingdon Rowdies

GOALS from Joey Nicholson, Adam Naylor and Lewis Hammond helped Rowdies U13 to a 3-3 draw against St Ives Rangers B.

A last-minute equaliser from Needingworth left Rowdies U15A with only a 2-2 draw against Needingworth. Neil Macphee scored both goals for Huntingdon while Micky Drage won man of the match.

Little Paxton

A HARD-working performance from Paxton U8s kept the score close in their match with Priory, who eventually ran out 4-0 winners. Kyle Ottaway won man of the match.

Paxton U13 worked hard to earn a 4-1 win at Godmanchester in a cup clash. Man of the match Kieran Dawson was at the double, with goals from Aiden Stockwell and Seb Hall completing the scoring.

Priory Parkside

A SILENT tribute was held before Priory J U10s game against Warboys Colts in memory of team stalwart Colin Kent, who died recently. Warboys triumphed 5-1, with Matthew A netting for Priory.

A comprehensive victory got Parkside U11B back to winning ways - 5-0 against Bottisham. Braden Smith, Kai Steemers, Michael Robinson, Harry Cole and an own goal made up the scoring.

Parkside U13As put in a fine performance to come away 4-2 winners against Cottenham United. Felix Woolf, Liam Nicholson, Ryan Warboys and Josh Benson were the goalscorers, while Richard Jarvis was named man of the match.

The short trip to Great Paxton saw Priory U9R come away with an excellent 7-2 victory. Reece Keating and Ryan Galbraith scored hat-tricks with an own goal completing the scoring.

Danny Cain converted a penalty to earn Priory U13C a share of the spoils against Chatteris. Parkside had a number of chances to claim the win but could not convert them.

Holders Parkside U14A were knocked out of the County Cup in a 2-1 defeat to St Ives Rangers. Tom Moffat turned in Arran Maclean's cross for the goal while centre-back Ryan Brown won man of the match.

Charlie Simpson's double earned Priory U12A a 2-0 victory against Ellesmere Eagles. Chris Cresswell won man of the match.

Goals from Cameron Harris, Lewis Ager, Alex O'Hara and Josh Unwin earned Priory U8A a 4-0 victory against Little Paxton.

Sawtry

VISITORS Glinton held on for a hard-earned point against Sawtry U11 Yellow.

Brandon Cole thumped a 20-yard screamer into the corner but Glinton equalised to take a share of the spoils. Joshua Kelly was man of the match after a solid defensive performance.

Blue Sox U8 earned a thumping 8-0 victory at Priory C. Charlie McKay and man of the match Nathan Baker hit hat-tricks, with Oliver Crisp getting the other two and James Goff doing well as emergency goalkeeper.

Ramsey

A CONVINCING performance left Bar Hill Colts stunned as Ramsey U11 romped to a 20-0 win.

Sam Harvey, Lewis Nicholls, Kyle McPartlin, Dan Short, Luke Jenkins, Cameron Eley, Liam Parish, Gage Webb, Ryan Judd, Josh England and Jake Galloway all scored at least once.

Elliot Cafferkey opened the scoring as Rams U12A saw off Spartak 78 3-0. Reuben Taylor and Sam Pettitt were the other goalscorers.

Man of the match Tom Jex scored five times as Ramsey U13 cruised into the next round of the Cambs Knockout Cup with a 10-2 win over Cambourne Eagles. Tee Mashonganyika hit two with Chris Cooper, Louis Shepherd and Daniel Moulds also netting.

Brampton Spartans were cast aside 5-2 as the U15 side marched into the next round of the cup. Chris Whitfield did the damage with four goals while Janagan Sivakumar bagged the other.

Goals from Liam Carrigan (2), Jamie Short, Jordan Johnson, Oli Stevens and Robbie Arthur gave Rams U7 an excellent win against Whittlesey.

Blaize Walker-Gleeson's penalty earned his Ramsey U8A side a 1-1 draw with St Ives Rangers S, while Billy Lemmon hit the consolation for the Rams U8B as they went down 6-1 to Huntingdon Rowdies.

The U9A team won 6-1 against Little Paxton thanks to a William Taylor hat-trick and goals from Zak Stevens (2) and Chris Dawe.

Ramsey U9B drew 4-4 against St Ives Rangers S, with Jordan Mays bagging two, plus one apiece from Lewis Smith and Marco Fiore.

An Alfie West hat-trick was the highlight of Ramsey U10A's 6-2 win against St Ives Rangers L. Jordan Dover was at the double with Jordan Cafferkey the other goalscorer.

Needingworth were beaten 8-1 by visitors Ramsey U10B. John Day was man of the match, hitting a hat-trick, while Ben Medhurst and Matthew Hayden score two and Charlie Corrigan netted the other.

Somersham

A BRACE from man of the match Jordan Meads helped Somersham U7 recover from 2-0 down to beat Fenstanton. Sam Jackson hit a hat-trick and Ryan Dunster also netted as Somersham won 6-2. Freddie Clark earned plaudits for his first game in goal.

St Ives Rangers

HIGH-flying KC Cougars were put to the sword by Rangers U11A. Jordan Cornwell, Callum Walker (2) and Jamie Giglio all found the target while Terry Simmons picked up man of the match.

The U10G team drew 3-3 in their match with Sawtry Yellow Sox. George McCarter (2) and Nathan Paine were on target while Sebastian Bennett won man of the match for a fine display that included a penalty save.

Isleham United were beaten 3-0 by St Ives U14B Girls. Anna Harper (2) and Sophie Luckhurst helped their side back to winning ways.

Kris Atherton's four goals helped set Rangers U8L on their way to a 9-2 win against Priory Parkside M. Jack Jefferson and Max Oliver hit doubles while Jacob Texter netted the other. Sam Lawrence earned the man of the match award.

Rangers U9M slipped to a 9-5 defeat against Bluntisham Rangers despite a five-goal haul from George Mead.

Some determined play nearly led to a comeback but no-one could add to man of the match Mead's goals.

Cottenham United were cast aside 10-0 by Rangers U13A. Max Roberts and Ryan Potts netted hat-tricks, with Cameron Anderson securing a brace. Adam Radley and Anthony Oliver completed the scoring while Tyler Martin won man of the match.

St Neots

TOWN U18s slumped out of the Ridgeons Youth Cup, going down 4-1 to Newmarket Town. Sloppy defensive play cost Saints dear although leading scorer Callum Beattie gave them a ray of light with a superb 30-yard volley, before later being sent off.

Saints U9 Blues returned to winning ways as they defeated Hormead 3-1. Charlie Gough hit a brace and Ben Bradbury also netted while Josh Rea was man of the match.

Sam Cooke's double was the highlight of the U9 White's victory agaisnt the same opponents. Joe Keech and team player of the day Owen Davis also netted.

The U8 Blues earned a hard-fought 3-1 victory at Arlesey Town. Reece Sibley scored the opener and two goals from man of the match Sam Bloy earned the visitors their win, which was dedicated to injured team-mate Johan Shone.

A goal from Henry Vaudin earned the U8 Whites a 1-1 draw against the same opposition. Captain Ronny Wheeler won the man of the match award while the point was dedicated to a missing team-mate, tonsillitis victim Carl Gore.

Warboys

JAMES Ellarby was at the double to help the U13 side see off Fordham Hammers 3-2. Harry Brookmyre notched the other goal with Ellarby named man of the match.

A goal from Charlie Naylor wasn't enough to stop Warboys U11s slipping to a 7-1 defeat against Priory Parkside. Goalkeeper Joe Mansfield earned the man of the match award.

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