A club-by-club round-up of the colts action from across Huntingdonshire
PRIORY U13A ran out comfortable 7-0 winners at Ramsey after four first-half strikes killed the game.
Keeper Harry Atkins had to pull off a penalty save to keep the Rams scoreless however.
The Priory marksmen were Jack Hutchison(3), Dom Mason (2), Reece Keating and Ben Melrose.
Owen Dixon and Martin Faulkner netted for the U15s but they were beaten 6-2 by a strong Ramsey side.
The U16 team shut out Bottisham and completed a 4-0 win, with Jacob Tose netting a hat-trick. A mistake by the visiting goalkeeper saw him turn Tose’s cross into his own net.
The U12s shared four goals with Bottisham, as Matthew Law and Ollie Curliss-Ackrill netted for Priory in the 2-2 draw.
ST IVES RANGERS
VISITORS Chatteris provided the first home opposition of the season for Rangers U14s, going in front after five minutes.
St Ives keeper Lewis Hopkins was alert to make good saves, but a second Chatteris goal was enough for a 2-0 win.
Rangers U10J met Rangers U10M in a 5-5 thriller. Goalscorers for Rangers J were Thomas James (2), Ben Wellings, Amir Kamal and Billy Driver.
Thirteen proved lucky for the U12A side against Brampton. Hat-tricks for William Rolt and Adam Roberts and a double from Callum McDuffus were supplemented by singles from Ruben Trillo, Murray Reid, Callum Jones, Rory Simmons and Christian Wiggins-Browne in a 13-1 win.
The U14 girls won in style against Witchford after going behind early on. Georgia Rebane hit two with Jorgie Hall, Tierney Poore and Megan Webb netting in the 5-2 win.
The U11R side came back from a goal down to beat Parkside Athletic 3-1 after strikes by Declan Rice, Lewis Jones and Robert Ania.
ROVERS U12A marched into the second round of the U12 County Cup with a 10-0 win over Needingworth. Jack Donnellan and Archie Campbell hit hat-tricks, with Sam Coulson (2), Jared McNamara and Alfie Toseland also scoring.
Rovers U14B fell behind to Papworth but recovered to play some good football before the break. However, Papworth applied pressure and managed to finish their chances in a 5-0 win.
Max Hawthorne and James Wright were solid at the back for the U10s, who were 7-0 winners against Bluntisham. Goals were supplied by Harris Lacey (3), Adam Hunt, Sam Burroughes, Ollie Pockington and Oscar Bryden.
A rampant Rovers U13B side hammered Haverhill 8-0 in a good display of team football.
George Allgood netted a hat-trick, Max Darer a double and singles came from Matt Burgess, Matt Morton and Ollie Langford.
The U14A team recovered from losing their goalkeeper to a broken finger to come from behind to beat Priory 3-1. Sean Olley and Eric Nyathi gave Rovers the lead and an own goal sealed the points.
Rovers U9 proved too strong for Ramsey in a 6-1 win.
Rowan Chapman got the only goal for the U11s in their 7-1 defeat to March.
AFTER a goalless first half in which both keepers pulled off good saves visitors Paxton U11 beat Somersham 3-0. Brett Davis knocked home the first and Daniel Collman wrapped up the win with a double.
The U9s fought off a strong KC Cougars team to win the day 5-4. Jasper Kimpton notched the opener but Cougars hit back three times. Paxton then netted four quick-fire goals through Kyle Gathergood, Luca Jim-Huttly, Oscar Port and Rohan Humphrey, and Cougars’ fourth was too little, too late.
THE U10s visited Stukeley Meadows and demonstrated their firepower in the first match of the season. Alfie Machin (2) was first on the mark, Dominic Brown notched a hat-trick and singles came from Elliot Jakes, JP Nelson and Cameron Smart. A Meadows penalty in the second half made it 8-1.
GOALS from Hugo Chambers (3), Lewis Brown (2), Jaden Rogers (2), Bertie Kemp, Robert McCrossan and an own goal were just reward for the U10s against a luckless Ramsey side.
Hemingford Blacks U11 edged past Brampton 3-2. Lewis Vaughan hit two early goals for Brampton but a Luke Toates hat-trick secured the win for Blacks.
THERE were goals all round for Alconbury U9 in their win over St Ives CP. Thomas Martin bagged a hat-trick and George Bush fired home twice in the 9-1 win with the rest of the team bagging a goal apiece.
The U10 Blues shared a 1-1 draw with Priory A as Jacob Pack scored the goal, and both keepers had to be on form.
Laura Oldfield bagged a brace and Willow Steeden hit a goal as the U12 girls defeated Bar Hill 3-1.
SHANE Emmett bagged his second hat-trick of the season for the U13s as they dispatched Stretham 4-1, with William Whitney bagging one.
AN opening-day 2-2 draw for the U11s against Needingworth was reward for two good footballing teams. Andy Darling bagged Fenny’s first and Blair Reid’s header made it 2-0 before the visitors struck back.
LEVI Massey, Jonny Ray and Mombe Simwanza each bagged a goal as the U15s shared the points in a 3-3 draw with Papworth.
Goals from Liam Baker (2), Danny Carrigan (2) and Nathan Norris sealed Warboys U8 Wizards’ 5-4 victory over a hard-working Little Paxton.
BLUES U11 put up a good fight against Shephall Tornados but, despite heroics by keeper Aeden Pearsall, were two down soon after the break. Jordache Piette pulled a goal back but the visitors made it 3-1 on the break late on.
The U12s got their season away to a flyer against FC Comets, who took an early lead before Cameron Stump netted a hat-trick and the Saints won 6-2.
RAMSEY U16 and Ely were evenly matched, with Jimmy Witherall’s debut free kick equalising Ely’s second-half opener in a 1-1 draw.
The U10A side fell to a 2-0 defeat against Brampton and the U10B team lost 10-0 at Hemingford.
There was little to shout about against Histon as the U12 were defeated 8-0, while Priory won the day 7-0 at U13 level.
However, there was reason to smile for the U15s, who won 6-2 against Priory thanks to Gage Webb, Kyle Ferrier, Kyle McPartlin (2), Jake Temple and an own goal.
SPARTANS U11 found themselves three down at the break but rallied to salvage a point against St Neots. Alex Hopkinson started the revival with a well-taken penalty and a Will Brackley free-kick restored belief. Two minutes from the end, Dan Pedlar completed the comeback when he converted a pass from James Clements.
The U15s were rewarded for a fine team effort with a 6-4 win at Comberton. Jacob Burrill (2), Jools Arts (2) and two own goals saw them victorious, but Spartans owed a huge thanks to in-form keeper Connor Campbell.
The U10s held off a challenge by Ramsey to win 2-0 with a double strike by Jordan Locke.
Josh Hawker gave Spartans U13 the lead against Isleham but the home side equalised to leave the points shared at 1-1.
Eaton U15s and Priory fought out a 1-1 draw but Eaton missed a number of first-half chances. Priory dominated proceedings in the second half and went ahead, before Ryan Barnett’s late equaliser.
ROWDIES U16 held the whip hand over Newmarket for much of the match and, despite a late rally by the visitors, won the day 4-2.
Pharris Jude netted twice and Jake Donald added a penalty as Rowdies went clear, and Harvey Phillips’ strike was sandwiched by two Newmarket goals.
ROWAN Wilson notched his opening hat-trick of the season as the U13B side recorded a 6-4 win away at Spartak 78. Matthew Ford, James Douthwaie and Henry Mann added to the tally.
Ryan Batsford and Ben Casey netted for the U11s in the 2-2 draw with Fenstanton.
MEADOWS were in heaven after a 7-1 win by the U12s gave them their first ever colts league win. Ryan Paffett (2), Finlay Mayers-Brandrith, Harry Cox, Jordan Thrift-Sommers, Sam Kingswell and an own goal sent Newmarket packing and started the celebrations.
James Thornhill snatched the consolation goal as the U8s went down to Sawtry and Kieran Skinner was on target for the U10s who lost 8-1 against Somersham.
VISITORS Somersham stormed into a two-goal lead against the U11s and although Buckden played some nice football and Billy Haverson netted a consolation, Somersham won 5-1.
The U10 Whites conceded two early goals to Rowdies K but determination helped them win the day 3-2. Joe Brooks saw his shot deflected into the net and Adam Brown sealed the win with a fine double strike.
Hemingford raced into a three-goal lead against the U8 Vultures before Joe Hitchin found the mark. Buckden improved in the second half and goals from Lewis Morton and two from James Beamish gave them hope but three more for Hemingford was enough for a deserved 6-4 win.
Kestrels U7s were in dominant mood against Cambourne in their first league match. Six goals from Mackenzie May and three from Jack Squires contributed to the 12-3 win, with Lewis Taylor, Eddie Patience and Max Smalley also on target.
In a very one-sided match against Aztec, the U13 side recorded a 13-0 win. Jacob Brown and Connor Ray notched hat-tricks, Joe Griffin and Dylan Walsh hit doubles and Andrew Hamilton, Donald McGarva and Jake Peacock got one each.