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Uxella League round-up - Grubb and Watts win battle of the Old Boys
2:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014 in Sport
CONNOR Watts and Iain Grubb both scored hat-tricks as Blake Old Boys thrashed Flag Old Boys 8-1 in Group B of the Uxella Bridgwater & District Sunday League’s Bill Brown Cup.
Josh Speed and Josh Ball also added one each for Blake, who top their group.
New Foresters were 4-0 winners at home to Pawlett Rebels thanks to a hat-trick from Aaron Chidgey, Jack Edwards scored a fourth.
In Group A, Ian Bellinger continued his fine goalscoring form with another three, as Tiger Old Boys beat Maltshovel 4-1. The fourth came courtesy of a Dan Mitchell screamer.
Red Tile thrashed lowly Grasshoppers 8-1 to top the group on goal difference. Jack Taylor (3), Craig Chant (2), Brad Hayes, Scott Capel and Jack Griffiths were all on target for Tile.
Tiger Old Boys Reserves and Ramblers shared six goals in Group A of the John Morrell Cup – Matt Washer scored all three for Tiger, while Ally Witts, Joe Clark and Joe Cresswell netted for Ramblers.
Goals from James Millard and James Lacey fired Middlezoy Amicus to a 2-0 home victory over Highburn – and in Group B, Knowle beat Willow Green 4-2 thanks to goals from Pete Boot (2), Jay Curtis and Rob Mckinlay.
This week’s Mercury Big Match saw Cornhill beat Puriton 4-1 – and in the Geoff Harvey Cup, Red Tile Reserves were beaten 4-2 by Huntspill Crowns.
In league action, Division 3 leaders Cobblestones were 5-0 winners at Huntspill BPH – Sam lewis scored twice and there were further goals for Steve Haste, Jed Williams and Charlie Lintell.
Elsewhere in Division 3, North Petherton secured only their second league win of the season with a 3-1 triumph at Rhode Lane Wanderers. Jason Mantyk bagged a brace for Pethy, for whom Kieran Young added a third.
RESULTS Bill Brown Cup: Group A – Maltshovel 1, Tiger Old Boys 4; Grasshoppers 1, Red Tile 8; Group B – New Foresters 4, Pawlett Rebels 0; Blake Old Boys 8, Flag Old Boys 1.
John Morrell Cup: Group A – Tiger Old Boys Res 3, Ramblers 3; Middlezoy Amicus 2, Highburn 0; Group B – Cornhill 4, Puriton 1; Knowle 4, Willow Green 2.
Geoff Harvey Cup: Group B – Red Tile Res 2, Huntspill Crowns 4.
League: Division 3 – Huntspill BPH 0, Cobblestones 5; Rhode Lane Wanderers 1, North Petherton 3.
FIXTURES Division 1 – Maltshovel v Pawlett, Foresters v Flag Old Boys, Blake Old Boys v Grasshoppers.
Division 2 – Knowle v Highburn, Cornhill v Puriton, Middlezoy v Ramblers.