It’s just gr-eight as Scott hits four
SUNDAY FOOTBALL LEAGUE MATCHES TRIPLE-S easily overcame a weak Newmarket Albion side on Sunday, winning the Senior Division clash 8-2. They led 3-2 at the break, and hit five unanswered goals in the second half as Scott Fretwell (4), Ben Howe (2), Ben Fu
TRIPLE-S easily overcame a weak Newmarket Albion side on Sunday, winning the Senior Division clash 8-2.
They led 3-2 at the break, and hit five unanswered goals in the second half as Scott Fretwell (4), Ben Howe (2), Ben Fuller and Lee Moll clinched the points.
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In Division 1A, title favourites Ely Park Rangers suffered only their second league defeat of the season, losing 1-0 at Arbury.
Jamie Alsop hit a post for Ely and efforts from Liam Hart and Andrew Lee were cleared off the line.
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"We did everything but score," said beaten manager Dale Spring.
Colin Coulson (3), Jamie Harvey (2) and Jamie Salmons were among the scorers as QPR Ely thrashed Over Crusaders 8-1 in Division 2A, but in the next section down Little Downham United were thumped 5-0 by Grove.
Division 3A leaders Village Inn retained their unbeaten league record, coming from behind to share the spoils with a useful Chippenham outfit.
Jonathan Chase included a sweet left-foot volley in his brace, and Tom Parrish was the other player on target as Village Inn subsequently led twice before being forced to settle for a 3-3 draw.
Wilburton Albion continue to set the pace in Division 4A, maintaining their unblemished record with a comfortable success at Wicken Maids Head.
Will Ludbrooke's superb opener was followed by Mark Smith's finish from a Dan Page cross, and Mel Pryer powered in a header from Shane Freeland's corner to make it 3-1 after Wicken had pulled a goal back.
The hosts responded again to reduce the interval deficit to a single goal, but Ludbrooke went on to complete another hat-trick in the second period to make the final score 5-2.
LTFC 1906 kept up their pursuit of the leaders with a 3-2 victory at Prince of Wales Newmarket.
Sean Monigatti (2) and Nathan Bennett put them 3-1 up after the concession of an early goal, but the hosts reduced the arrears to a single goal after a defensive error.
Fox Burwell saw their hopes of a top-two finish evaporate with a 2-1 defeat at Lakenheath Eagles.
M & E FREEMAN JUNIOR CUP
ELY Park Rangers Reserves are through to the final of the competition after a nailbiting 2-1 victory over Shelford Falcons.
Ely started well, and shots from Matt Brodie and Erhan Okay tested the Shelford keeper.
The Falcons defence was eventually breached by Brodie's penalty following a handball, but they deservedly equalised by stabbing the ball home after goalkeeper Lee Follen had fumbled a corner.
Rangers were well on top in the second half and clinched the tie in spectacular fashion with 20 minutes remaining, a 25-yard free-kick from Peter Munns flying into the top corner of the net.
The final is scheduled for April 29, with Rangers taking on favourites Stapleford.