Junior football round-up

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Daventry Town U12 Vikings 4 Bugbrooke 0

Daventry started the game with flowing attacking football. Jack Goodman scored first, in off the post. Bradley Osborne-Wells scored direct from a free kick on the wing to make it two nil at half-time.

The second-half saw Daventry limit Bugbrooke to speculative shots. Blaine Evans headed in the third at the back post. Sam Flockhart finished it with a shot across the keeper to make it four nil to The Vikings at the final whistle.

Man of the match was Josh Graham.

Drayton Grange All Stars 3

Blisworth Green 1

Blisworth scored in the first minute to shock the home team, who took a while to settle down but equalised midway through the first half with a goal from Ben Robinson. From here Drayton dominated for long periods with the Blisworth keeper keeping them in the match. Fionn Doherty hit a second goal for the All Stars, and then Ben beat the keeper once more to give Drayton a 3-1 victory.

Man of the match went to Steven Andrews.

Daventry Town Saxons U10s 5

Delapre Dragons Black 1

After a slow start the Saxons took the lead after a long kick by Harry Price was crossed in by Tom Brown for George Price to tap in.

Taylor Gibson scored the second from 20 yards lobbing the keeper. Delapre pulled a goal back just after half-time before Tom Brown scored with a free kick. Tom scored his second after a free kick from Taylor rattled the cross bar and completed his hat-trick with a close tap in after more good work from Taylor.

Daventry Town U11s 0

Roade 5

Daventry started the game applying good pressure but with a lack of communication in defence Roade scored early. Roade started putting pressure on Daventry who found it hard to keep them out and were down by three goals at half time. The second-half saw Roade adding two more.

Man of the match went to Euan who worked well in defence.

Drayton Grange Blades U13s 0

Parklands Tigers 1

A good game to watch was ultimately settled with a scrappy goal that just evaded the outstretched hand of the Blades’ keeper who otherwise had a great game. The faultless effort and commitment from every Blades’ player was shown by man of the match Connor Keating who playing in an unaccustomed centre back role worked tirelessly, producing his best display of the season. Special mention also to Dylan Jones who was excellent.

Drayton Grange Diamonds U15 Girls’ 3

Corby S & L 1

Early in the first-half Corby caught Drayton off guard to go 1-0 up. From then on it was all Drayton with half a dozen shots at goal, but Drayton could not get the equaliser before half-time.

Five minutes into the second-half Drayton were more lively, after a quick throw in and a cross by Carly Lakey, Jade Reynolds found the back of the net. A high energy game with two great strikes from Carly Lakey put Drayton 3-1 ahead. Megan Roberts earned herself player of the match for consistency in defence.

Drayton Grange Panthers U16s 1 Billing United 0

This proved an exciting and close game between the top two teams in the league.

After five minutes Panthers were forced to change their keeper after he injured his ankle. Both teams created chances but neither could find the net.

In the second half Panthers started playing flowing football and Billing created chances but good defending and goalkeeping kept these to a minimum.

Panthers scored the only goal in the game in the last minute when Ryan Compston’s weighted pass to Jack Collins resulted in a penalty to Panthers following a foul from which Logan Roberts found the back of the net.

Man of the match went to Jordan Shingler and Ryan Fullard who were both excellent.

Drayton Grange Colts U9s 0

Woodford United Colts 4

Colts’ defence held strong throughout the first-half against top side Woodford and both sides had chances to score but the half ended 0-0.

Woodford put extra pressure on in the second-half and Colts failed to hold out and could not stop Woodford scoring four goals.

Daventry Town U13s 2

Phoenix Rangers 3

Young put Daventry Town in front with a good run. In the second-half Rangers pulled level but a minutes later Farrell replied with a well-struck first time shot from edge of box which made it 2-1 to Daventry. As the game went on Phoenix were allowed a couple of well made runs to grab two late goals and took the match 3-2. Man of the match was Patrick Harasymowic.

Daventry Town Saxons U9s 2

Towcester Town Tigers 0

The game did not wake up until the second-half when man of match Connor Walker latched on to a blocked free kick as he hit a long-range thunderbolt in the top right corner. Sam Clements net buster sealed victory late on. Great work also from Witherington, Alford and Hugo impressed.

Billing Utd Red U11s 0

Drayton Grange Blades 2

Blades got off to a good start with a good goal from Shay and a miss from Nathan. But Billing pressured defence but could not break them. The second half saw Blades score again with a goal from Joseph and good solid defending from Tom Rolfe.

Daventry Town Vikings U10s 3

Grange Park Rangers 3

At half-time the score was 3-1 to Rangers but the second half saw Vikings come back with great football, sheer determination and hard work.

Goals came from Thomas Clements, Edward Moyes for the second and the equaliser from Brandon Holmes. Jack Ramsden, Alex, Mathew, Blaine and James were good in defence. Man of the Match went to Edward Moyes.

Daventry Town U12s Danes 1

West Haddon 5

With more luck in front of goal, Danes might have taken a point from the game. Ethan Thomas scored with an unstoppable shot and Connor CJ Weston was man of the match for his fully committed performance.