Star fades in Hampshire Cup thumping

Southampton Sunday League round-up

STAR Romsey’s interest in the Hampshire FA Sunday Trophy came to a juddering halt as they were walloped 11-1 by Republic of Chineham.

Trailing 6-0 at half-time, Star left themselves a little bit to do and a Finley Totten goal gave star the faintest glimmer of hope before they shipped another five in the second half to the North Hampshire team

Harrison Vidler’s hat-trick booked AFC Shirley’s place in the Hampshire FA Sunday Trophy fifth round at the expense of Horton Hawks. Craig Hunt and Callum Parker completed a 5-2 win over Hawks for whom Jack Ormiston scored twice.

In the battle of the Heaths. Butlocks clinched a place in the Southampton Divisional Senior Cup semi-finals with a 4-2 win over Newton. Clayd Roach’s double and singles from Warren Attril and Doug Rowe saw off a Greg Ainsworth double.

As the cups catch-up continued, AFC Riverside and Langley Tavern clambered into the third round of the Trophyman AJ Miller Trophy.

Sam Browse and Stuart Griffiths saw Riverside home against Madeinheath United (Lewis Woodford) while Langley Tavern emerged victorious from a nine-goal glut against Wildern Wanderers. Langley’s goals were shared around between James Willis, Kieran Roche, Tom Dolan, Josh Munro and Bill Smith, while Jardan Gallagher (2), Sam Pascoe and Sam Crabbe notched for Wildern.

Both DR Ryder Trophy quarter-finals were decided from the penalty spot, with Sporting Compass and Unathletic Athletic reaching the last four.

Compass (Alex Weir) and Netley Sunday (Jack Hutchings) were locked 1-1 at the final whistle and both converted their sport-kicks in the shoot-out. But Billy McCall and Tyler Butler saw Compass through 3-1 on pens.

Brad Elkins and Josh Coombs were on the money for Pavilion Panthers as Liam Cummerson and Tom Sketcher took Athletic into a shoot-out. Sketcher, Stefan Williams and Alix Tyler slotted home from the spot to take athletic through, Jared Parker and Dan Sayers providing scant consolation for Panthers.

Back in league action, the big Division One showdown between leaders Chamberlayne and second placed AFC Hutwood finished all square at 2-2.

Harry Chivers and a Callum Fielder penalty gave Chamberlayne the point that keeps them top on goal difference from Hutwood (Jake Shore, Paul Mail) as they both have 17 points from nine games.

Landguard Rovers celebrated a first league success in nine games with 3-1 win over Embley Park.

In Division Two Daniel Davis’s double dobbed up a draw for Millbrook Sunday, 2-2 at Mottisfont (Joe Cook, Charlie Cole).

In Division Three, Wyvern Youth Reds maintained their 100% record with an 8-1 drubbing of AFC Redbridge. Hat-tricks for Lewis Nagle and Kai Mason, and singles for Josh Hope and Brandon Foster saw off Redbridge (Alex Azadegan) and leave Wyvern menacingly placed in mid-table with games in hand.

It leaves Woolston T&L looking nervously over their shoulders despite a 3-1 win over  Holly Hill Hawks. George Fairless, Hamish Gatrell and an og clinched the points, Dan Sykes notched for Hawks.

AFC Hythe are still in the mix at the top of the table, level on points Woolston, thanks to a 6-4 over lowly Cottage.

Pete Jacobs, Keith Yates, Lewis Ranger and an og gave Cottage some hope as they held Hythe 3-3 at half-time, but James Cooley, and Lewis Walker were among the Hythe scorers in the second half.

Southern Sports (Andy Powell) and Spike Islander (Connor Wilson) shared the points in a 1-1 draw with helps neither in their pursuit of Division Four leader Sporting Compass.

Marc Dolby’s hat-trick bolstered Eastleigh Town’s 6-2 win over Halfway Inn. Nathan Roles, Rich Frost and Dan Clements were Town’s other scorers, with Tom Evans and Lee Noyce consoling Halfway.

Division Five leaders Monks Brook put some daylight between themselves and the chasing pack with a 4-0 win over Wyvern Youth Athletic, Karl Steadman, Dan Strange, Harry Edmondson and Tom Ashton doing the business.

South Coast’s 3-1 win over AFC Hiltingbury maintained their three point lead at the top of Division Six, thanks to goals from Joe Smith (2) and Marlon Mason.

AFC Netley Sunday Reserves (Callum Wookey (2), Connor Brown and Tom Palmer) keep in faint touch with the title race with a 4-3 win over Hamble United Sunday (Liam Swinfield, Jack Williams, Joe Strugnell).

Luke Smith’s five-some clinched Bombay Boys’ second Division Seven win of the season in an eleven-goal thriller agains Bishopstoke WMC. Smith’s five and a single from Charlie Henry eventually saw of Bishopstoke, for whom Jon Collings hat-trick was in vain. Charlie Best snd Vinnie White rounded off the scoring.

It will take a lot to stop Linden Tree clinching the title as a 7-1 thumping of Newchester maintained their 100% record.

Charlie Rattley’s hat-trick and singles from Macauley Westerman, Dylan Emm, Bradley O’Sullivan and Luke Stroud sealed the win over Newchester (Stylianos Gomez) to leave Linden in a strong position.

Southern Sports Youth (Robbie McDonald (3), Fin Lintott) are only three points behind Linden Tree after seeing off Wyvern Youth Saints but they have played three games more.

Lyndhurst Sunday Reserves enjoyed a 6-1 win over Solent Sports Hamble, with Ryan Hartley (2), Ben Coundley, Mike Huggett, Gary Stickland, and Lee Stickland notching for the Foresters, and Jack Fisher consoling Solent Sports.

Bursledon United maintained their lead at the top of Division Eight with a 3-0 win over Barleycorn A, courtesy of goals from Charlie Gordon, Nick Watts and Macauley Oliver.

But two points behind and with a game in hand are Wimpson who did their goal difference no harm at all with a 10-1 thumping of Compton.

John Callaway led the way with a foursome, Colin Baigent notched a double, and the others were shared between Lee Harris, Liam Prince, Jack Cullin and Pawel Burdzy, Rob Butler provided Compton’s consolation.

Montfort have flown under the radar but are still a threat after a 9-0 win over the luckless Halway In Reserves, who are still looking for their first points of the season.

Olly Lovell and Gareth James both sank doubles, with Nwl Devereaux, Jack Miles, Cameron Early, Oliver Wilson and Tom Nichols rounding off the scoring for Montfort who could overhaul both Bursledon and Wimpson if they win their games in hand..

AFC Southside (Liam Sinckler, James Elmore and Billy Edwards) shared the points with AFC Eastleigh (Dennis Malley, Shane Long, Demetrious Gibbs).

Steve Willets and Chris Walcroft were on target for M&T (Sunday) in their 2-3 defeat to Holly Hill Reserves.