Alconbury and Thurston draw in under 21 league

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Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

Alliance Sunday Under-21 League

Alconbury and Thurston Youth fought a very hard 3-3 draw, which Thurston manager Mark Gardiner said was a joy to play, in an entertaining match with good sportsmanship from both sides.

On target for Thurston were Alex Gardiner Sam Hall and Jordan Hamlin, while an own goal, Bradley Bennett and Matt Wrycraft replied for Alconbury.

Moreton Hall opened their account with a 7-1 victory over Douglas Park thanks to goals from George Rout (2), Adam Clarke (2), Harry Rout Tom Green and Jack Hempstead.

Chris Walker netted for Douglas Park.

Bury Town Under-16s overcame Bulldogs 2-0.

After a goalless first period, Bury gained the ascendancy early in the second half when Joe Stanton rose highest in the penalty box to power in a header from a Thomas Beale free-kick.

Bury had keeper Harry Rolfe to thank for a clean sheet with a fine save midway through the half.

A fine second-half display was capped when Jake Paxton sent strike partner Reece Mayes through on goal to fire in an unstoppable drive from outside the box to secure victory.

Walsham-le-Willows Under-14s hosted local rivals Bacton United in the SSYL League Cup.

The home team ran out 4-0 winners with goals from Jordan Asker (2), Harvey Hubbard and Ed Justice.

Walsham-le-Willows U14 EJA travelled to north London’s Ryan FC for the first round of the Eastern Junior Alliance League Cup.

In a tough game against strong opposition, Walsham continued their good form and with goals from Harvey Hubbard and Jake Preston provided a 2-1 win for the Suffolk side.

After a summer of training, Brandon Town Under-10 Girls travelled to Stowupland Falcons for their first-ever fixture. An evenly fought match saw both teams defend very well and, at times, play some really good football.

Well done to Cameron and Hollie who both played in goal and midfield, Laiken who played at the back and Megan, Ireland and Daisy who kept the attack going.

Player-of-the-match, as voted for by the opposition, was Laiken Zamzow.