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Watford Sunday League round-up
11:56am Thursday 1st November 2012 in Sport
FA Sunday Cup Round One
Hammer progressed to the next round with a 2-0 win at Dee Road Rangers thanks to goals from Brett Kelly and Lewis Toomey.
Herts Senior Sunday Cup Round Two
Oxhey Estates performed well to keep a clean sheet as they claimed a 2-0 victory at Ashwell through Sammy Lloyd and Chris Killer.
Bushey were overwhelmed at home to Skew Bridge, losing 5-0, and while Andy Avis managed to score for Croxley Green Community Centre, their cup run also ended as they lost at home to Dun Cow 6-1.
St Josephs notched a 4-2 home win against Lee Valley Royals thanks to a brace of goals from Liam Sonner, supported by one each from Daryl Craft and Jack Brown.
Wellington Arms also progressed through to round three with an impressive 5-1 win at home to Pheonix.
Mark Richards scored a hat-trick and George Baker and Danny Tearle were also on target.
Turner Trophies Challenge Cup Round Two
High-flying Bushey Bimecc, from Division Two, made short work of first division Langleybury Cricket Club, running out 7-0 winners thanks to a hat-trick from Tom Binbashi, two from Paul Kenwright and strikes from Callum Foley and Harrison Jones.
Fourth division Carpenders Park Rangers were no match for Chorleywood Club, losing out by nine goals without reply.
Harry Webb starred for the victors, scoring six goals, with Michael East grabbing a brace and Andrew Chapman rounding off a miserable day for Rangers.
Old Garston Juniors kept a clean sheet and moved through to the next round with a 6-0 victory over Green Dragon.
Patrick O’Boyle grabbed a hat-trick and was ably supported by goals from Craig Carbon, Danny Brennan and Vilson Culaj.
WSFL Intermediate Cup Round One
CK Guild, struggling near the bottom of the first division enjoyed a welcome victory at home to second division side Wellington Arms Reserves, running out 5-3 winners through a brace from Gary Hockey and further goals from Roshan Patel, Gary Hayne and Jadilson Reis. Dave Purne, Nick Hanyours and Andy Blowers were on target for Welly.
Two sides from the top half of the first division contested a close match, with Mill End Sports progressing through to the next round at the expense of West Herts by the odd goal in seven.
Glen O’Malley and Jordan Robinson notched two apiece for Sports, with Davan Desai, Roger Lake and Vlad Dragomir replying.
In a true David and Goliath clash, Gadeside Rangers, sitting near the bottom of the division shocked Oakview, who, with Bushey busy on cup duty, were hoping to recapture top spot.
Rangers secured their first league victory of the season, winning 2-1 with goals from Jay Evans and Tommy Mitchell. Karl Bull netted for Oakview.
In the only game in this division, top team AFC Spartians made hard work of their match against mid-table Rifle Volunteer but eventually won 3-1 through Lee Baldwin, Jamie Hunt and Darren Newland. Andy Lomas netted for the Rifle.
Mid-table Dome Bar Area, with two goals from Glen Smith, secured a worthy point when drawing 2-2 at home to third-placed Sun Postal Sports. They had Nicky Thomas and Louis Hakner to thank for securing their share of the points.
Victoria, playing at home and scoring through Joe and Michael Cheshire, could not stop Oxhey Jets Vets consolidating their second position in the division due to another two goals from the prolific Lewis Putman and Scott Pugsley’s single strike.
Still top of the table and unbeaten, Evergreen overcame mid-table AFC Oddfellows 10-0, with four goals from Andy Murphy, braces from Joe Murphy and Jamie Harper, while Kieron Zeller and Phillip Walldock netted one apiece.
Lying second, Hertsmere (Sunday) continued their unbeaten run, defeating mid-table Ebury Guild 4-1 through two goals from Jamie Haighs, one from Ben Pirie and an own goal. Gino De Antonis netted for Guild.
In the match between the two basement teams, Oxhey Estates Reserves scored their first win in the league by beating pointless Sun Postal United 3-1. Jack Wilson, Ben Chandler and Sam Moore earned the points.
Woodlands United jumped up to third position by beating eighth-placed Railway Arms 3-2, with goals from Tommy Kelly, Jack Gilmartin and James Kinsella. Ben Setterfield and Jon Muskett netted for the home side.
In beating Gadeside Rangers Reserves 2-1, West Herts Reserves moved above their opponents thanks to goals from Ian Gurney and Rob Boarder. Mike Ashby replied.
Previously unbeaten Oxhey Lions maintained top spot despite losing 2-1 at home to Racing Santandome, who moved into second spot with this win.
Kerry Hallidey scored for the Lions but Chris Collins and Mark Bates both found the net to secure all the points.
Finding the net has proven difficult this season so far for Rickmansworth Athletic, but they were able to improve their mid-table position with a fine 3-1 victory against AFC Bushey Reserves through goals from Jimmy Wheable, Shane Kitts and Richard Trafford. George Ray netted Bushey’s solitary goal.
West Watford secured their first league win of the season and pushed AFC Bushey to the bottom of the table when beating Green Dragon Reserves 4-2 courtesy of a hat-trick from Kuqi Ahmed and a strike from Aamir Hussain.