Perfect ten as Upton book place in last eight

Upton United under nines kept up the pressure on the league leaders with a 9-0 home win against Pontefract Collieries.
Upton United under nines kept up the pressure on the league leaders with a 9-0 home win against Pontefract Collieries.

Upton under 13s reached the Doncaster League Cup quarterfinals by beating Premier Division Adwick All Stars 4-0.

Defences were on top for the first 20 minutes.

Upton midfielders Keagan Priestley, Dylan Ellis and Hayden Pickard then took control, creating openings for Kian Wood and Brodey Burden.

Cameron Ramsay’s strike put them 1-0 up at the break and he added his second with a neat volley before Tom Hazelgrave made 3-0 with a great header.

Goalkeeper Ty Williams and defenders Cameron Wagstaff and Joe Batty were in total control at the back.

Substitute Joe Tordoff had a couple of half chances before Pickard’s superb finish on his weak foot wrapped things up.

Charlie Moody had his best game so far for Upton.

He was pipped by the MOM award by Pickard who covered every blade of grass.

Hemsworth United under 11s played excellently to beat derby rivals Upton 3-1.

Joey Brown put Hemsworth ahead after clever play by Fallon Jackson.

Owen Whittock, Oliwier kuswik and Ellis Proctor defended strongly to foil Upton before they levelled on the stroke of half-time.

Hemsworth regained control in the second-half.

Aaron Markwell had a shot well saved after making a great break and Kai Johnson, Acer Shaw and Connar Staton were also foiled by Upton’s goalkeeper before Harley Sidebottom paved the way for Brown to put Hemsworth back in front.

They sealed victory when Riley Moore scored a great solo goal after beating five players.

Upton rallied but were denied by Hemsworth goalkeeper Ashton Shotter, who won their MOM award after making several good saves in the last 10 minutes.

Upton United under nines kept up the pressure on the league leaders with a 9-0 home win against Pontefract Collieries. Corey McCombe and Riley Dunstan both scored hat tricks as Upton ran riot.

Upton dominated from the start and never allowed Collieries out of their own half.

United played some great football switching play from left to right and playing diagonal balls.

Goalkeeper Theo Walker kept a clean sheet after doing well when he was called on.

Harry Auty, Zack Cuthbertson and Charlie Boardman, who also enjoyed a spell in midfield, were solid at the back.

The attacking force of McCombe, Harry Kitching, Dunstan, Seb Rhodes, and Cory Stables were superb throughout.

Upton’s other goal scorers were Stables (two) and Kitching.

It was another excellent display by a hard-working Upton side.

McCombe won the opposition coach’s MOM award.

The coach’s MOM accolade went to Stables.

Hemsworth United mini Warriors under eights continued their winning run by beating Castleford Town 7-4.

United goalkeeper McKenzie Barrass pulled off two good saves before Logan Loxton made a great challenge on the half way line to set up Alfie Shotter for his first goal .

From the re-start, Codey Pagley made a great tackle and then beat two players before firing in a shot that hit the post.

Shotter bagged his second and Charlie Mortimer beat three defenders to make it 3-0 but Castleford cut the half-time gap to 3-2.

Regan Glyn’s great cross saw Shotter complete his hat trick. Castleford then levelled at 4-4 before Shotter added three more goals to settle matters.