Falcons take plaudits on wet weekend for junior football

Evesham Journal: Falcons take plaudits on wet weekend for junior football Falcons take plaudits on wet weekend for junior football

SOME Ambassador Evesham League games survived the wet weather with Pershore Town Falcons under 18s creating a shock.

They secured their first home league win of the season by defeating second-placed Evesham United Colts 2-1.

Ilmington United under 16s could be pleased with their performance despite going down 1-0 at high-flying Crowle Searchers.

In Under 15s Pool 'B', the mid-table battle between Pershore Town and Bidford Juniors was edged 4-3 by the Worcestershire outfit.

The Under 12s Pool 'A' form book was turned upside down as Ilmington United surprised second-placed Tewkesbury Town Colts with a morale-boosting 4-3 victory.

It allowed leaders Badsey Rangers to extend their gap at the top to seven points as they won 8-0 at Littleton Juniors.

On-song Winchcombe Town Youth followed up last week's cup success by securing their first away Under 11s Pool 'A' win of the season with a 3-2 triumph at Ilmington United.

In the top-of-the-table clash, leaders Welford Junior Pumas won 2-1 at home to second-placed Drakes Broughton Rangers.

The 'B' Pool match of the day was between table-toppers Bidford Juniors and Sheppey Swifts just below them but it remained goalless at the final whistle.

Oscar Gristenthwaite bagged six goals as Alcester Town Juniors won 11-2 at Inkberrow Eagles and now has 22 goals for the season.

Droitwich Scorpions continue to lead Pool 'C' after a 3-1 triumph at Tewkesbury Town Panthers, while Shipston Excelsior stayed in touch with a 10-1 success over Bretforton Juniors with Harry Langford, Conor Murphy, Dylan Williams and Oscar Hair all on target.

Mid-table Littleton Juniors drew 1-1 at home to Welford Panthers.

It's a very even affair in the Under 10s Pool 'A' table as Eckington Juniors and Pershore Town drew 1-1 to remain joint top with 10 points each.

There was another 1-1 draw as Eckington Eagles and Shipston Excelsior shared the points.

Ilmington United stay top of Pool 'B' with a 3-1 win at Stratford Town Colts Blues.

At the other end of the table, Bidford Rockets earned a well-deserved point as they held Crowle Juniors 3-3.

Welford Juniors remain unbeaten in Pool 'C' after a 4-3 win at Littleton Juniors to stay top.

Moreton Rangers recorded their first away league win of the season 4-1 at Tewkesbury Town Pumas.

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