FOOTBALL: Reid fires double as Hendred march on

Herald Series: Benson Lions keeper Andy Duncan (left) reacts to Phil Goss’s goal in the North Berks League’s War Memorial Cup clash. Benson won a dramatic game 4-3 on penalties after the tie had finished 2-2 after extra time Benson Lions keeper Andy Duncan (left) reacts to Phil Goss’s goal in the North Berks League’s War Memorial Cup clash. Benson won a dramatic game 4-3 on penalties after the tie had finished 2-2 after extra time

East Hendred made their Division 2 status count when they thumped unbeaten Division 3 hosts Burghclere 3-0 in the second round of the North Berks League’s War Memorial Trophy , writes Phil Annets.

Marc Reid got a double with Ben Hummel also on target in their second-round clash.

Runaway Division 5 leaders Uffington United lost 4-0 at home to to Radley, whose goals came from Luke Ambler, Brodie Edmonds, Chris Kerry and Kyle Kerby.

Wantage Town A scraped through 3-2 at home to fellow Division 2 rivals Marcham after the pair were locked at 1-1 after 90 minutes.

Wes Coster and Dan Barnes scored for Marcham, but Ben Eltham, Scott Grove and Chris Roche saw Wantage prevail.

Doubles from Shane Blake and James Head gave holders Coleshill United a 4-2 home victory in the other all-Division 2 clash against Drayton, who scored through Geo-rge Brewerton and Ollie Preest.

Benson Lions won their all Division 3 battle at home to Stanford in the Vale 4-3 on penalties after the pair were locked at 2-2 after extra time.

Luke Willis’ two goals for the Lions were cancelled out by strikes from Brad Gill and Jamie Gregory for Stanford.

Hungerford Town Swifts won the other all-Division 3 match 2-1 at Blewbury, with Dan Chamberlain and Craig Sprules scoring their goals.

Blewbury pulled one back via Ryan Woods from the penalty spot.

Two goals from Jamie Davies and one each from Kyle Allsworth and Lloyd Callaghan gave Division 2 Saxton Rovers Res a 4-1 Nairne Paul Trophy quarter-final in at home to Dorchester Res.

The Division 3 visitors replied through Tom Nicholls.

A Liam Ridley double and a Chris Benson strike gave Division 2 Faringdon Town Res a 3-0 home win against Drayton Res, from Division 4.

Division 4 strugglers Ardington & Lockinge Res crashed 6-1 to Division 2 side Kintbury Rangers Res, who netted through Alistair Shambrook (2), Jake Shearsby, Neil Edwards, Dan Way and Luke Grant.

Ollie Bailey hit the consolation for the visitors.

Andy Burton and Callum Bowler scored for Long Wittenham Athletic as they beat hosts East Hendred Res 2-0.

Ardington & Lockinge now lead Division 1 by five points after a 3-2 home win over Crowmarsh Gifford.

James Fletcher and James Lee scored for the visitors, but Adam Hogan (2) and an Ollie O’Hanlon strike won it.

Joe Cheong, Andy Cooper and Lewis Monaghan netted for Long Wittenham Athletic in their 3-0 home win over Wallingford Town.

Faringdon Town won 5-1 at Harwell International with Derren Harrington, Liam Hum-phries, Paul Hulme, Robbie Harr-ington and Mike van Der Mortel registering. Gareth Fenton responded.

Steventon won the Division 2 clash at home to Sutton Courtenay 5-2 thanks to a Shane Butlin brace and Andy Hall, Shaun Bray and Shane Preece-Tripp efforts.

Pawel Brodzinski and Tom Quinan netted for Sutton.

Benson AFC defeated visitors Faringdon Town A 2-0 with James Oliver and Ryan Harrhy notching.

Grove Rangers crushed visitors Hagbourne United 5-0 courtesy of Steve Vaux (2), Dave Summersbee, Grant Summersbee and Joe Ledbury.

Joe Hill (2) and Sean Westons gave Kennington Athletic a 3-2 home success over Berinsfield Res. Brian Honer and Charlie Jamieson replied.

In Division 5, Gareth Cole hit a treble for Didcot Eagles in their 7-3 home victory over Appleton Stars. Dan Tucker, Alex Rodman, Paul Sibley and Chris Dean also netted, while Appleton’s scorers were Andrew Alder (2) and Nathan Keep.


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