Baylis and Massey hit four each in Division One routs

Action from Old Albanians and St Albans IFC

Action from Old Albanians and St Albans IFC - Credit: Archant

Individual goalscoring feats led the way in Division One on Sunday.

Skew Bridge keeper Matt Lord and defender Ben Dawes combine to clear a Breakspear threat.

Skew Bridge keeper Matt Lord and defender Ben Dawes combine to clear a Breakspear threat. - Credit: Archant

Brookmans Park beat Icarus 9-1 helped by a nasty head injury to Icarus keeper, who had to leave the game.

Callum Baylis impressed with four goals, Drew Botterman hit two, plus there was a volley from Nick Sims, a Dean Jarvis header and a first goal for the club from Billy Kinsley.

It was a good display by Six Bells thanks to fine finishing by Jack Massey who hit a hat-trick before half-time before adding a fourth after the break.

Tim Fretter kept Six Bells in the game with some superb saves in goal and his defenders were always on hand to help out.

Six Bells made it 4-0, again through Massey, before London Road pulled one back through Eamonn Rogers. Mark Marven made it 5-1 just before full-time.

Bull and Jacks won their first league game defeating FC Potters Bar 3-2 with James Owen on the two-goal mark and Antony Burns netting one.

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Robert Tucker was Jacks’ star player. Mathew Wright scored both Bar goals.

Premier Division

AFC Rangers won their first league game of the season with comfortable away win thanks to a hat-trick from man of the match Stefano Geraldes.

Division Two

Blacksmiths Arms recorded their third league win, defeating Cannon 4-0 with goals from man of the match Rhys Jacob, Jamie Sharp, Dean Skipsey and Lee Sturgess. Steve Wilkerson was Cannon’s outstanding player.

Goals from James Manfre, Dexter Simpson, George Thomas and Luke Lamb gave Garston a 4-3 victory over Queens Head with goals from Matt Corran and an Adam Parker brace.

Brookmans Park Res won 4-2 against Vision Res with goals from Jon Walsh, Danny Hunter, Stevie Dunn plus an own goal.

Pennine Spartans fought back from 3-1 down to draw 3-3 with Phoenix Reserves. The goals came from Scott Dennis, Jamie France and Stephen Coles. The Phoenix scorers were Sam Bozier, Ali Hill and Jack Skinner. Marc Winch was their top player.

Division Three

Goals from George Irving, Pedro Silva and Christy Torrens sealed a 3-2 win for St Albans Rangers against Harpenden Colts OB whose goals came from George Caldgrara and Maurizio Cimo. Andrew McCarthy was the Colts star player.

St Albans IFC struggled to put away a tough Old Albanians. They came from behind to lead through Spencer Clarke-Mardel, Harry Honeywood and Jason Nicolaou.

Dom Brewer was man of the match on his first start of the season for IFC.

Division Four

Queens Head Res continued with their fine start to the season under the guidance of Chris Wickens with a 4-0 win against Herts Mauritian.

The highlight was a 30-yard screamer by Laurie Blow and two goals from Gary Hatchet plus a single from Jak Hamilton.

Wheathampstead Crown recorded a fine 5-1 win against Phoenix A. Star man Jason Slough bagged a hat-trick and Adam Facer a single. Jon Sebry replied for Phoenix.

Snug Bar deserved their first win of the season, defeating Brookmans Park A 5-3. A brace from Liam McGarry and goals from Cleveland Brandy Ali Morgan and Matt Zarandi earned the points. Park’s reply came from Stuart Bright, Joe Gallin and Redmond Lee.

Division Five

AFC Mymms shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Bradmore Rovers. Will Bouma scored an excellent solo goal to put Mymms ahead, but Rovers hit back with an equaliser.

Dannon Res beat White Horse 2-0 with goals from Ian McCarthy and James Moule. James Smithson was Cannon’s man of the match.

Knockout Cup

Skew Bridge put in a great performance against last season’s double winners Nicholas Breakspear OB and were better value than the 2-1 scoreline suggests. Stuart Brown was MOM and crowned this with the winner.

Skew opened the scoring through Harry Hunt, but Breakspear equalised against the run of play.

PSV ran out 2-1 winners against Nicholas Breakspear Res to progress with goals from Craig Taylor and Thomas Hanson.

Challenge Cup

Harvey Scott made it back-to-back hat-tricks as Precision beat Skew Bridge Res 5-2. Captain Dean Thompson and Jack Woods completed the scoring.

Goals from James Elliot and Chris Gregory kept Precision on their toes but they always had enough in hand.

Vision beat Chequers Inn 5-2 with two goals from Yasin Boodhoo and singles from Jermaine Davey, Ethan Hughes and Michal Langton. Matt Alderman and Scott Willmott replied.

Junior Cup

George Redbourn lost 5-4 on penalties against Oaks, after a 1-1 scoreline. The George dominated, but didn’t take their chances.

Two evenly matched teams failed to produce a goal in normal time, but in extra-time two goals from Lee Winters put Marshalswick in the ascendancy.

AFC Welwyn pulled one back with two minutes to go, but Rovers held on to go through to the next round.

A fine James Hill performance plus two goals from David Bailey and Ian Merryfield and Billy Ordinaire singles gave The Ridge a 4-1 win against Camp KBK.

Two goals from James Watt plus Lee Bennett and Alan Russell singles gave Wheathampstead ‘89 a 4-2 win against Greenwood Park.

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Results Sunday, 05 October 2014

Herts FA Sunday Junior Cup Round 1: Angel Ware 4 Bricket Wood 1.

Knockout Cup Round 1: PSV FC 2 Nicholas Breakspear OB Res 1. Round 2:

Nicholas Breakspear OB 1 Skew Bridge 2.

Challenge Cup Round 2: Skew Bridge Res 2 Precision 5, Vision 5 Chequers Inn 2.

Junior Cup Round 1: Marshalswick 2 AFC Welwyn 1, St Albans Royals 3 Athletico Quat 1.

Round 2: The Ridge 4 Camp KBK 1, George Redbourn 4 Oaks 5 (penalties).

Round 3: Wheathampstead ‘89 4 Greenwood Park 2.

Reserve Cup Round 1: Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 5 Harpenden Colts OB Res 1.

Premier Division: Phoenix 0 AFC Rangers 3.

Division One: Icarus 1 Brookmans Park 9, London Road 1 Six Bells 5, The Bull & Jacks 3 FC Potters Bar 2.

Division Two: Blacksmiths Arms 4 Cannon 0, Brookmans Park Res 4 Vision Res 2, Pennine Spartans 3 Phoenix Res 3, Queens Head 3 Garston 4.

Division Three: Church End v CHL (Home win), Old Albanians 2 St Albans IFC 3, St Albans Rangers 3 Harpenden Colts OB 2, Stonewood 2 Radlett Village 4.

Division Four: Herts Mauritians 0 Queens Head Res 4, The Snug Bar 5 Brookmans Park ‘A’ 0 Division Five: Bradmore Rovers 1 AFC Mymms 1, Cannon Res 2 White Horse 0.