Huntington Rovers hit back to seal second round spot in York FA Saturday Senior Cup (From York Press)
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Huntington Rovers hit back to seal second round spot in York FA Saturday Senior Cup
HUNTINGTON Rovers hit back from 2-0 down to beat St Clement’s in round one of the York FA Saturday Senior Cup.
Hosts Saints saw their early advantage wiped out by a three-goal Rovers rush as Gary Newton, Ash Hill and Jon James netted.
Huntington made it safe with a second from James and a Lee Bunce goal before St Clement’s scored a late consolation.
Brooklyn were 3-1 victors at Pocklington Town thanks to efforts from Mike Brown, Andy Metcalfe and Jonny Dunning.
Dringhouses had no problem at Tockwith, winning 4-1 with a brace from Lee Fisher and one each from Jimmy Clamp and Dave Watson.
Ben Tobin replied with a goal for Tockwith.
However, the visitors levelled at 2-2 with five minutes remaining and went on to win 5-4 on penalties.
There were two high fives for Haxby United in the York FA Saturday Junior Cup with round one wins for the firsts and reserves.
The first team beat Huby United 5-1 thanks to goals by Mark Scoreby (2), Paul Scaith, Paul Holmes and Jason Kenny.
The second string saw off Stamford Bridge Reserves 5-3 as Ben Drummond and Tom Kilvington bagged a brace apiece to add to a Shane Hogg goal.
Bishop Wilton trounced ten-man Huby United Reserves 17-0 with Knowles brothers Tom and Josh scoring nine between them.
In a scrappy game, hosts Cliffe beat Rufforth United 2-1 thanks to a brace from Chris Jackson, while Steve Gagon scored for Rufforth.
Cliffe Reserves drew 3-3 with Tockwith Reserves and hero of the day was Cliffe ’keeper Ally Harris, who saved two spot kicks in their 4-1 shoot-out win.
Sporting Knavesmire, reduced to ten men through injury, went down 2-1 against Dringhouses Reserves.
First half strikes from Wayne Carter and Neil Ducey were enough to see Dringhouses through, although Knavesmire pulled a goal back through James Windle.
York Acorn beat Tadcaster Magnets 5-1 with goals from Lee Jacobs (2), Andy Dutton, Tom Connor Larner and Connor Ryan.
Huntington Reserves smashed seven past Rufforth United Reserves, with James Edmonds grabbing four.
A last-minute winner by Scott Simpson gave Slingsby a 4-3 win at Hamilton Panthers Reserves.
Strensall thumped Malton & Norton Reserves 9-1, with both Joe Davison and Jonny Cooper grabbing hat-tricks.
Stuart Auton’s strike earned Copmanthorpe Reserves a 1-0 win at Melbourne, while Jon Giordano scored his first goal for F1 Racing in a 1-0 win at Bishopthorpe United.
Pocklington Town Reserves beat Wilberfoss Reserves 5-1, assisted by a brace from Nick Daniels.
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