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GIRLS' FOOTBALL: Knight brace earns City semi win
9:30am Wednesday 4th April 2012 in Headlines
SHELLEY Knight scored twice as Oxford City booked a place in the Under 13 League Cup final with a 3-2 win at home to Kidlington.
Goals from Knight and Lara Althorp cancelled out Isla Hastings’ opener, but the visitors levelled through Ellie Larkin before Knight settled the tie.
Zoe Taylor scored a hat-trick as league leaders Kidlington won 12-1 at home to Swindon Spitfires.
Beth Hawtin, Liv Gardner and Amy Busby netted two apiece and there were also goals for Hannah Vincent, Hollie Denton and Jess Daniels.
Shannon Kinsella scored the visitors’ consolation effort.
Defences dominated in a goalless draw between Highworth Town and Kennington.
In the League Cup, Woodley United won 4-1 at Didcot Casuals.
All the goals came before half-time, with with a brace from Nicole Barrett and strikes from Amelia Merrett and Brooke Wilson making it 4-0, before Sarah Mattimore pulled one back.
A double from Laura Denton helped a clinical Chinnor win 3-1 at home to Benson United.
Hayley Osborne also found the net for the hosts, with Eleanor Seares netting Benson’s reply.
Annie Dennis scored a hat-trick as Tower Hills Reds won 5-0 in the final derby of the season against Tower Hill Blues.
Chloe Bullock and Marianne Hauer were also on target for the Reds, who only had six players.
Lily Sweet scored the only goal of the game as Tower Hill won their league cup semi-final 1-0 against Kidlington.
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