FOOTBALL: Super Sean hits five as Press claim deadly dozen
8:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014
8:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014
SEAN Hurcombe bagged five goals as Oxford University Press thrashed rock bottom Garsington 12-0 at home in the Oxfordshire Senior League Premier Division.
Neil Lockhart also hit four, while Ben Strong (2) and Sam Wharton completed the rout.
Oakley United opened up a nine-point lead as they ran out 5-1 winners at home to Mansfield Road.
Kieron Schmidt and Shayne Almond claimed doubles, with Nick Gurney adding a fifth before Luis McGillycuddy’s late consolation from the penalty spot.
James Quainton headed a last-gasp equaliser as ten-man Chalgrove scrambled to a 2-2 draw at home to struggling Launton Sports.
The hosts had goalkeeper Sam Eeles sent off before half-time, for bringing down Mark Scanes.
Launton twice led through Michael Fisher and Ben Dawe, but Nick Skiller and Quainton ensured the spoils were shared.
Ash Wingrove struck an equaliser as Adderbury Park drew 1-1 away to Riverside.
Carley Bloomfield had earlier put the hosts in front.
Ant Davidson’s brace helped Charlton United win 3-1 at North Oxford in Division 1.
Zac Blackman was also on target, with Leigh Paintin replying.
Kristian Thomas scored directly from a corner, but it could not prevent Kidlington Old Boys going down 3-1 at Watlington.
Luke Yeulet, Pete Ashman and Andy Wright all netted for the home side.
Trissy Sact claimed the winner as Middleton Cheney won 1-0 at Yarnton.
Josh Hart scored twice as Division 2 champions Middleton Cheney Res marched on with a 3-1 victory at Adderbury Park Res.
Tommy Owen also notched for the visitors, whose hopes of a clean sheet were dashed by Mark Essex’s header late on.
OUP Res claimed only their fifth win of the season as they won 4-1 at Mansfield Road Res.
Craig McMahon netted twice in the closing stages to seal a result, which had been set up by Nolan Ashford and James Humm.
Richard Edmondson scored for the hosts.
Ryan Iver and Rocky Whiting gave Bletchingdon Res a 2-1 success at Eynsham Res.
Jon Room replied with three minutes remaining.
A strong second half display saw Broughton & North Newington Res run out 4-1 winners at home to Launton Sports Res.
Liam Clark equalised for the visitors before the break, cancelling out Radek Pajeski’s opener.
But Ben Evans (2) and Andy Cullen struck after the restart to seal a comfortable win.
BEN TURNER CUP
ROSS Lewington headed Eynsham into the final as they won 2-1 against Premier Division hosts Bletchingdon.
The Division 1 side led at the break via Neil Hobday’s finish, but they were pegged back on the hour through Piers McGlynn’s penalty.
Bletchingdon wasted several great chances to take the lead and Lewington made them pay four minutes from time.
They will meet Freeland in the final after they came from two goals down to beat fellow top flight side Horspath 3-2 after extra time.
The visitors took control of the semi final with goals from Simon Evans and Rob Catell.
James Lambert and a late strike from Ben Glastonbury ensured another 30 minutes.
Extra-time was eventful and Freeland’s chance appeared to have gone when Glastonbury missed a penalty.
But after Noel Fox was sent off for Horspath, Daz Kianzad scored from the spot a minute from time to avoid the need for a shoot-out.
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