Taylor scores five out of six as Thetford Indies Under-12s beat Honington

THETFORD INDIES U12 won 6-0 at Honington, controlling the game from start to finish. It was 3-0 at half time with goals from Taylor Vickers (2) and Archie Stevens (1). In the second half a well struck free-kick through the wall made it 4-0 and a further two goals from Taylor took his total to five. Indies have lost only lost two games out of 12 and continue to improve.

THETFORD INDIES U10 beat Moreton Hall Tekkers 3-2 in the second round of the KO Cup. They welcomed James (Jimbob) Baulch for his first game of the season and he scored the winner in fantastic style from outside the box. Moreton Hall started well and scored early but Indies got back into the game and kept them at bay for a 1-0 half time score. Indies then picked up the pace with a goal from Barnett followed quickly by one from Bradly. Baulch’s ‘goal of the season’ made it 3-1 before Moreton Hall scored a late second. A great team performance.

THETFORD INDIES U11 won 2-0 at Dereham Wanderers Blue in the SNYFL League Trophy Cup quarter-finals first leg. They led 1-0 at the interval after Harry Blake set up Kehan Whitby to score and keeper Jamie Humphrey made a fine save. Indies showed much better control in the second half, but it was a Dereham mistake in midfield which gifted Kehan Whitby his second goal. The whole team worked well with some outstanding performances by Konner Dixon and man of the match Sonny Kovacs.

WATTON U12 beat Thorpe 6-1. They raced into a 3-0 lead before Thorpe pulled one back just before the break. Despite a couple of injuries in the second half, Watton continued to play some lovely football, and another three goals followed. James Beaumont scored five of the goals with strike partner Joshua Walker getting the other, but this was very much a team display.

BRANDON LASSES U10 won 3-0 at Chantry Grasshoppers to maintain their unbeaten record. They soon went ahead with a well-taken goal from Kooley, followed by a good strike from H Spier. They added another before the interval through H Rogers. The second half was a repeat of the first half with Brandon firmly in charge without being able to add to their total with the home keeper constantly asked to save the home side.

BRANDON LASSES U12 drew 2-2 with Witnesham Wasps, who have lost only two matches all season. They went ahead after 15 minutes with the defence getting the ball to Robertson, who set-up Bales. Wasps equalised before the interval. The second half saw Brandon make a change in midfield with Cole making her first apperance. But Witnesham started as they had finished the first half and took the lead on six minutes. Seven minutes later some great work from midfield saw Bales cross for Cole to make it 2-2. Wasps hit a post and were denied by some great work by Nolan.

BRANDON LASSES U13 beat Dereham Wanderers 5-2 with goals from C Slater (2), S Cole (2) and M Bales. They went ahead on 17 minutes after a great run and finish from Slater and added a second through substitute Cole before a good save from Amacker stopped Dereham pulling one back. Lasses made it 3-0 when Cole pounced on a spilled save for her second. But Dereham hit back just before the interval with a defence splitting pass and good finish. In the second half Slater scored one of the goals of the season – a left foot shot from the sideline looping over the keeper and Bales added the fifth after a good run before Dereham got their second.

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MUNDFORD U13 beat Clenchwarton 11-0 with some good individuals performances, particularly from Hutcherson, Long, Zipfell and Mace. The goals were scored by James Mace (three), Connor Cox (two), Joe Zipfell (two), Ryan Harvey, John Pearce and Harry Walker. MoM: James Mace, who tore the defence apart time and again.

SWAFFHAM TOWN U11 beat Brandon 3-1 in the first leg quarter- final of the SNYFL U11 League Trophy. No nonsense defending from J Melladay, C Burton and G Arbon kept Brandon out early on and Swaffham went ahead when D O’Neill found M Friend, whose perfect pass found L Worby to score. The second came when J Lenderyou’s long kick was headed on by M Friend for L Worby to coolly add his second. Keeper J Lenderyou made a number of fine saves before Town sealed the game when M Friend’s cross was rifled in by O Keen. Brandon pulled a late goal back when C Horne run half the length of the pitch and finished with style. MoM: James Melladay.

WEETING U12 won 6-2 at Hethersett in the second round first leg of the cup. Hethersett started the stronger, scoring early on with a nice chip over the keeper. But Weeting hit back with two goals in quick succession. Hethersett equalised with a superb free-kick before Weeting beat the offside trap to go 3-2 up at the interval. In the second half Weeting playing some great football with Josh and Charlie providing some great crosses from the wings and added three more goals, though Connor had to make two great saves to keep Hethersett out. Goal scorers: Nathan 2, Robbie 1, Josh 1, Kyle 1 and Dan 1. MoM: Robbie Hunter. PoD: Josh Peach.

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