Star Cars survive early scare against Discovery College to progress in cup
LARRY SPEARE DEVON WEDNESDAY FOOTBALL LEAGUE DEVON COUNTY MIDWEEK CUP Discovery College…1 Star Cars…6
A YOUNG College side can take great credit for their efforts against Premier Division leaders Star Cars in this first round tie.
Showing little fear, College started brightly with Tom Gullis having a shot cleared off the line and then shocked Cars by taking a 15th minute lead with a cracking goal from Tyler Gorman, who lobbed the 'keeper from long-range.
But Cars' Myles Easton struck twice in the space of two minutes to give them the lead. Connor Phillips put Cars 3-1 up.
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Lee Small made it 4-1 with a cross-cum-shot before Brett Cole and Chris Wright sealed the expected victory, but not before College's Lewis Sneap hit a rasping drive against the crossbar.
PREMIER DIVISION HM Naval Base…4 Dukes (A)…1
UNI went in front when Jamal read a backpass to tuck away only for Base to level through White from a corner.
White gave Base an early second half lead, catching Uni on a counter-attack before Emery made it 3-1. Bradshaw netted number four for the sailors.
University (IV) …0 UCP Marjon (III) 1
THIS was an uneventful game that never really got going. Marjon's wining goal come courtesy of Matthew Underwood
DIVISION ONE City College…4 Lipson CC…2
CITY College brought off the result of the day by taking Lipson's 100 per cent record.
City College raced into a 3-0 lead with Aaron Sturrock opening the scoring by rounding the Lipson 'keeper after being put through by Ashley Piggott, who then made it 2-0.
Jake Heggs got number three with a neat turn and shot in the box.
Lipson pulled a goal back through Myers who tapped home after nicking the ball out of the 'keeper's hand.
Lipson were then awarded a penalty after Tippett was brought down only for City College 'keeper Adam Tozer to bring off a fine save.
Lipson reduced the arrears when Thomson hammered home from 20 yards.
City College retaliated and with 10 minutes to go Heggs grabbed a second from Ben Singlewood-Dodds' powerful header.
DHS…4 Dukes (B)…0
DEVONPORT netted all their goals in a storming first half that saw Josh Elwood volley home after 15 minutes.
Lawrence Murray made it 2-0 and Elwood got a second before Murray finished the scoring on 40 minutes with a sweet strike from outside the box.
UCP Marjon (IV)…6 Royal MB…1
AARON WAUGH got the Bandsmen off to a cracking start with a second minute goal.
Sloppy defending allowed Marjon to go in front with strikes by Lee Britchford and Maz Mirzadeh.
Marjon sealed victory with goals from James Harding, Britchford, Callum Toone and Tom Lethbridge.
University (V)…2 City Police…3
POLICE recorded another victory after leading 1-0 at half-time thanks to an Ian Reid goal.
Uni hit back to go 2-1 up before Lee Sheldon raced through to level with a great finish.
With 10 minutes remaining Sheldon headed the winner from Steve Brownlow's free-kick.
St Boniface's College…1 29 Commando…2
THIS was an entertaining affair played in a great spirit. Dominic Bryant got the Boniface goal with Karl Surridge hitting a brace for the Gunners.