POSTED: April 06 2017 21:06:26. By Keith Long
- Junior Section Match Details 1st/2nd April 2017
Beechfield United Under 16's Tornadoes remained as leaders of the Section C table following a narrow 2-1 away win over Whelley Alexandra. In the Bolton Bury and District League Beechy did it the hard way coming back from a goal down at half time to earn themselves three vital points. Joe Furlong and Kurt Taylor scored the goals for the Tornadoes who hold a one point lead over second placed team Deerfold United.
The Under 15's Storm made it four games unbeaten in the Salford and District League after a 3-3 draw away at Urmston Town Ravens. Thanks to the point gained the Storm moved up one place in the Division 1 table. Tyler Davies (2) and Man of the Match Jason Smith scored the goals.
Beechy Under 13's Tornadoes had home advantage for their latest Division 1 fixture but United ended up on the wrong end of a 3-1 score line. Fernley Davies netted the Tornadoes consolation goal who were beaten by Parkwyddn JFC. Josh Allen was named Man of the Match.
Celebrating only their second victory of the season in the Bolton Bury and District League were the Under 13's Storm. Thanks to an excellent all-round performance and goals from Harry Gartley and Rohan Brown Beechy were rewarded with a 2-1 win over Section A second placed team FC Strikerz Athleticos. James O'Donnell collected the Best Player Award.
Without an official fixture the Under 12's Tornadoes (9v9) arranged a friendly match against AFC Salford at Eccles College. The Tornadoes who lost the game 4-1 produced a decent display and were rewarded with a consolation goal courtesy of Alan Kay. Star Player was Joe Mountcastle.
Away to neighbours Moorside Rangers Green the Under 12's Thunder (9v9) played their final Supplementary Cup game of the season. Credited with a top-class and well disciplined performance Beechy secured a fully deserved 3-0 victory plus a clean sheet. Harvey Walker (2) and Prince Idusuyi got the goals.
Suffering defeat in the Supplementary Cup were the Under 12's Storm (9v9) who were away at Moston Stripes. Man of the Match was Rome Hodson and on target with the only goal for the Storm who lost the tie 3-1 was Samuel Oludoyi.
Against a team from a higher Division the Under 11's Tornadoes (9v9) produced a top-quality display in the Challenge Cup. The Tornadoes lost 4-1 to Barr Hill Aces but both Team Managers agreed the score line should have been much closer. Beechy's consolation goal was scored by Charlie Mulvenna while the Man of the Match Award went to Jack Fitton.
There were goals galore in the Friendly Match between Beechy Under 11's Storm (9v9) and Irlam JFC. The Storm players and officials had travelled for the game against a very good Irlam outfit who won a twelve goal thriller. United's Star Player was Cameron Booth and on target with the goals were Kaiden McClean, Tawab Ogunleye, Josh Everall and Tawonga Chirwa.
Atherton Town Lions were the Under 10's Hurricanes opponents in the Festival Cup. In this Bolton Bury and District League fixture played on an artificial surface goalscorers for the Hurricanes who suffered a rare defeat were Man of the Match James Taylor, Georgi Georgiev and Tom Worthington.
Hat-trick's for David Olidoy and Charlie Harris plus a goal apiece from Matthew Corry and Aaron Worthington secured the Under 10's Lightning an emphatic victory over Deans Panthers in the Development Group Green Division. The whole team shared the Man of the Match Award.
A solitary goal from Freddie Jackson was enough to guarantee the Under 10's Storm victory following their Supplementary Cup tie with Stretford Victoria. This was a brilliant game played by two outstanding teams. Both Caden Gibson and Alfie Gee produced high energy performances.
Securing their place in the Supplementary Cup C final were Beechy Under 9's Storm. In the semi-final tie against Winton Wanderers Oliver Cowley opened the scoring via a powerful finish when he hammered the ball into the top corner of the net. Oliver was on target again in the second half putting the Storm two goals up from the penalty spot. Winton Wanderers were also awarded a penalty but Beechy keeper Jack Hanbury saved the spot-kick before Joshua Kilfoyle scored a great individual goal to guarantee the Beechy boys the chance of winning some silverware.
United's other Under 9's team the Tornadoes were also involved in the Supplementary Cup with a home game against AFC Monton Yellow. In a very entertaining first half goals from Edward Hughes, Ellis O'Brien-Walsh and Oliver Percival guaranteed the Tornadoes a narrow lead over their opponents at the break. But Beechy made a disappointing start to the second half conceding three goals in as many minutes. A goal by Owen Hogben managed to close the gap but AFC Monton replied with another goal to regain a clear lead. Working hard to win possession was Finley Fairhurst who netted a fifth goal for the Tornadoes. Oliver Percival collected the Man of the Match Award.
A penalty shoot-out eventually decided the winner of the Supplementary Tournament tie between Beechy U/8's Hurricanes and Urmston Town Tigers. This fantastic game of mini-soccer finished level at the end of normal time but it was the Hurricanes who won a tense spot-kick decider. Including penalties goals for Beechy were scored by Lloyd Hiles, Daniel Robinson, Lexi Hiles and Man of the Match Matthew Elliott.
Also taking penalties at the end of their Supplementary Tournament match were the Under 8's Tornadoes who met Swinton Junior Pumas. The teams shared eight goals following the required twenty minutes each way with Harvey Riva, Ethan Harris and Man of the Match Josh Jemmett on target for the Tornadoes who eventually won the shoot-out.
Despite producing one of their best performances of the season the Under 7's Storm suffered defeat following their Supplementary Tournament game against De La Salle Devils. Every Beechy player gave one hundred percent commitment and Storm's consolation goal was fired home by Ronnie Thompson who volleyed the ball into the net following a corner. Man of the Match was Logan Holland for his determination and effort for the team.