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FOOTBALL: Tower keep title with 9-1 romp
11:00am Wednesday 25th April 2012 in Local Football
Tower Hill captured the Giles Sports Witney Youth League Under 15 A title for the second successive year as they triumphed 9-1 at Chipping Norton.
The visitors took the lead through Connor Tinsley, but Chippy soon equalised from a free-kick.
After that, it was one-way traffic.
A fine six-pass move was finished off by Tinsley and then Charlie McPherson scored from close range.
In the second half, Tower Hill took command as Kieron Williams (2), McPherson, Cameron Taylor, plus a fiercely driven free-kick from Joel Washbourn-Callcutt completed the scoring.
Table-toppers Tower Hill had earlier seen off Eynsham Youth 3-0 away in midweek to keep their title bid boiling.
Tower went ahead when Taylor’s free-kick proved too hot for the Eynsham keeper, and Paul Inch followed up to score his 20th goal in all competitions.
Eynsham hit the bar before another Taylor free-kick led to Tower’s second, headed in by Ryan Snell.
McPherson made it 3-0.
Eynsham Youth are celebrating after clinching promotion from the Under 11 B League with a 4-1 win at local rivals Carterton.
A goal in each half from Jack Simmonds and further strikes from Tommy Webb and Ben Weller completed the scoring for Eynsham, who can now look forward to A League football next season.
Tower Hill’s final league game of the season resulted in a 4-1 defeat to A League leaders Middleton Cheney.
Tower took the lead through skipper Ryan Holmes’s free-kick in the first half, but they were the stunned by a four-goal blitz in 12 second-half minutes.
Chipping Norton Town Swifts lost 5-0 at Banbury United Youth.
Banbury went ahead when Harvey Ayers slotted home, and this was quickly followed by another cross, smashed home by Charle Dunn.
Goal No 3 came just before half-time when Huw Reece met a corner at the near post to head home.
Ayers completed his hat-trick in the second half.
After a four-week absence, Carterton hosted Wych-wood at Kilkenny Lane and fought out a goalless draw in the Under 9 Red League.
Chances were scarce in the first half, but Wychwood created a lot of pressure after the break.
Carterton’s defence held firm, but it needed a fine save from keeper Rees Wilson to keep the scoreline goalless.