MINOR LEAGUE: Seamer Under-12s claim first win of the season

Junior football
Junior football

FC Seamer Under-12s grabbed their first three points of the season with an emphatic 8-0 victory against Barrowcliff.

A first-half hat-trick from Lucas Hastie set Seamer on their way and Lewis Hunter doubled the score with a treble of his own 10 minutes into the second half.

Hunter added a fourth before Archie McNaughton wrapped up the scoring with a late goal.

James McDermott shone in the centre of midfield and Dan Breckon turned in his customary reliable display in the Seamer goal to secure a well-earned clean-sheet.

Scholes Park Under-12s contested a cracking game of football against a strong Phoenix Colts side.

After going a goal down in the first 15 minutes, the Scholes team dug deep and fought back to go into half-time in the lead.

In the second half Scholes’ players showed some excellent football and have clearly developed from their training sessions as they fought to keep their lead and the game ended with a win.

Ayton Under-12s won a hard-fought contest against Flamborough 8-1.

Ayton captain Keane Knowels was on top form has he scored four, Mike Cairns hit two and there were goals for Owen Mansell and Jack Gibson

Flamborough were unlucky on many occasions as new Ayton keeper TJ Bateman made a string of superb saves.

League leaders Heslerton Under-12s suffered their first defeat of the season, losing 6-3 away to Pickering Town.

The home side took a fortunate 2-0 lead, before Billy Keough scored before half-time.

After the break, Keough and Hayden Williamson both scored equalisers.

Some excellent performances, especially from man of the match Jak Dixon kept it tight, although Town scored again.

Heslerton created some great chances, but two late goals secured a flattering home win.

Scarborough Athletic Under-12s lost 4-2 at home to Flinton Flyers.

Boro took the lead following a mistake by the Flinton keeper, Bevan was first to react and did well to turn into the net. Flinton finished the half strongly and equalised.

The Flyers then started to stamp their authority on the game as Boro started to give the ball away unnecessarily in dangerous areas.

The warning signs were there when a shot was narrowly deflected over, but then a goal which was forced home past Will Holborn on the line.

Two good saves by Charles, palming over and then turning a shot onto the bar kept Boro in the game, and then on the break, a long-ball over the top by Holborn was turned goal-wards by Josh to give Boro still a glimmer of hope.

Unfortunately as they pressed for the equaliser, Flinton broke away to add an easy goal to make the final score 4-2.

There were goals aplenty for both teams in an entertaining encounter between FC Seamer Under-11s and Cayton.

Among the goals for Seamer were Alfie Pearce, Reggie Steels, Lucas Close, Harley Dawson, Harvey Bayes and Jake Gallagher as their team continued a fine start to the season.

Heslerton Under-11s played host to Thornton Dale in an exciting encounter at Sands Lane.

Bobbie Cappleman gave Heslerton the lead with a long-range strike before Thornton Dale equalised and then took the lead.

Oliver Botterill stabbed home to bring the scores level before Cappleman got the winner for Heslerton.

Scholes Park Under-11s faced an away trip for to Hunmanby.

It was Hunmanby who had the early chances and the breakthrough came after nine minutes from a cross-cum-shot that looped in top corner. That stirred Scholes into action and they were too strong for Hunmanby.

In the second half they continued pretty much the same with Hunmanby testing the goalkeeper on a couple of occasions, but Scholes caught them on the counter-attack.

In a match played in good spirit FC Seamer Stormers Under-14s ran out winners against a well-organised Heslerton Hawks team.

A second successive hat-trick from Jamie Hilton and further goals from Lewis Mitchell, Charlie Baker and Josh Bunyan made up the Seamer goals.

Jensen Bradbury marshalled a resolute defence with stand-in keepers Dan Monkman and Lewis Mitchell providing excellent cover to ensure a clean-sheet for Seamer.

Scholes Park Raiders Under-14s beat Hunmanby 7-3.

Despite trailing twice early on, Raiders got into their stride playing some neat football against a well-organised side.

Goals from Joel Daniels (4), Marshall Nock (2) and a long-range Tom Hutchinson shot sealed the win, with Harry Groombridge,Solomon Teasdale and Kai Taylor also shining for the Raiders.

Scalby Under-14s routed Kirkbymoorside 16-0, following on from their 22-0 win the week before.

The goals were shared out among Alec Coulson’s side, Reuben Staveley bagging a hat-trick and Jake Reeves, Tyler Smith and Jack Drydale hitting doubles.

Liam Coulson, Edward Hopper, Josh Pickin, Connor Avison, Ted Edwards, Sam Norton and Owen Lambert also got on the scoresheet.

Scarborough Athletic Under-15s beat Driffield 2-1.

Midway through the half a through-ball caught out the Athletic back four and the Driffield striker placed the ball past the stranded Cam Anderson.

The equaliser did come 15 minutes after the break when Dan Simpson played in George Walmsley, who beat the keeper to the ball and placed it into an empty net.

The winning goal came midway through the half as the ball found its way to Walmsley and his cross found an unmarked Zam Deans at the far post who slotted it into the corner of the net to make it 2-1 to Boro.

Scarborough Athletic Under-16s started the season with a 7-3 defeat at the hands of Hessle Sporting Spitfires.

Athletic started brightly and took the lead when James Skelton showed good composure to chip over the advancing keeper.

The Spitfires were not behind for long though and quickly equalised, but Owen Wilson regained the lead for Boro with a superb header from a pin-point Sam Pattison cross.

Hessle again responded and equalised before the break to make it 2-2 at half-time in a closely fought first half.

The second half was a completely different story, as Boro struggled to get going.

The Spitfires scored five goals to run out comfortable 7-3 winners in the end.

Athletic did add a third through what looked like an own goal following a goalmouth scramble, though it could not save them from a heavy defeat.

Scholes Park Tigers Under-10s came up against their toughest test of the season so far against a strong West Pier side .

Pier took an early lead, but Scholes dug deep and worked hard, and this soon paid off as they scored a superb goal to go level.

Scholes were not going to settle for a draw through and some fantastic play resultted in them slotting home the winning goal.

The second game was slightly easier as the Tigers used the ball well and took their chances to win the game comfortably.

Heslerton Under-10s welcomed Ayton.

A first-half wonder-strike from Jamie Watson sent the visitors in at half-time in front and despite the home team’s best efforts they couldn’t break down the stubborn defence.

Ayton were solid at the back with Harry Maw and Josh Sharp standing out to make sure they didn’t concede.

Heslerton’s man of the match went to Lincon Welburn.

A solitary goal from Matt Moss wasn’t enough in the second game as the visitors ran out worthy winners. Beck Hutchinson grabbed man of the match.

Heslerton Under-Nines Pirates travelled to Whitby Fishermen and put in a fantastic team performance.

Malachey Kendrew gave the visitors the lead with a curling shot, but they went into the break a goal down.

After conceding again the Pirates grabbed a goal back when a Jack Smith corner was turned in by the hosts’ keeper

A single goal was enough to decide game two, with Heslerton wondering how they never got a result in either game.

Scalby Juniors Under-Nines continued their impressive start to the season with an excellent team performance against newly-formed West Pier.

Pier battled well but were eventually beaten by an experienced Scalby side with goals from Bobby Shanks (2), Thomas Crawshaw (2) and a hattrick from Milan Kapczynski, who was named man of the match.

All the Otters players played well and tried to keep possession.

Zachary Southwick shone in game two for Scalby.

The Heslerton-Under-Eights Buccaneers travelled to Eastfield.

It was end-to-end action throughout the game.

William Leeson, Matthew Bannister, Warren Stanton and Sammy Barber all found the back of the net, while Oskar Olsen made some fantastic saves in the Heslerton goal.

Oliver Sim made some crucial tackles, while man of the match was Stanton.

Heslerton Under-Eights Hedgehogs took on West Pier Under-Eights.

The first match finished with goals from Dylan Oxendale, Luke Allardice, Noah Johnson and Alfie Lahiff rounding off a victory.

The second match finished with goals from Jamie Moss, Eli Howden, Dylan Oxendale, Noah Johnson and John Mathers rounding off another win.

Parents’ player of the match was Sam Lahiff and man of the match was Noah Johnson.

Heslerton Under-Sevens travelled to Eastfield with birthday boy Tom Gibson skippering the side.

Goals came from Heslerton’s Seth Walmsley, Louie Spencer and Archie Pilmoor.

Bryony Jones was girl of the match for an hard-working display.

Game two saw goals from Keane Welburn, Harry Massheder and Charlie Driver, Taylor Sims unfortunately having a penalty superbly saved.

Finley Bannister was man of the match in this game for some fine saves.