Hitchin Sunday Football League With the majority of Premier Division clubs in county cup action, Red Star and Whitwell took part in the only top flight clash of the morning. It was the boys from Red Star who came out on top, Shaun Turner and Martin Young
Hitchin Sunday Football League
With the majority of Premier Division clubs in county cup action, Red Star and Whitwell took part in the only top flight clash of the morning.
It was the boys from Red Star who came out on top, Shaun Turner and Martin Young netting as they beat Whitwell 2-1, Wayne Mullooly scoring in reply.
In Division One, Steven Lugg, Aaron Hare and Matt Bond scored as AEK Letchworth came back from their visit to Whitwell Res with a 3-0 victory.
Angels Reply got their season up and running as they beat bottom of the table HTS Barleycorn Res 2-1, Steve Flattery scoring both the Angels goals with Danny Clarke replying.
Offley were impressive 3-0 winners at Kcinsatop Res.
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Adam Sayer, Lee Sharman, Dave Ferguson and Lawrence Allard each found the target as SMU overcame Wanderers 4-1.
In Division Two, Broadmead continued their impressive start to the season as they beat fellow new boys North Herts Hatters 3-2 with goals from Brendan Harper, Steven Young and Mike Bryder.
The game was delayed as one of their players, defender Steven Currell, suffered a serious leg injury after only 20 minutes and was taken away by ambulance.
SMU Res fell to a 3-2 defeat at Dynamo Letchworth despite goals from Rob Herd and Sean Huse.
George and Dragon continue to climb the table after a comprehensive 6-2 victory at home to Paynes Park.
The Park and Wanderers Res shared the points as they fought out a 1-1 draw.
Wilbury moved away from the bottom of the table after beating Baldock Sunday 4-2.
It was a good day generally for the Hitchin Sunday League clubs involved in county cup action.
Ten of the 12 sides involved progressed to the next round of their respective competition.
In the Herts Sunday Senior Cup, Kcinsatop were involved in a real ding-dong battle before eventually running out 6-5 victors against Old Red Lion.
Stuart Potasnick and Luke Donnelly scored hat-tricks for Kcinsatop who played for 70 minutes with just 10 men.
Bar Absolute were 7-3 winners against Bradmore Rovers and Simon Flecknell and Jody Jordan scored as AC Malone edged out Grove Hill 2-1.
Dorian Small led the way with a hat-trick for PJ Hitchin as they beat St George Crusaders 6-3, the other goals coming from Ryan Foster, Adie Turner and Gareth Grant.
Cannon enjoyed a 2-0 win at home to Broxbourne, Simon Umney and Jack Gregson finding the target.
HTS Barleycorn put up a brave fight before eventually going out in an eight-goal thriller against Broadhall at Ransomes, Kevin Burness, Eddie Kemp and Chris Powell scoring.
The George Hitchin progressed after Hatfield withdrew from the competition.
Over the border in Bedfordshire, Stotfold Sunday made progress in the junior cup as Gareth Head (hat-trick) and Pete Saunders gave them a 4-2 success against Luton Dukes.
Engineers Henlow progressed after Sir William Peel folded in midweek.
In the Beds Sunday Lower Junior Cup, Crown Stotfold enjoyed a 3-1 triumph against Cross Keys (Wootton).
In the Centenary Cup, Shillington thumped Chameleon 6-1 but The Five Bells found it tougher going at Hillymead Homers as they lost 13-0.
P Compiled by Leighton Machin.