Mitchell's late free-kick seals it for Broadwalk
MITCHELL Sully's superb late strike ensured Broadwalk Under-12s' impressive start to their Division II campaign continued with a 2-1 victory over Bradley Stoke.
Broadwalk took a 25th-minute lead when Daniel Clark picked up a Bradley Stoke clearance on the halfway line and struck the ball sweetly over the keeper's head and into the roof of the net.
Thomas Anthony ran through to equalise for Bradley Stoke after the break when a ball over the top caught the hosts napping.
With Clark outstanding and man-of-the-match Keegan Thorne driving them on, Broadwalk's winner arrived in the final ten minutes when Thorne was fouled on the edge of the area and Sully curled a brilliant free-kick into the roof of the net.
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Mangotsfield United Under-12s followed up their impressive 7-1 success against Henbury Colts in the first round of the Avon Youth League Cup in midweek with a battling 2-0 win over a strong Deerswood Youth team in Division I.
Mangos' resolute defence was well marshalled by man-of-the-match Euan Baker and it was somewhat against the run of play when Corey Jackson lobbed United in front.
The second half remained close, but Mangos' football was steadily improving, leading to Jake Henderson adding a second goal with a great strike into the top corner of the net.
The win completed a terrific few days for Mangos, for whom star man Corey Jackson and Isaac Staples both netted twice against Henbury. Lewis Leslie and Mitchell Jeffreys and an own goal completed their tally .
Stoke Lane Under-12s ran out 11-0 winners in their Division I match with Bitton. Theo Cox fired the opener on seven minutes, making amends for an early penalty miss, and non-stop pressure brought three goals in a four-minute spell, including a well-taken brace by Alex Wells.
Ethan Tucker and Harry Cole shared four goals either side of half-time, before Matt Harmer and Liam Harvie added to the scoreline and Matt Binding completed his double. Bitton didn't let their heads drop and only some fine saves from Joe Nash denied them a consolation goal.
Keynsham Town Under-12s' inability to convert numerous chances cost them dear as they lost 1-0 at AEK Boco, whose scorer was Jude Bridgman.
Frampton Rangers Under-12s beat Stoke Lane 5-1 on the road in a one-sided Division V game.
Frampton took the lead, only for an own goal to get Stoke Lane back on level terms following good work from Ethan Ansell. But Frampton took control after that with four more goals.
After tumbling 2-1 to Lockleaze & Horfield in their first-ever league game last week, Keynsham Colts Under-12s won 5-1 in the return fixture at Crown Fields.
After CJ Hutchings had hit the crossbar for Town, they took the lead through Kyle Paget, who went on to complete a double. Josh Abrahams, who had scored Keynsham's goal the previous week, improved on that with a brilliant hat-trick, while James Brimacombe played a starring role at the back.
Reigning champions Ashton Boys Under-13s eased past last year's runners-up Bitton with a scintillating 7-0 Division I victory.
Ashton never looked back after Alfie Clarke's free-kick from wide out found the corner of the net.
Sam Hilton quickly doubled the lead when he crafted some space on the edge of the box and fired into the roof of the net.
Star man Newman Ball glided through the Bitton defence to find hot-shot Elliot Gardener at the far post and last season's top scorer made no mistake from close range for number three, and Ball drove home with his left foot to make it 4-0 at the break.
The second half saw Ashton continue to dominate and further goals from Kelvin Kalunghi, Ball and Gardener, with a far-post header, completed the win.
Warmley Rangers Colts Under-13s maintained their great start to the season with a superb 13-0 victory at Bradley Stoke United in Division IV.
Strikers Nathan Wilkes (5), Morgan Coles (4) and Charlie Shail scored most of the goals , while a brace from left-winger Zac Cheetham and a penalty by defender Connor Blyth completed the rout.
There were notable displays from defenders Louis Lacy and Kian Whooley, while right winger Joe Vincent caught the eye with his pacy runs and sweeping crosses. Stand-in keeper Samba Mballow also produced a superb reaction save to help Colts to keep a clean sheet.
Keynsham Town Under-14s left it late to seal a 2-0 victory at Thornbury Town in Division II.
Oliver Townsend grazed the bar with Keynsham's best first-half effort.
The visitors always looked solid in defence, which included two players performing in unfamiliar positions. Owen Cocking and Rhys Greenland played brilliantly, as did star man Ryan Smitheram and Ben Sainsbury, while keeper Mason Bean pulled off one crucial save to prevent Thornbury going in front.
The breakthrough came 15 minutes from time. Ben Sainsbury's free-kick picked out Robbie Dury on the edge of the box and he found the bottom right corner with a fine left-footed strike.
Ten minutes later, Lochlainn Collins added a second after some great build-up play involving several team-mates.
Ashton Boys Under-14s maintained their perfect start to the season following their promotion to Division III with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over an impressive Mangotsfield side.
A cracking finish from Jack Alford meant half-time arrived with the scores level at 1-1, while two second-half Sheldon Chappell strikes ensured a splendid win.
Jordan Pocock, Jacob Sparks and Brandon Broomfield all scored twice as Ashton Boys Under-15s crushed Brislington in Division II. Ben Lea, Josh McMichael and Adam Preece were also on target.