Withywood beat Lebeq to qualify for second final
By The Bristol Post | Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 05:00
WITHYWOOD United remain on course to collect their second trophy of the season after causing a major upset to book a place in the Gilbert Pullin Memorial Cup final.
The Division II title-chasers won the County Cup last week with a 2-0 win over AC Bristol and carried that form into Sunday's clash with top-flight Lebeq. Dale Attiwell (2), Matt Caines and Christian Swaby cancelled out strikes from Leon Grange and Lou Green as Withywood triumphed 4-2.
Lebeq Reserves will face Withywood in the final after claiming an extra-time victory over Sportsman. Jelani Watkins, Patrick Royall, Makindi Kondwani and Shane Alison were all on target in the 4-3 win.
Division IV side Jolly Boys Reserves were another side to upset the formbook on their way to the final of the 3 Lions Cup. Josh Charles (2), Reece Mead, Lance Gingell, Gary Amos and Charlie Ryder-Morgan were all on the scoresheet in a 6-1 win over Division II opponents Stoke Lane Athletic.
AC Bristol beat Blackhorse Boys 3-2 in the other last-four clash thanks to goals from Adam Seekings (2) and Simon Mistlebrook. Dave Cook and Dan Edwards replied.
CK FC thumped Real Bristol 5-0 in the only Premier Division game of the day. Lee Andrews (2), Rich Lee, James Willott and Valentine Pomphrett scored the goals.
Jolly Boys clinched the Division I title after a four-goal haul from Adam Mahdi and a Craig Morgan strike wrapped up a 5-0 win over Breakaways.
Goals from Tony Smedley (2) and James Hayes kept second-placed 3 Lions Vets on course for promotion with a 3-2 win over Fishponds Athletic.
Sartan AFC maintained their Division II title charge with a 9-0 win at Old Plough. Strikes from Scott Clarke (2), Chris Watson (2), Mitchell Thomas, Mitchell Knott, Ben Thomson, Jake Hyham, and a Paul Thorn own goal kept Sartan five points clear of second-placed Littlesea.
Littlesea won 4-1 against The Castle, for whom Darren Sandrone scored his first goal for the club.
Adam Meaker hit his first goal for Bristol Jaguars as they triumphed 4-2 at Quayside. Steve Pocock added a further two strikes and an own goal completed the scoring.
Nick Shortman (2) and Tom Chapman were on target for DKL Athletic in their 3-1 win over Shadwell Rovers.
An Alex James hat-trick helped Bristol Palace to move to within a point of Division III leaders Legion United. Toby Vosper, James Roberts, Sam Gill and Aaron Hicks were also on the mark in a 7-0 victory over bottom-of-the-table Argonauts.
Jamie Dooley and Louis Turnergave AFC Keynsham their fourth win of the campaign – 2-1 at Real Bristol Sports.
Steve Shepherd and Chris Luckett were on target as FC Bristol South moved five points clear in Division IV with a 2-0 win over Stoke Gifford.
BAWA Athletico kept alive their promotion hopes, Ryan Glennon (2), James Rudman, Dan Lewis and Gavin George scoring in a 5-0 victory over Spartans.