EVERYTHING clicked for Upton Panthers in the U10s Cup as they put on a wonderful display of football to beat Saughall Colts 6-0.
Valiant efforts from the Saughall keeper Daniel Youde kept the half-time score to 2-0 with everything to play for, but Adam Davies scored his second hat-trick in two weeks with further goals coming from George Mecklenburgh, Guy Byrne and MoM Josh Walker.
Blacon Youth beat Chester Nomads 2-1, Thomas Whitney and Ashley Luff their scorers. Connor Brown had an excellent game in the Blacon goal to claim the MoM award.
AFC Waverton and Lache Park shared four goals with Waverton 2-0 up through a Laurie Crowther double before Lache hit back. MoM for Waverton was Adam Goldthorpe.
Westminster Park Wanderers needed a win to keep them in the race for the fourth spot, but they went down 3-2 at home to Tattenhall with Jake Williams scoring. MoM for the Wanderers was Adam Black. nBlacon Tigers continued their strong run in the U10s Shield competition with a solid 3- 0 win over semi-final challengers Westminster Park Hornets with goals from MoM Ben Jones (2) and Conner Corfe.
Hornets' keeper Matty Prewitt Wagener had an outstanding game.
Blacon Lions and Upton Jaguars drew 0-0. MoM for the Jaguars was Paul Walmsley and for Blacon Dylan Walker.
Joint leaders Upton Pumas kept pace with Blacon Tigers with a 7-1 win at Westminster Park Warriors, who were rewarded with a goal from MoM Duaine Meacock. Pumas' goals were shared by Luke Diamond, Jack Lawson, Josh Midhurst and Luke Lawes.
Chester Nomads Wolves beat Newton Eagles 2-0 with both goals from MoM Oliver Green. nTwo quick goals gave Christleton Newscene the upper hand in their U9s Cup game at Castrol Athletic and they went on to win 4-1.
Castrol played some of their best football of the season but had only a Jacob Vaughan goal for their efforts. Their MoM was Luke Bradford while Michael Warburton (2), Richard Tomassen and Liam Blake netted for CNS.
JFC Boughton were 5-0 winners at Newton Athletic thanks to goals by Ben Bailey (2), Matthew Gilmour, Jamie Haddock and Charlie Jones. MoM for Boughton was Joe Howell.
Upton Panthers shaded their derby against the Pumas 2-1 with goals by Thomas Messham and Ben Mawr, with goalkeeper Ben Scott earning the MoM accolade.
The Pumas' scorer and MoM was Joshua Dymond.
Chester Nomads tightened their grip on the fourth qualifying spot with a 2-1 win against Saughall Colts through Callum Graham and Shaun Vile Zahringer. Saughall responded late in the second half when Sam Davies found the back of the net with a half-volley. MoM for the Colts was Sam Pickering. nWestminster Park Tigers and Upton Jaguars had an exciting 1-1 draw in the U9s Shield. James Fowles put the Tigers ahead before the Jaguars battled back to equalise through Danny Evans. MoM for the Jaguars was Paul Reynolds while the Tigers' award went to the entire team.
Castrol Celtic shook off their recent loss of form with a 7-2 win at Chester Nomad Colts, who were better than the score suggests.
The Castrol goals came from Josh Shaw (2), Adam King, Kieran McGinlay and a hat-trick from Lewis Peacock - MoM was Fraser Williamson. The Colts' goals were scored by Ben Charlton and Michael Webb.
Nothing went right for Tatten-hall who crashed 6-0 to Waverton, whose Joshua Harding hit four goals with Jack Gittens adding the other goals.
Lache Park ended their first season on a high with a 2-1 win over Upton Bobcats thanks to goals from Jake Westwood and Curtis Clarke. MoM for Lache Park was Harley Dutton. nIn a close game in the U8s, Waverton A beat Newton Athletic by the odd goal in five, Michael Pinot (2) and Sam Jones their marksmen.
Saughall Colts' improvement continued with a 5-2 win at Westminster Park Tigers, where their goals came from Callum Dow (3) and Elliott Rollins (2). Oliver Moore was their MoM and Andrew Stuttard earned the award for the Lions after scoring his first goal for the team.
Castrol Rangers and Westminster Park Tigers produced some excellent play despite the weather, and the Tigers came out on top 3-0 with goals from James Ingleby Jones, Jack Powell and MoM Leon Langmead. MoM for Castrol was Richard McQuade. nA good display of attacking football from Upton Pumas earned them the points in a 5-0 win at Westminster Park Lions in the U7s. Mathew Povey made some outstanding saves for the Lions.
Jack Lawrence and MoM Josh Matter were on target for JFC Boughton in a 2-0 win over Upton Panthers, while Chester Nomads beat Westminster Park Tigers 2-0.
Alistair Riddy's goal for Saughall Colts gave them a narrow win at Waverton. Saughall's MoM was Jack Rowland.