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Harvesters advance in County Cup
12:20pm Thursday 15th November 2012 in Sport
A narrow 2-1 victory over Cuffley helped Harvesters Under-9s North progress in the County Cup.
Goals from man-of-the-match Adam Nash and William Robinson secured the side’s safe passage through to the next round.
Harvesters Under-10s North secured a 3-0 away victory at Symonds in the County Cup.
Goals from Josh Forster, Jude James and man-of-the-match Joe Vance rounded off a comfortable win for the visitors.
In a high scoring game, Harvester Under-10s South were unlucky to go down 5-3 against Aldenham Juniors, having twice led in an end-to-end clash.
Harvey Young, Tom Cox and captain Daniel Affutu-Nartey were all on target but it did not prove enough.
Harvester Under-10s East secured an extra-time 2-1 win against London Maccabi Lions White.
Robbie Campbell Ferguson bagged both goals, whilst goalkeeper James McPherson was named man-of-the-match.
Harvesters Under-10s West recorded a resounding 4-0 win over Edmonton Rangers.
Oliver Rushbrook grabbed a brace with further goals coming from Leo Gordon-Brown and man-of-the-match Josh Clarke.
A Max Hodgeson strike proved nothing more than a consolation as Harvesters Under-11s North were unfortunate to lose 2-1 to Whestone Jaguars.
Harvesters Under-11s South exited the County Cup in dramatic fashion - beaten 3-2 on penalties by Hatfield 1886.
Charlie Hallam opened the scoring before Zak Bensissi took the tie to extra-time with a late equaliser. Shai Coombs then made it 3-3 in extra-time before Harvesters were beaten on spot-kicks.
Harvesters Girls Under-12 Girls defeated Hitchin Belles Blues 1-0 with Carly Amor on target.
Harvesters Under-12s North came from a goal down to trounce Alexandra Park 6-1.
Strikes from Dominic Knaggs, Louie Roberts and Amir Berchil added to Finbar King’s hat-trick.
Harvesters Under-12s South’s slow start cost them against Sun Postal as they lost 4-3 despite a late rally.
Jo Shobeiry, George Hayford and Jack Hawthorne got the goals, with Daniel Wright named man-of-the-match.
Harvesters Under-12s East drew 2-2 against St Albans Rangers Star in their Green Division clash.
The goals came from Archie Gwillim and a penalty from Ben Robinson. Josh Edwards was man-of-the-match.
Harvesters Girls Under-14s were in total control as they beat Berkhamsted Raiders 6-0, making it eight wins from their last eight.
Shania Bedi notched a brace while Robyn Reardon, Olivia Syson, Mhairi Pennifer and Adrienne Milton scored one each.
Harvesters Under-14s North won 4-2 in the County Cup third round as they beat Hemel Stags Aces Wasps.
Aaron Jacobs netted twice, with Luke Simpson and Joe Regan completing the win. Tom Goodall was man-of-the-match.
Harvesters Under-15s North were also victorious in their third round County Cup tie, beating Kings Langley Youth 3-0.
Myles Shahidi got the opener before a Nathan Dimmock double killed the game off.
Harvesters Under-15s South drew 3-3 with Oakhill.
Ali Jones got the first for Harvesters before James Grisley added a double to secure the point.
A severely depleted Harvesters Under-16s North lost 4-0 to Croxley Guild in the Red Division.
Harvesters ended the first half goalless, but lost another player to injury, leaving them with just ten men. Goalkeeper Andrew Chapman was man-of-the-match, preventing a significantly heavier defeat.
Harvesters Under-16s North suffered late heartbreak as they were beaten 4-3 at the death by Cassiobury Rangers.
Rangers raced into a 3-1 lead before James Banathy and Cody Gray dragged Harvesters back into the contest before a last-minute winner denied them a share of the spoils.
Harvesters Under-18s North advanced to the last 16 of the Challenge Cup as they beat Hendon United 5-0.
Jack Nevin bagged two and Will Biggs, Luke Bevis and James Bird also registered.
Harvesters Girls Under-18s beat Hampstead 2-1 as they came from behind.
Ellie Bergin and Nicola Dark scored the goals which saw Harvesters claim the win.