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Harvesters hit form to defeat Finchley
12:10pm Wednesday 9th January 2013 in Sport
Harvesters Under-9s North produced a stylish performance as they beat Finchley 3-0 in the league.
Striker Will Robinson was in fine form scoring all three goals in their victory.
Harvesters East Under-9s earned their first win of 2013 beating Borehamwood 2000 White 5-1.
The whole team put in a strong performance with Joe-Joe Colman scoring first with a volley from outside the box.
Joseph Burgess went on to score the next two goals, with Colman shooting twice past the goalkeeper in the last ten minutes to complete his hat-trick.
Burgess narrowly missed out on matching Colman’s hat-trick when his strike rebounded twice off the crossbar, while Freddie Laycock was also denied a goal by the woodwork.
The Under-10s North were playing away to their rivals Omonia Green and ran out 6-2 winners.
Jack Mcshane netted a brace and there were singles from Tom Platts, Jack Mitchell, Joe Vance, and Henry O’ Connor.
Harvesters Under-10 South thrashed Finchley Revolution 11-1. Their goals came from Harry Howlett with two from Jack Percy and a brace from Harvey Young. Teddy Ruddick and Jake Carty also netted hat-tricks in the one-sided win.
The Under-10 East ran out 2-0 winners against Borehamwood Youth Reds in a hard-fought match. Goals came from Sam Gardiner and Hamish Michie with Jamie Willing the pick of the side.
Harvesters Under-11 North lost 5-2 to Edmonton Rangers Cougars with Edward Cleaver and Jack Turner netting for Harvesters.
The Under-11s South lost 6-1 in the league to London Colney. The only goal was scored by Raqueeb Alam. Jordan Pond was named man-of-the-match.
Despite having the majority of possession, the Under-12 South went down 2-1 in the cup against Belmont. Scott Gentle was the scorer with Matt Hook the pick of their side.
Harvesters Under-12 East lost their Challenge Cup match 9-1 at home to Panathinaikos.
Charlie Biggs scored their consolation goal and Charlie Monahan was named man-of-the-match.
A highly entertaining start to the new year saw Harvesters Girls Under-12s draw 3-3 against top of the table Enfield Town. Their goalscorers were Emma Archer, Nikita Bedi and Zoe Clarke. Player of the match was awarded to Millie Guest.
Harvesters Under-13 Girls lost 4-1 to Bury Rangers.
Three first-half goals killed off the match before Lisa Milliken pulled one back. A late Bury effort sealed the victory.
The Under-14 Girls fought hard to come back against Whetstone Wanders from being 2-0 down with 20 minutes left to win 3-2.
A goal from Olivia Syson and two from Adrienne Milton secured the points that keeps the team top of the league.
Harvesters Under-14 North defeated Whetstone Wanderers Lions 4-2 in the league.
Tom Goodall grabbed a brace while Micky White and Alex Garvey also found the net. Man-of-the-match went to Luke Simpson.
Harvesters Under-15 North’s new year got off to a disappointing start with a 4-0 defeat by Rickmansworth Raiders.
Harvesters conceded two early goals through a penalty and free-kick and could not find a way back into the game. Lumi Sopa worked hard and was named man-of-the-match.
Ali Jones opened the scoring for Harvesters Under-15 South in their 6-3 win over Potters Bar United.
James Cleaver (2), George Anderson, Charlie Scott and Dan Stanboulian all netted while Jason Wall impressed in the victory.
Harvesters Under-16 South completed a 4-2 win over London Maccabi with goals from Sam Nevin, James Juster, James Banathy and Ronan Gaffney.