Dunscroft go close in final

Kirkby's Shaun Hobson is challenged by Dunscroft's Ryan Marr. Picture: Andrew Roe
Kirkby's Shaun Hobson is challenged by Dunscroft's Ryan Marr. Picture: Andrew Roe
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DUNSCROFT Welfare Under 16s were so near yet so far to landing the League Cup in a thrilling seven goal thriller final with South Kirkby Juniors.

Welfare were edged out 4-3 in a pulsating contest at Balby Carr Sports College.

Daniel Jones bagged a brace with Kieran Sanderson also on target.

Chris Mills headed home the decisive goal for Kirkby late on with the score tied at 3-3.

A Lewis Tinsley double ensured Moorends Stingers Under 11s sealed the Division One title with a 4-1 win over Town Moor Tigers.

A huge lead plus a vastly superior goal difference meant freak results would have been required to deny the Stingers the title but they got the job done early with the win which also saw Samuel Drury and Drew Johnson on the scoresheet.

Dunscroft Welfare U11s did neighbours Moorends a favour as well as keeping themselves in the promotion hunt with a 3-1 win at Danum Juniors.

James Mattocks, Luke Black and Bradley Wood all netted for Dunscroft who sit four points off Danum with three games in hand.

Stainforth Juniors U11s remain on course for the Division Two title after a 4-1 win at West End Bentley.

An own goal plus a Jake Willis brace and a Lewis Macinnes strike helped Stainforth to the win which leaves them 11 points clear at the top of the table with five games to go.

Callum Sharp scored four with Liam Roberts adding a hat trick as Moorends Hornets Under 13s beat Premier Division basement boys West End Bentley 7-2, boosting their hopes of avoiding the drop.

Dunscroft Welfare U13s also hit seven as they swept past Markham FC in Division One.

A hat trick from Owen Whittaker plus efforts from Sean Coates, Jack Berry, Cameron Allen and Jack Wright handed Dunscroft the win.

Hatfield Celtic Under 17s suffered a 2-1 defeat to Doncaster Pumas in the Premier Division.

Thomas Taylor scored twice as Moorends Hornets Under 15s were held to a 2-2 draw by Adwick All Stars.

Stainforth Juniors Under 12s remain in danger of the drop from Division One after suffering an 8-2 defeat to Branton Juniors.

Jordan Gibbons and Bradley Sinden reduced the deficit for Stainforth who sit six points ahead of second bottom Fishlake Falcons U12s but have played five games more.

Fishlake set about reducing the gap with a 3-1 win at Balby Academy of Sport.

Matthew Satterley scored twice with Lewis Harte also on target.

Division Two leaders Dunscroft Welfare U12s were held to a 1-1 draw by Babworth Rovers.

Kaine Whitrod netted the Welfare goal.