Junior football: KDR win derby as Braves collect 4-2 Ilkley victory

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Kirk Deighton Rangers U-17s edged a closely-fought contest with derby rivals Tockwith at the weekend.

In the first ever match between the sides, Tockwith took the lead early in the second half with a neat volley past KDR keeper, Harry Stobert.

However, KDR battled back with a penalty converted by top scorer Matthew Johnson, his seventh in eight games.

Matty turned provider when his cross was blasted in by Dominic Slater for the winner.

KDR’s Kirby Builders Merchants Man of the Match award went to midfielder Keiran Tucker.

Pannal Sports Panthers U-16s resumed winning ways, but had to recover from being a goal down before running out winners 9-1 against a determined Wetherby Tigers.

Hat-tricks from James Sellers and George Thompson were ably assisted by a goal from man of the match Brad King, helping Panthers back into third place in the table.

Beckwithshaw Saints Braves U-15s travelled to Ilkley last Sunday and helped themselves to four goals but more importantly three points.

Right from the off, they took control, creating plenty of chances until Ben Moehr cooly finished 10 minutes before the break.

Two minutes later Mikey Cocker lobbed the keeper for Braves’ second. Moehr grabbed a second in the second half, although Ilkley pulled two goals back for a tense finish.

But Peter Turner provided a super cross for striker Charlie Thomson to bundle home for the winner.

Ripon City Panthers U-14s Girls’ win over Knaresborough Celtic kept them top of the CYGF League.

The only goal in the game came in the first half from Georgie Taylor after she was put through on goal by Demi-lee Sloan Mason.

Player of the day was Chloe Bethell who was at the heart of everything for Panthers. The girls are in action away at Brooklyn next Saturday.

Scotton Scorchers Girls U-12s eased to a comfortable 8-0 win away at Silsdon. Scorers for Scotton were Ellie Mclaren (4), Amy Edmundson (2) and Ellie Clifton (2).

Player of the match was Hannah Matusewich.

Kirk Deighton Rangers U-12s got back on the winning path, beating leaders Pannal Sports 8-0.

First half goals for Lucas Abusin, Harry Watson, Joe O’Dwyer and a hat-trick for Jonny White put the visitors in control.

Further second half goals from O’Dwyer and Abusin completed the scoring.

Matthew O’Connor was named man of the match, showing quality and composure in defence.