Fylde coast youth football round-up: Blackpool League and YMCA
BJFF Blades U13s dumped league leaders Foxhall out of the Gold Bond Blackpool and District Youth Football League Hogan Cup at the quarter-final stage with an impressive 6-1 win.
Goals came from Donny Barrat (2), Matthew Finney (2), Spencer Phillips and Joshua Edwards, while Foxhall could only manage one in reply.
Tom Gut netted four as Poulton also hit six at FC Rangers. Tom Seal was also on target while the hosts managed to bag goals courtesy of Matthew Guy and Thomas Appleby in their 6-2 defeat.
Taylor Joyce scored a brace and Tyler Alunan also got his name on the scoresheet as Fleetwood Town edged out Thornton Cleveleys Reds 3-2 in their five-goal thriller. Fraser Hallas scored both of the Reds’ replies.
In the Hogan Plate, it was a mixed day for Kirkham and Lytham as Kirkham Blues beat Lytham Juniors Blues 4-2 thanks to goals from Fraser Burton (2), Aaron Ousby and Lewis Weaver, with Erik Zogo and Finlay Hurley replying.
On the next pitch, Lytham Juniors Maroons beat Kirkham Reds 3-2 with Kallum Illingworth (2) and Kyle Costin on target. Dominic Turner scored both Reds’ replies.
In the U16 Hogan Cup quarter-finals, goals from Gui Penaarwatt, Dan Fletcher, Dillon Ward, Dennis Robertson and Elliott Hammond gave Foxhall a 5-2 win over Warton Typhoons, whose goals came from Will Carter and an own goal.
Joseph Newell and Kevin McGow gave St Annes Greens a 3-1 win at Kirkham, with Ben Rawcliffe netting in response.
In the U16 league, Lytham Juniors Home Heat beat Blackpool Rangers Seasiders 9-0.
Meanwhile Lytham eased to back-to-back wins over Blackpool Rangers. Sam Mitchell opened the scoring, converting Kai Clarkson Lowe’s cross, with Josh Serghi netting the second before Mitchell and Serghi both scored again before half-time.
Max Older made it five from a direct free kick. Tom Reardon scored twice, Tom Pinsett volleyed home the goal of the game and James Ludlam completed the scoring. Daniel Pilling again worked tirelessly, while Billy Gallagher and Caleb Griffith kept it solid at the back.