Highfield Grange march into Cup quarter final

Amateur football
Amateur football

HIGHFIELD Grange moved into the quarter-finals of the North West Champions Cup with a 6-2 win away at Allrton FC.

Jamie Harrison was the star of the show, scoring four goals.

Joe Hull and Martin Meehan completed the scoring.

Halsall made it into the final of the Liverpool County FA semi-final after a 2-1 extra-time win over Cutsy’s FC.

Alex Grysedale put Halsall ahead but Cutsy’s equalised before the interval.

Halsall turned up the heat but a series of missed chances kept Cutsy’s in the game. However, a penalty in the second half of extra time by Grysedale booked Halsall’s place in the final.

St George were much too strong for Standish Potters and won 9-3. Graham Plumb, Liam McDuff and Matt Lawrenson each scored a brace for St George.

Charles and Alex Johnson and Ryan Kuipers replied for the Potters.

Orwell came from 1-0 down at the interval to beat Hindley Green Spinners 3-1 in the South Lancs Charity Cup quarter final.

Nathan Williams put the Spinners ahead but a second-half hat-trick by Caullum Sutch proved decisive for Orwell.

North Star and Aspull fought out a 1-1 draw in the Premier Division.

A second-half penalty from Paul Nagginton saw North Star take the lead.

But a penalty was awarded to Aspull and after seven penalty misses this season Neil Berry put the ball away to earn Aspull a point.

Horwich St Mary’s won for the first time this season as Lucas Walkden and Tom Power earned their side a 2-0 win against Golborne Parkside.

Penlake took an early lead through Chris Foster at Leigh Genesis.

That was as good as it got for Penlake as Chad White scored a hat-trick and Josh Simms gave Genesis a 4-1 win.

Division Two leaders A Morris FC had a comfortable 5-1 victory against AFC Rainford.

Craig Naylor, Tom Hooton, Steve Pugh, Chris Bullock and Tom Eaton were the marksmen.

Rob Fairclough replied with a late penalty for AFC Rainford.

Chequer Lane were 6-1 winners agaisnt Leigh Genesis Res with James Perk, 2, James Thomason, 2, Deon Moran and Neil Hayes the marksmen.

Mitch FC were 4-3 winners against St Helens Rovers while second placed Ince United beat St Cuthbert’s Res 5-0.