BORO JUNIORS: Under-15s kick off with cup win

Asquith & Co director Jennifer Springham is pictured above presenting the new kit to coach Alec Coulson.
Asquith & Co director Jennifer Springham is pictured above presenting the new kit to coach Alec Coulson.

Scarborough Athletic's junior sides started their season with Hull & District Youth Football League Cup games at the weekend.

Swanland from Hull visited the Flamingo Land Stadium to face Scarborough Athletic Under-15s.

In a game which Scarborough dominated, they led 3-0 at half-time thanks to a Marcus O’Flanagan hat-trick.

In the second half, a combination of the tired legs of Swanland and Scarborough’s fine passing play meant Boro scored at will.

Aidan Crawford grabbed four goals, Harrie Leighton got three from centre-back, speedy winger Aaron Holdsworth grabbed two and Reuben Staveley notched the goal of the game.

Staveley played a superb ball out wide to winger Louis Kille, who found Staveley 10 yards out with a superb cross, Staveley then lashed the ball home on the volley into the roof of the net.

Scarborough’s man of the match was shared between Crawford and O’Flanagan.

Scarborough Athletic Under-15s have received sponsorship from Asquith & Co Chartered Accountants.

Asquith & Co director Jennifer Springham is pictured above presenting the new kit to coach Alec Coulson.

The coach said: “We really appreciate the sponsorship from Asquith & Co, the lads are looking very smart.”

Boro’s Under-11s hammered Bridlington Rangers Vipers 25-1 in the first round of the Hull Youth League KO Cup.

Athletic’s Under-14s also progressed in the cup competition, beating AFC Kinloss 8-2 in their first match at their new base at the Flamingo Land Stadium.

Scarborough Athletic Under-12s were in friendly action after their cup game was conceded by the opposition.

They ran out 8-2 victors over South Cave Bears with goals from Reuben Hartley, Charlie Eccles, Toby Jones, Harvey Bayes, Kobi Wilson, Harley Dawson, Alfie Pearce and an own goal.