Pickering too strong for Bridge

Table-topping Pickering under-10s A team beat third-placed Stamford Bridge 4-0 with a fine team performance.

Pikes keeper Matty Ridley tipped a Stamford Bridge effort round the post early on, before midway through the first half the Pikes took the lead through Jordan Anderson, who slid in at the far post following a fine move involving Harry Coldbeck and Matty Nicholson.

A minute later it was 2-0 with Nicholson playing in Tom Wright, who slotted past the keeper.

After the break, Pikes kept on the front foot and when George Ridler won possession, he played in the unmarked Anderson who made it 3-0.

Anderson completed his hat-trick with a neat finish from just inside the box late on.

Pickering under-10s B team enjoyed a fine 4-1 victory over Stamford Bridge.

Leading 1-0 at the interval, Pikes stepped up a gear in the second half.

Max Fowler capped a fine performance making it 2-0, showing great technique with a superb volley.

Pikes were playing some good football, and Jack Dawson made it 3-1 before Stamford Bridge pulled a goal back.

Dawson finished the scoring off with his second and Pikes fourth.

Old Malton under-10s A recovered from going two goals behind within the first 10 minutes to earn a 2-2 draw at home to Aviva Juniors.

Lewis Pople’s double ensured that Malton took a share of the points.

Ben Cameron was Malton’s Man of the Match.

Old Malton under-10s B hammered Aviva Juniors B 4-0.

Malton took a 1-0 lead into half-time thanks to an Arthur Rees strike.

The second half was all Malton, with Rees completing his hat-trick and Joseph Matique sealed the win.

Defender Lorcan Tobin was Malton’s man of the match.