Despite the awful weather
which has been causing severe disruption over the last few days, remarkably four
games did take place on Wednesday.
A massive well done to
those eight teams that braved the conditions.
In Division E, there were
wins for Eastleigh Blues and Oxford City, while in Division H, Long Eaton
United picked up maximum points and in Division K, Preston North End helped
themselves to three points.
Eastleigh Blues beat Basingstoke
4-3, thanks to goals from Tom Bearwish, Lewis Harvey, Aaron Lobb and Lewis
Waterfield. Basingstoke’s goals came from Kalum Cousins, Harry Long and Kyle
Meanwhile at Oxford, the
home team defeated Andover Town 4-1. Again, four different players were on the
scoresheet for Oxford – Tobias London, Hasnair Nadeem, Alex Pappas and Jamar
Smith. Andover’s consolation came from Luke Lucas-Woods.
Long Eaton United benefited
from moving their fixture to Basford United, as they defeated their “hosts”
5-2. Zak Goodson netted a hat-trick, with Steven Bonel and Ryan Wheatley also
on target. Basford’s goals came from Patrick Shipton and Harry Wakefield.
There was also a
hat-trick for Preston North End (Myerscough’s) Jake Unsworth as his team
defeated Crewe Alexandra 6-0 in a game that was played in a blizzard at times.
The other scorers for Preston were Sam Chatburn, Jamie Derbyshire and Jacob
Hopefully, the weather
will relent enough to enable all the clubs to return to playing fixtures during
the week commencing Monday 5th March, but that is not looking
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