Scotcher has Stotfold on the rocks

Jacob Joyce has moved from Huntingdon to Yaxley.
Jacob Joyce has moved from Huntingdon to Yaxley.
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Deeping Rangers reached the quarter-finals of the Hinchingbrooke with a comfortable win against last season’s losing finallists last night (January 13).

Two early goals from Adam Scotcher set Deeping on the way to a 3-0 win over Stotfold at Outgang Road. David Burton-Jones completed the scoring 20 minutes from time.

Peterborough Northern Star’s scheduled trip to Wisbech St Mary in the same competition was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

Huntingdon drew 2-2 at Harrowby in the United Counties Premier Division with all the goals coming in the first half. The home side were ahead in the first minute before Charley Sanders and Chris Jones, from a Sanders cross, fired Huntingdon ahead. Harrowby replied two minutes before the break.

Huntingdon are reeling from the loss of two top strikers to top Premier Division outfits. Jacob Joyce, a former Posh youth team player, joined Yaxley yesterday, a week after Declan Rogers moved to leaders Rushden & Diamonds.

Rogers scored in Rushden’s 3-0 win over Harborough last night, They are now five points clear of second-placed Holbeach who have three games in hand.

March Town’s Cambs Invitation Cup tie with Histon was postponed last night. Wisbech Town travel to Cambridge City in the same competition tonight (January 14).

Results

January 13

Cambs Invitation Cup

Postponed: March Town v Histon

Hinchingbrooke Cup

Deeping Rangers 3 (Scotcher 2, Burton-JOnes), Stotfold 0.

Postponed: Wisbech St Mary v Peterborough Northern Star

United Counties League

Premier Division

Harrowby United 2, Huntingdon Town 2 (Sanders, Jones).

Fixtures

January 14

Cambs Invitation Cup

Cambridge City v Wisbech Town