Star win a shoot-out to reach the county cup quarter-finals

Peterborough Northern Star Blue have been left to fly the local flag in the Northants Under 16 Cup this season.

Thursday, 1st December 2016, 8:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 5:33 pm
Werrington Athletic Under 16s are pictured before their 4-1 win over Parkside. From the left they, back, Paul Barker, Damian Hunter, Leonardo Rey, Dylan Anderson, Lewis Wright, Bobby Moore, Sam Wilson, Luke Sturgeon and Oliver Reid, front, Steven Greaves, Lewis Forwood, Miles Peake, Mikola Jdworzycki, Adam Barker and Michael Andrews.

Three Peterborough Youth league sides were in action in the third round on Sunday but only Star, the unbeaten Division One leaders, progressed to the quarter-finals.

They beat Crick Athletic Colts from Guilsborough 5-4 on penalties after the tie at Chestnut Avenue ended all square at 3-3.

Jordan Giddings (2) and Jack Martin were the Star scorers.

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Action from the game between Werrington Athletic Under 16s and Parkside.

In the other two ties involving Peterborough Youth League sides, Oundle Town crashed out 9-0 at home to Oakley Vale while Glinton & Northborough Blue were beaten 4-2 at Wootton St George.

With Star on cup duty, Deeping Rangers were able to join them at the top of the table. They beat Hampton 5-1 with sub Harrison Dee firing a treble and both sides now have a maximum 15 points from five games.

In Under 15 Division One, table-toppers Peterborough Sports had their toughest game of the season so far when visiting Whittlesey. They only just managed to maintain their 100 per cent record, winning 1-0 with a strike from substitute Calum Arden.

Second-placed Glinton & Northborough Amber were 5-1 winners at Northern Star. Hot-shot Andrew Irvine hit a hat-trick to make it 27 goals for the season.

More action from Werrington Athletic U16s v Parkside U16s.

Under 15 Division Two leaders Langtoft suffered a first defeat when losing 2-1 at Hungate Rovers Green.

Parkside Under 16s are pictured before a 4-1 defeat by Werrington. From the left are, back, Jason Moser, Owen Painter, Lewis Handley, Fionn Elliott, Alex Coomber, Okiya Poleon, Lewis Phillips, Marinsz Kirycki, Adam Blacklock, front, Adam Nawrot, Taylor Breagan, John Halonka, Brandon Pamment, Auriman Sakalauskas, Rehan Dar, Aiden Moser and Laquqlin Quow.
Action from the game between Werrington Athletic Under 16s and Parkside.
More action from Werrington Athletic U16s v Parkside U16s.
Parkside Under 16s are pictured before a 4-1 defeat by Werrington. From the left are, back, Jason Moser, Owen Painter, Lewis Handley, Fionn Elliott, Alex Coomber, Okiya Poleon, Lewis Phillips, Marinsz Kirycki, Adam Blacklock, front, Adam Nawrot, Taylor Breagan, John Halonka, Brandon Pamment, Auriman Sakalauskas, Rehan Dar, Aiden Moser and Laquqlin Quow.