GALLERY: Searle the star as March Town Ladies win while Hanslip’s goal sends Outwell Swifts top
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March Town Ladies picked up their third S-Tech league win on the bounce with an impressive 4-0 win over Cambridge Rangers.
Emma Searle broke the deadlock from close range after Jade Pointer won possession.
Player of the match keeper Dani Westgate then made an excellent penalty save before Emma Frost scored.
Searle hit the post before scoring again to make it 3-0 before half time.
Some first class defending thwarted Rangers and, on 85 minutes, Searle completed her first senior hat-trick.
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Manager Gary Davis said: “This was one of our best performances of the season. We played some good football against a very direct side.
“We have a couple of tough games coming up and the results will shape our season.”
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In the Kershaw Premier League, Wisbech St Mary beat Cambridge City Reserves 3-0.
Sam Hanslip’s goal sent Outwell Swifts top of Kershaw Senior B with a 1-0 win at Sawston Rovers. Samuel Holman-Gavin (2), Connor Morton and Dale Browne scored as Wimblington beat Hemingfords United Reserves 4-3.
In NMC 1B, Chatteris Town Reserves beat St Ives Rangers 2-1. Lee Ransome and Asa Revell got the goals.
Manea United drew 2-2 at Eaton Socon Reserves, while March Town United Reserves lost 1-0 to Over Sports Reserves.
Wisbech St Mary Reserves progressed in the Creake Charity Shield with a 5-1 win at Thaxted Rangers.
In NMC 2B, goals from Ricky Gunns (3), Jess Hemmings, Leon Murphy and Jordan Rowe helped Wisbech St Mary A beat Brampton Reserves 6-0.
Jonathan Henson, Cameron McGarvie and Jordan Tombling were on target as Benwick Athletic won 3-1 at Girton United Reserves in NMC 3B.
Chatteris Fen Tigers are out of the Lower Junior Cup after losing 7-0 to Lilington Athletic.
In NMC 4B, Doddington United Reserves beat Hemingfords United A 3-1, Outwell Swifts Reserves beat Chatteris Town A 1-0 and Upwell Town, despite Gary Green’s double, lost 4-2 at Lakenheath Casuals.
Whittlesey (Coates) Athletic are three points clear in the Peterborough and District League after a 4-0 win at Crowland Town. Daniel French, Kevin Gilbert, Matthew Heron and Daniel Drane got the goals.
In Division One, Paul Hibbins (3), James Hill-Seekings (2) and David Moore scored in Whittlesey (Coates) Athletic Reserves’ 6-2 win over Langtoft United Reserves.
Jeremy King scored in Long Sutton’s 1-1 draw with Netherton United Reserves, Adam Fitch got the only goal in Sutton Bridge’s 1-0 win over Wisbech Town Reserves and goals from Ryan Dixon and Stefan Green could not prevent Whittlesey Blue Star from losing 5-2 to AFC Stanground.