Junior football: Kirk Deighton back down to earth against Pannal

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Kirk Deighton Rangers U-17s came back down to earth with a bump after last week’s 10-0 victory.

They lost 4-1 to arch rivals Pannal, who reaped some revenge for their League Cup Final loss to KDR at the end of last season.

KDR’s goal came courtesy of Liam Gotting with a sweet left foot strike but unfortunately it wasn’t enough against the slick Pannal team.

The Kirby Builder’s Merchants Man of the Match award went to Dominic Slater for his committed performance at right back.

KDR will hope for better when they take on Boroughbridge at Grange Park on Sunday.

Pannal Sports U-15s swept Wetherby aside 8-1.

Joel Fireman was in control in midfield, and started the scoring.

Josh Willard bagged the second, with some neat footwork.

Man of the Match Harry Robertson scored a great individual goal, beating several players and slotted the ball into the corner of the net.

Wetherby pulled a goal back, to finish 3-1 at the end of the first half.

Will Denton, Pannal’s new signing, fitted in well with the team and scored, having taken the ball on his chest, to then smash the ball into the goal.

Hard working Sam Cowham added another, and created many more.

Dec Hall, scored the best goal strike, from outside the box, which thundered into the net.

Consistent captain Luke McAvoy finished the game with a run down the right, curling the ball past the ‘keeper.

Scotton Scorchers Girls U-12s picked up three points away at new side Wetherby.

Despite a spirited display Wetherby went down 0-7 with skipper Danni Hall getting a hat -trick, Anya Swift yeo, Katie Stewart one, and Hannah Matusewich hittingthe net for Scotton.

Player of the match was Ellie McLaren.