U19 football

Buxton United, GFC in easy wins

Buxton United’s Dillon Wright (3rd from left) breaking the deadlock against Tavelle’s Academy at the Tucville Community ground in the Fruta Conquerors Academy League

Buxton United and Georgetown Football Club (GFC) secured lopsided wins when the Turbo Energy Drink sponsored Fruta Conquerors u19 Academy League continued yesterday.

Staged at the Tucville Community Centre ground, Buxton United rolled over Tavelle’s Academy by a 5-0 scoreline.

Dillon Wright opened the scoring in the 11th minute, turning away from his marker inside the box after collecting a right side cross, before smashing the ball into the back of the net.

The lead grew in the 18th minute as Kurt Abrams scored with a first time finish into the right corner, after latching onto a cross from the left side.

Kobe Durant made it 3-0 in the 43rd minute compliments of a powerful strike from the left side of the box, which was parried into the goal by the goalkeeper.

Following the resumption of the second half, Wright recorded his second as he found the back of the net in the 57th minute.

Not to be outdone, Abrams grabbed his second 13 minutes later to seal result and three points with a powerful strike from the left of the field, which crashed into the right post and rolled into the back of the net.

Meanwhile, the GFC downed Eastveldt 3-0. Joel Humphrey bagged a brace on either side of halftime in the 14th and 71st minute while Curtez Kellman netted in the 57th.

The fixture was not without casualties as Meshak Grant of GFC was red-carded in the 60th minute while Christian Benjamin of Eastveldt picked up a red card in the 66th minute.

Due to the win, the Bourda based unit walked away with three points while the loser departed empty handed. The event resumes on Saturday at the same venue.

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