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FOOTBALL: Highfield silenced by Cox hat-trick
1:00pm Thursday 24th October 2013 in Sport
Highfield Old Boys crashed to a 6-1 defeat to Bishops Itchington in the first round of the Banbury District & Lord Jersey FA's Coronation Cup, which celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Tom Cox hit a hat-trick, with Jordan Cox, Joe French and Richard Wingrove also on target. Mike Sofroniou replied.
KEA ran out 5-0 victors away to Bodicote Sports.
Vinny Orrey (2), Gary Wickens and Sam Donaldson scored, but the goal of the game came from Lewis Bland’s long-range effort.
Heyford United shipped three extra-time goals as they lost 4-2 against Fenny Compton.
Jason Wright put Fenny ahead, but Travis Currel equalised with seconds to spare to take the game to extra time.
Three goals in the first period from Ricky Horrex, Lewis Currel and Travis Currel sealed victory, despite a Ben Williams reply for Heyford.
A Keiran Chambers penalty gave Heyford Athletic a 1-0 success at Bloxham.
Hornton edged to a penalty shoot-out victory at Sinclair United.
Richard Englishby put the visitors ahead, but Chris Plumb’s strike ensured the game went to extra time.
Hornton keeper Dan Smith saved two spot-kick saves as his side won 4-3 on penalties.
Abba Athletic scored twice in each half on the way to a 4-0 victory over Steeple Aston.
Colin Gilmer and Elliot Kernahan put them 2-0 ahead at the break.
With Steeple down to ten men through injuries, Matt Drew made it 3-0 before Sam Hodges’s penalty completed the scoring.