Owen Harrison strikes to secure Cambridge South win over West Herts
Cambridge South’s recent winless run came to an end with a 3-2 victory over West Herts II in East Men’s League, Division One.
South started well but went behind against the run of play and despite two yellow cards taking them down to nine men, they survived without conceding further.
After half time, man-of-the-match Harry Lewis fired into the roof of the net from a tight angle and then set up Jim Hockley to make it 2-1.
West Herts equalised but South got the winner as Sam Highfield set up Owen Harrison to score from close range.
Martin Hamon was on target for Cambridge Nomads in a 1-1 draw with Bedford.
They sat deeper to combat the counter attack to start, a tactic Bedford struggled to combat.
Hamon snapped up a loose ball in the D to score the first goal, but they lost Dave Bennett to a ball in the face, leaving them with just 11.
As Nomads tired in the second half without any substitutes, the game started to open up and Bedford scored an equaliser.
Freddie Jones was named Nomads’ man of the match.
Jonny Purkiss’ double and one each from Alex Johnson and Mike Balding saw Cambridge City III move up to two points off the promotion spots with a 4-2 win over Bury St Edmunds.
City II’s hopes of keeping pressure on second place in East Premier A were dashed by a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Cambridge University.
Goals from Dominic Albson and Roy Scott saw City lead, buta dramatic late penalty corner against the run of play brought the students level as unforced errors proved costly.