Sharpshooters hit Gadebridge in cup semis

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HEMEL Sharpshooters edged out local rivals Gadebridge FC 2-1 to book their place in the final of the West Herts Junior Cup.

Chris Size opened the scoring for Gadebridge, before a 30-yard screamer from Sharpshooters’ Carl Bavington drew the game level.

Action from Hemel Sharpshooters' win over Gadebridge. Picture by Jim Garnett.

Action from Hemel Sharpshooters' win over Gadebridge. Picture by Jim Garnett.

And it was Sharpshooters who ultimately emerged victorious as a Warren Davies penalty clinched their final spot.

On league duty, Hemel Rovers finished their season on a high with a 6-1 win over bottom club Harpenden Rovers.

Hemel went behind early on, but the side responded emphatically to secure the win.

Curtis Donaldson grabbed a hat-trick, and Paul Hanafan (2) and Ray Wood made sure of the points.

Elsewhere, Kings Sports went down narrowly 1-0 at Park Street, while Tring Athletic A drew again – this time in 2-2 tie with Wellington Arms. Glenn Sizer and Jamie Pond were Tring’s marksmen.

Hemel Rovers Reserves went down 3-1 at Oxhey Wanderers, with Steve Johnson getting the consolation goal for Rovers.

> Pic - Hemel Sharpshooters saw off Gadebridge FC in the West Herts Junior Cup semi-final. Picture by Jim Garnett.