WINSFORD Saxons reserved their place in the Crewe and District League's AJ Cooke Trophy last four on Saturday following a convincing win at Sandbach Curshaws.

Ste Hughes netted a hat-trick, and Josh Oakes was on target too, in a 4-0 victory.

Barnton Wanderers made light work of Winnington Avenue in their quarter-finals encounter at Jubilee Field, where nine visiting players got their names on the score-sheet in a 10-1 win.

Craig Smith bagged a brace, while goals from Joel Baker, Nathan Lang, Ethan O'Hagan, Simon Smith, Mark Southam and Steve Wright completed a rout.

Daniel Pricop claimed a consolation for the hosts.

In the Premier Division, Shaun Bradley marked his return from a suspension by notching a hat-trick for Clock Tower at Sandbach Town.

However they still slipped to a third defeat in four matches.


Crewe and District League

Saturday, October 13

Premier Division: Sandbach Town 5-3 Clock Tower.

AJ Cooke Trophy

Quarter-finals: Sandbach Curshaws 0-4 Winsford Saxons; Winnington Ave 1-10 Barnton Wanderers.