Shuttleworth into last eight

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The side were excellent on the day in very difficult conditions, and raced into a 4-0 lead at half-time.

After another solid team performance in the second half, the game was wrapped up with two more well-deserved goals.

Goal scorers on the day were Bradley Woods (2), Harry Kerrigan (2), Bradley Ditch and Lennon Steen.

The boys now face opposition from either Blackpool or Ormskirk in the last eight of the competition, which will be played after the half term holidays.

The squad that represented Shuttleworth College against QEGS was: Joshua Hetherington, Jack Halstead, Jack Billington-Calvert, Declan McCluskey (captain), Bradley Ditch, Bradley Woods, Lennon Steen, Levi Ostle, Liam Gidley, Harry Kerrigan, Mason Hughes, Steven Birbeck, Dale Benson, Bailey Bowden and Harrison Yeoman.

They are pictured top right (s).

Shuttleworth’s Under 13s also earned football success as the inclusive mixed team sealed their place at this year’s new-look SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals.

The team competed against four schools from Burnley to finish in first place, and will progress to the Winter Games, where the pupils will compete against others from across the county.

The SPAR Lancashire School Games is organised by Lancashire Sport Partnership’s Lancashire Organising Committee (LOC) and sponsored by James Hall & Company Ltd, the SPAR distributors for the North of England.

Building on the success of last year, the games take on a different format in 2013 with the Winter Games taking place on March 19th, the Swim Gala on May 15th and the Summer Games on July 2nd.

Around 3,200 primary and secondary pupils from across the county are expected to take part in the events which are part of the national £128m School Games programme, aimed at motivating and inspiring millions of youngsters to take part in competitive school sport.

To get to the Winter Games, Shuttleworth College competed internally at Level 1, before taking part in Level 2 events in district inter-school competitions.

Richard Varey, chair of the Lancashire School Games organising committee and Burnley’s Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College Head Teacher, said: “A big well done to all the pupils who have taken part in this year’s Level 1 and 2 competitions, and congratulations to Shuttleworth College for getting through to the finals.

“This year’s SPAR Lancashire School Games is designed to build on the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games and offer completely inclusive sports to make sure every youngster has an opportunity to compete.

“We are really looking forward to the Winter Games and hope teachers, parents, grandparents and family friends come and cheer their teams on too.”

The SPAR Lancashire Winter and Summer School Games will take place at Stanley Park in Blackpool.

The Shuttleworth College team is pictured bottom right (s).

• READSTONE United Under 10s Yellows were unlucky to concede a last minute goal in a thrilling 5-5 draw against Earby Town Juniors.

Two-goal hero Owen Parker was man of the match, and Charlie Nowell added two, with Sonny Edmundson also scoring.

Readstone Under 10s Blue had an exciting 1-1 draw with Belvedere Juniors.

Josh Elliott scored the goal with Josh Waddington winning the man of the match award.

Readstone Under 11s Yellow progressed to the the Semi-Finals of the Consolation Cup after an excellent 3-1 victory over Rosegrove Juniors.

The goal scorers were Cade Leonard, Harry Burrows and Alasdair Moir. James Bridge was named star man.