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Sport in brief
12:26pm Thursday 26th September 2013 in Sport
SPORT IN BRIEF TENNIS: There was were reasons for Studley and Redditch HDA to celebrate at the South Warwickshire Summer League annual presentation evening.
All divisional and cup winners were presented with their trophies, with Studley’s B and C teams handed the silverware for topping Divisions Two and Five respectively.
HDA B won the fair play accolace and the the club’s juniors were given the Leauge Cup.
All the awards were presented by Warwickshire LTA Secretary and Chairman of the League Tony Eskew, who stated that after an absence of two years, new sponsors would shortly be announced for the 2014 season.
FOOTBALL: Headless Cross keeper Callum Monaghan is hoping he’s started on path to becoming a professional footballer after signing for League One side Walsall’s youth academy.
The nine-year-old has put pen to paper at the Saddlers after impressive performances for Headless Cross under-10s.
Despite being a staunch Aston Villa fan, he turned down the chance to represent the Claret and Blue because he felt he would play more for the Saddlers.
Academy matches are played on a Sunday at St Thomas More School and teams play in the Football League Youth Alliance North West Division.
JUNIOR FOOTBALL: Alvechurch Under-15’s securd an excellent 5-1 win over Coldland Colts in the Central Warwickshire League.
George Morris and Josh Martin soon gave the Church a 2-0 lead but Coldlands clawed a goal back, while central defender Adam Sharp was off the pitch receiving treatment.
Martin added a second goal on the stroke of half-time.
Church went onto seal victory with substitute Heath Ellis-Moyes coming on to slot home a late brace of goals.
The margin of victory would have been wider but Cameron Gibbs and Ed Davies both hit the crossbar.
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