Kavanagh hits third hat-trick

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Martin Kavanagh scored his third hat-trick of the season as Milton Keynes 2nds crushed sorry Ramgarhia 8-0 on Sunday.

The result came just 24 hours after a 2-1 defeat on the road at Newbury and Thatcham.

Gifting the home side two goals, Callum Clarke pulled one back in the defeat.

But on Sunday, they swept aside Ramgarhia, with teenage winger Eric Watkins firing MK into an early lead.

It wasn’t long before MK doubled their advantage. Striker Clarke scored his third drag flick in as many games to put MK 2-0 up.

Ramgarhia didn’t know what had hit them and it wasn’t long before Kavanagh grabbed a quickfire hat-trick to leave the visitors toiling.

The first came via a cheeky deflection from an acute angle outside the post.

His second and the home side’s fourth was a simple tap in at the back post minutes later.

Kavanagh made it 5-0 and completed his hat-trick with a neat turn and strike that gave the keeper no chance.

MK weren’t finished yet though, as Doug Spencer slotted home from a short corner to make it 6-0 at the break.

A shell-shocked Ramgarhia put up more of a fight in the second half but despite taking their foot off the gas, the home side still added a seventh with five minutes of time remaining.

Midfielder Mark Sibson smashed the ball into the roof of the net after a short corner broke down to make it a magnificent seven.

Milton Keynes captain Dave Breuilly’s deft deflection into the bottom corner not only finished the rout but was also the final touch of the game.