WINDSOR Under 18s recorded a first win in the National League Alliance this season after a 2-1 victory over Maidenhead United on Friday.

The young stars are new to Section E this term and have had to travel away from home for their first three fixtures, but have still managed four points to stand eighth in the league table.

A goal from striker Joe Zemaitis gave Windsor the lead at Stag Meadow, but Bradley Teetch levelled the scores for the visitors before the half-time interval.

The winner came from midfielder Connor Shingleston nine minutes after the break, and coach Jack Porter is relieved to have recorded a league victory.

He told the Observer: “Finally we’ve got there. It’s fourth time lucky but it was really positive.

“Going forward we were fantastic in certain spells of the game and it could have been two or three more because we had some very good chances.

VIDEO: Jack Porter reacts to the 2-1 victory over BCA Maidenhead United in the National League Alliance.

“But all in all, we wanted to finish the week on a high and make sure we got the three points, which we did.

“We knew that we had the quality in the group to go and hurt them, and the only disappointment at half time was that we conceded a goal.

“We nearly replied straight away with a great chance for Sam Phelps in a really good move and that would have been a great first-half performance, but it was a positive talk with just one or two things to iron out.

“We reacted and came out in the second half and did really well. We got the goal that we wanted and just managed the performance from then on.”

Porter continued: “Although it got a little scrappy towards the end that was just down to the fact that we didn’t kill the game off earlier.

“I still thought all the subs that came on for us gave a really positive impact, so they should be really pleased with their performance as well.”

Commenting on the first win, he said: “We would have liked to have had it a little bit earlier but four points from four games is not the worst start when you’re coming into a new division.

“We’re still a young group with a lot of new players mixed into it, but the more pleasing thing is this is the first home game we have had and we’ve won.

“We’ve had to go to three away games and that’s never easy, but to get up and running with three points in the first home game, hopefully lifts us and keeps us ticking on going forward.”

Porter added: “We will take it game by game as it would have been naive of us to come into a new division and say we want to do this or that.

“We wanted to find our feet a little bit in the league and we’re slowly doing that now.

“As long as we keep the consistency levels high there’s no reason why we can’t have a very good season, and that's not just in the league but cup competitions as well.

"We have to take it game by game but hopefully once we keep on getting these positives results it will lift everyone and we can achieve whatever we want to."

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