Kevin Keen's under 17s travelled to table toppers Southampton to earn a 3-2 victory with goals from Liam White with a header, David Shaw in his first appearance of the season after coming back from cruciate ligament damage, and Tony Stokes after a cleverly worked free kick.
Says Kevin "We competed very well and I am proud of the boys"
Tony Carrs under 19s travelled to Ipswich, earning a 3-1 victory via goals from Marce Collington, Mark Noble, a late strike from Greg Pearson.
Says Tony "It is always tough there but the victory was fully deserved.
"We could have won by more if we had converted a higher ratio of chances and if have one small criticism it is that the finishing could improve."
Southampton (1)2 v West Ham United (1)3
Hammers: Reed; Andrews, Henry, White, Tomkins, Shaw (Allen 75m),
Reid, Brady (Kemal 10m), Cowley, Stokes, Welsh. Subs not used:
Goalscorers: White (15m), Shaw (60m), Stokes (75m).
Ipswich Town (0)1 v West Ham United (1)3
Hammers: Behcet; McClenahan, Tattam, Parrington, Laws, Noble,
Wright, Bunce, Pearson, Collington (Lumsden 80m), Cohen. Subs not
used: Davidson, Tucker.
Goalscorers: Collington (20m), Noble (54m), Pearson (89m).