SPALDING TOWN 3 WYBERTON RES 3: TOWN keeper Brendan Taylor was among the goals in this Boston and District League Division One thriller on Saturday.
Taylor struck on three minutes, as his big kick up field caught the wind and bounced in. Wyberton soon levelled in what proved an even clash.
Spalding re-took the lead before the interval with a 25-yard Paddy Jones effort, only for two quick goals after the interval to put the away side ahead 3-2. Town weren’t done though, as a late Cherry Cooly strike earned them a draw.
FC INTER 1
LONG SUTTON ATH 5
MAN-OF-THE-MATCH Jake Clitheroe struck twice as the Magpies came from behind with a five-star showing.
Inter grabbed an early lead in the Peterborough League Division One tussle, only for Matty Radeloff to level from 12 yards. Matt Cawthorn then put Sutton ahead with a powerful 20-yard strike.
Cawthorn got his second from the spot – following an Inter red card – before Clitheroe made the points safe with a late double.
ST HELENS 2
TOM Panton and Jake Mason both hit hat-tricks as Cowbit roared into the next round of the Lincs Cup on Sunday.
The first goal went to Panton, before player/boss Steve Mastin got in on the act. Mastin made it three, while Panton and Mason made it five after St Helens pulled one back.
In a rain-hit second period Mason and Panton wrapped up their respective trebles and Jon Ball added two more on his return to the club.
Laurence Price and Danny Kingman rounded off the scoring, with Canutes waiting in the next round.
HOLBEACH UNITED U/14s 0
BARROWBY U/14s 2
HOLBEACH missed enough chances to win three games as they lost their Mid Lincs A League opener.
The young Tigers bossed the first half but went in at half time 2-0 down. In the second period they pressed for a goal but failed to find the back of the net.
BOSTON UTD DSS U/11s 4
HOLBEACH UTD U/11s 6
PLAYING their first game in the Peterborough League, Holbeach won a real thriller.
Harry Collishaw burst through to put the Tigers ahead, only for Boston to level from a scramble.Liam Sandall and Jordan Olive then struck once each to put Holbeach 3-1 up at the break.
In a rain-soaked second half Sandall added two more to complete his treble, only for Boston to battle back and make it 5-4. However, Sandall ended the fightback with his fourth to wrap up a super win.
FISHTOFT U/14s 2
YOUNG DONS U/14s 3
AFTER four years out of the Mid Lincs A League, Dons returned with a bang.
Fishtoft took an early lead, but Deacon Hempsall fired a deserved leveller before half time.
Sam Young’s super 20-yard strike made it 2-1 to the Dons after the break and they all but wrapped matters up when Hempsall notched his second. Fishtoft pulled one back, but it was too late.
PINCHBECK JUNIORS U/12s 4
WISBECH ST MARY U/12s 2
PINCHBECK showed great determination in their final pre-season fixtures.
Jacko Withers drilled home the opener, before Wisbech restored parity. Withers put United back ahead, but that lead was instantly wiped out.
Undeterred, Withers completed his hat-trick from close range before Dan Gildon wrapped up the win.
GLINTON RED U11s 1
SPALDING ATHLETIC U/11s 2
ATHLETIC got their season off to a flyer after Jack Watson’s winner.
Glinton hit the post in a goalless first half, before Joe Waumsley headed Spalding into the lead.
Glinton then got a dubious penalty, but Watson poked home the winner to round-off a superb team display.