YOUTH FOOTBALL: Great Ponton begin with a win

An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22
An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22
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Mid-Lincs League

Under-17A

Welton 1 Great Ponton 6

Great Ponton started their league campaign by storming into an early lead when skipper Adam Gait hit home from 20 yards.

Macauley Hughes doubled the lead from 25 yards and Nathan Ford-Paid burst through the Welton defence to make it 3-0. Gait added a fourth before half time.

Welton fought hard after the break and pulled a goal back, but it was nullified by Ponton striker Charlie Copley.

Ford-Pain slotted home a sixth to seal victory.

MoM: Gait, Brendan Dixon, Josh Brain, Hughes. Others: Cook, Renshaw, Doughton, Miles, Rawding, Copley, Ford-Pain, Moffat, McDonald.

Under-13

Great Ponton 3 Welton 2

Ponton took the lead through Kye Hull but found themselves level before half time.

Man-of-the-match Hull restored Ponton’s lead, but Welton replied once again.

Marshall Bancroft scored a stunner to give Ponton all three points.

Ponton: Musgrove, Sharman, Hare, Angeloni, Short, Chappell, Kielczewski, Evans, Okoth, Naylor, Bowen, Bancroft, Hull.

Under-12

Pointon 3 Spilsby 2

Pointon gifted Spilsby an early goal but levelled through Colby. The home side went into half time 2-1 down when Spilsby scored on the break.

Man-of-the-match Colby brought his side level once more before Ben Dudley converted the winner.

Newark League

Under-13

Gonerby 5

Grantham Flames 2

Gonerby took the lead after an unfortunate own goal by the Flames, then Coates doubled the lead with a powerful finish from a superb long ball from Hardy.

Stewardson made several good saves to deny the Flames, but Jefferson continued his great form, beating two players before a cool finish. Jefferson scored yet another before the break.

Baker made it five with a fine finish from a tight angle, but Flames showed real character, fighting back to grab two well deserved goals in the last 10 minutes.

Gonerby MoM: Stewardson.

Gonerby: Baker, Blanchard, Bramley, Coates, French, Gascoyne, Grieh, Hardy, Jefferson, Lima, Mcnulty, Meffen, Robson, Stewardson, Williamson.