YOUTH FOOTBALL: Great Ponton go top of the league

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Mid Lincs League

Under-16B

Greenbank 0

Great Ponton 4

Great Ponton hit top of the league with a workman-like performance against a physical Greenbank side.

The home keeper was soon in action, saving well from Charlie Copley, Macauley Hughes and Brendan Dixon. A good strike from Josh Brain was also dealt with well.

The deadlock was broken when Hughes burst through from a wide position and hit home. Ponton striker Copley beat the offside trap and doubled the lead clinically.

The visitors went 3-0 up when defender Oliver Hutchinson unleashed a rocket shot from 18 yards.

Into the second half, Greenbank battled hard but Ponton were unrelenting and added a fourth goal when striker Elliot Hutchinson turned in the area and struck home.

Man of the match was shared between Oliver Hutchinson, Elliot Hutchinson and defender Harry Willett.

Ponton: Cook, Willett, O. Hutchinson, J. Hutchinson, E. Hutchinson, Dixon, Allen, Rawding, O’Leary (c), Copley, Hughes, Brain, Cornish.

Under-12A

Barrowby Lions 3

Fishtoft 1

Barrowby Lions finished the year with a win against a strong team from Boston .

They went in a goal to the good at half time thanks to Sam Wright. Corey Evans scored the second and set up number three for Dominic Foister to make the game safe.

Fishtoft scored a consolation goal in the last minute with a brilliant volley.

Barrowby: Read, Evans, Wright, Hands, Foister, Cullen, Fedorson, French,Edwards, Johnson, Cooper, Down.