YOUTH FOOTBALL: Barrowby Sharks attack in final home match

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Grantham Youth League


Barrowby Sharks 5

Navenby 2

Barrowby’s final home game saw their first victory of the season.

Harry Pretty game them the lead from a penalty and Barry Harrison slotted home to double the tally, before Pretty added his second.

An Aiden Toulson own goal reduced Navenby’s deficit but he redeemed himself when he fired in the goal of the game to make it 4-1.

Navenby pulled a second goal back but man-of-the-match Pretty completed his hat trick to seal victory.

Barrowby: Ward, Pretty, Toulson, Birkinshaw, Gray, Rudcenko, Macleod, Harrison, Harper.

Colsterworth 3

Great Ponton 2

Colsterworth took the lead midway through the first half and quickly added a second in this top of the table clash.

Ponton missed a couple of chances just before the break , before Colsterworth added a third to seemingly clinch the points.

Ponton had other ideas and a long range strike from Josh Crane and a clinical strike from man-of-the-match Joseph De’Ath reduced the arrears.


Leasingham 1

Gonerby 13

Gonerby dominated with Bramley and Baker bagging two apiece and Rowley and Coates made it 6-0 at half time.

Bramley completed his hat trick and man-of-the-match Baker added another three to his tally, with Hardy, Grieh and Nowak also on the scoresheet. Leasingham scored late on.

Gonerby: Baker, Bramley, Burridge, Coates, Grieh, Hardy, Nowak, Rowley, Williamson.

Mid Lincs League

Under-12 League Cup semi-final

Barrowby Lions 8

Louth Old Boys 1

Barrowby found themselves a goal down early on but Foister equalised immediately and Cullen put them in front. Sam Wright made it 3-1 at half time.

Lions skipper Evans bagged a brace, Wright scored again and Foister completed his hat trick.

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


Long Bennington 7

Hykeham Tigers 1

A clever Jack Marshall lob gave Bennington the perfect start and a Jack Coulson free kick doubled the lead.

Tigers pulled one back but Jack Traves restored the two goal cushion. Iwan Evans made it 4-1 at half time.

Evans headed in a second after the break and James Baker chipped number six. Alfie Terry completed the rout.

Man of the match was Tom Horton.

Bennington: Panchmatia, Patton, Horton, Durham, Traves, Terry, Coulson, Evans, Picker, T. Baker, Marshall, J. Baker.


Woodhall Spa United 2

Great Ponton 2

A lacklustre first half performance from Ponton saw Woodhall take the lead from a speculative free kick.

Ponton dominated in the second half and Charlie Copley scored a brilliant individual goal to equalise. But Woodhall broke away and scored the winner their efforts deserved.

Man of the match went to keeper Jake Cook, defender Harry Willett and captain Conor O’Leary.

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

Newark League

Under-12 Cup semi-final

Farndon 1

Gonerby 1

(Farndon won on penalties)

Following a goalless first half, Gonerby went behind.

Bramley went close before Meffen played him in again and he levelled the scores.

The game went to penalties, with Farndon holding their nerve to scrape through to the final.


North Lindum 1

Barrowby 5

Will Barron put Barrowby in front and Oliver Reid fired in a second.

Sam Evans scored a third after the break and Reid bagged his second. Ian Goode slotted home Barrowby’s fifth. Lindum scored late.

MoM: Olly Hayward.

Louth Old Boys 3

Barrowby 4

Barrowby went behind before Oliver Reid levelled.

Barrowby took the lead after the break through Kyle Scott, and Ross Hollingworth fired in a third. Louth pulled two back to level but Ian Goode hit the winner in the last minute.

Cleethorpes Town Titans 1

Barrowby 4

Unbeaten Titans took the lead but an own goal levelled the game. Oliver Reid put Barrowby ahead and Ian Goode made it 3-1 from the spot, before adding the visitors’ fourth.