BOSTON SATURDAY LEAGUE: Round-up

Wrangle's Vern Bee and Chris Grimer of Old Dons in action.
Wrangle's Vern Bee and Chris Grimer of Old Dons in action.

In the Taylors Garages Premier Division, Spilsby Town just edged out Old Leake 3-2 in a physical and competitive battle.

Scott MacKay netted twice, one from the spot, to pull his side level from 2-0 down, only for Town to grab a late winner in a contest where Old Leake’s Kane Watson and Spilsby’s Michael Hardy were both sent off.

Heckington Millers are suffering a slight wobble after their impressive start, losing 3-2 to Billinghay Athletic.

Kirton Town’s woes continued with a 4-1 defeat away at Skegness Town Reserves while Ruskington Rovers were unable to gather up enough players for their visit to Benington.

In the Taylors Peugeot Division One, Boston College remain on course for promotion folowing a 3-0 home win against Fosdyke thanks to goals from Nathan Rivett (two) and Jamie Dawson.

Leverton Sheepgate, with games in hand, still remain hot on the heels of the leaders after a 4-2 home win against Woodhall Spa United.

Nathan Rippin, Jamie Dawson (pen), Alex Lote and Bobby Smith were the matchwinners.

Sutterton conceded double figures once more when they entertained Friskney.

Greg Brown netted seven of his side’s goals in a 12-1 away win.

Chris Harker struck a hat-trick while Victor Sibert and an own goal completed the scoring.

FC Wrangle, who had five players missing for last Saturday’s visit of Old Doningtonians, never got going and the visitors took full advantage running out 3-0 winners.

Chris Wing (two) and Martin North did the damage.

In the Taylors Ford Division Two, Park United came from behind to beat Mareham United 3 - 2.

Park opened the scoring when a cross from Junior Samra somehow found its way straight into the net.

Mareham came back from this early setback, scoring two goals in a 10-minute period to sense victory, but their hopes were dashed when Park bounced back with goals from Alex Limb and captain Craig Mountain.

Two goals from Curtis Yeatman helped Railway Athletic to a 5-1 home win against Pointon Reserves, Brandon Norman, Jack Carter and Billy Shinn also on target

Northgate Olympic remain one of the form teams in the Taylors Vauxhall Division Three, following a 4-2 home win against Wyberton A.

Jason Allen hit both of the Wyberton goals.

Boston Athletic were holding Pointon A 2-2 at the interval following goals from Dan Knight and Tom Watson, but Pointon stepped up a gear after the break to win 5-2.

FC Hammers beat Spalding Harriers 5-2.

In the Main Ridge Take Away Reserve Cup, Old Dons Reserves’ player-manager Andy Barnett came off the bench to score twice as his side came from behind to book a place in the semis by beating Friskney Reserves 3-2.

Pete Colby’s brace put Friskney 2-0 up but Brandon Harker’s penalty and two finishes from the 45-year-old turned things around.

Spilsby Town Reserves made it through to the last four following a 2-0 home win against Coningsby Reserves.

Leverton Reserves, from Division Three, put up a brave fight at first division Swineshead Reserves before bowing out 6-3 after 120 minutes.

Goals from Deividas Urbsys and Daniel Fletcher has seen Leverton end the 90 minutes level at 2-2, but a red card and injury forced them to play extra-time with nine men.

Swineshead went 3-2 up, only for an own goal to level things again.

However, the Tutes added three further goals to progress.

Two goals from Joe Taylor helped ease Fishtoft Reserves through to the semi-finals following an impressive 4-2 away win at Kirton Town Reserves.

Jack Cridland and Jake Brooks grabbed the other Fishtoft goals.

The Boston Saturday Football League was saddened to hear of the passing of Pete Pell.

Pete was a well respected referee in local league football after he took up refereeing in 1969, officiating for 18 years until retiring in 1987.

He was also an official on the old Midland League from 1973.