FOOTBALL: Sleaford Town Reserves enjoy comfortable win away

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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It was business as usual at the top of the Balcan Lighting Supplies Lincolnshire League, with all the top three enjoying victories in the latest round of matches.

Meanwhile, Sleaford Town came back from behind to seal victory at home to Harrowby United Reserves, whilst Lincoln Moorlands wiped out a two-goal deficit to clinch a point against Nettleham.

The game between Lincoln-based Ruston Sports and Sleaford Sports Amateurs was abandoned after 67 minutes due to a serious injury suffered by a Rustons player.

Leaders Skegness Town grabbed three points at CGB Humbertherm, with second placed Hykeham Town keeping the pressure on with a comfortable victory over Horncastle Town.

Third placed Grimsby Borough Reserves registered another clean sheet as they claimed three points at home to Wyberton.

In the local derby at Market Rasen Town’s Rase Park, Louth Town edged out their neighbours, while Immingham Town won a five-goal thriller against Brigg Town Reserves.

Harrowby United Reserves 1

Sleaford Town Reserves 5

Sleaford Town’s second string had to come back from behind to clinch the spoils at their Harrowby United counterparts.

Louis Bland gave the home side the lead after just two minutes.

But an Eddie Davies hat-trick and further goals from Corey Newman and Alan Forwood turned the game on its head.

The result lifted the Eslaforde Park outfit to 12th place in the table.

Ruston Sports 2

Sleaford Sports Amateurs 3

(abandoned after 67 minutes)

A serious injury to a Rustons player led to this match being abandoned midway through the second half.

Sleaford were leading 3-2 at the time, thanks to goals from Sebastian Firman, Liam Tunstall and Nathan Thompson.

Ashley Woodhall and Liam Barker had been on target for the home side.

Results: CGB Humbertherm 0 Skegness Town 4; Lincoln Moorlands Railway 2 Nettleham 2; Grimsby Borough Reserves 1 Wyberton 0; Harrowby United Reserves 1 Sleaford Town Reserves 5; Hykeham Town 5 Horncastle Town 2; Immingham Town 3 Brigg Town Reserves 2; Market Rasen Town 1 Louth Town 3; Ruston Sports 2 Sleaford Sports Amateurs 3 (abandoned after 67 minutes).