FOOTBALL: Sleaford Town Reserves return to winning ways

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Sleaford Town Reserves got back to winning ways at the top of the Balcan Lighting Supplies Lincolnshire League.

The leaders picked up a tidy three points at second-to-bottom Market Rasen Town.

Skegness Town reclaimed the second spot from midweek occupiers Hykeham Town with a seven-goal salvo at Horncastle, while Wyberton kept up the pressure with victory by the odd goal in three over Brigg Town Reserves.

Lincoln Railway AFC secured a point at CGB Humbertherm, while a brace of goals from Gary Nimmo helped Cleethorpes Town Development Squad to three points at home to Ruston Sports.

In the Challenge Cup, Hykeham Town won narrowly at Skegness United to earn themselves a place against Sleaford Town Reserves in the final at Lincoln United’s Ashby Avenue ground on Saturday, May 7.

Market Rasen Town 0

Sleaford Town Reserves 2

Leaders Sleaford Town Reserves recorded their first league win in five when they completed a league double over Market Rasen Town at Rase Park.

Leading scorer Nathan Thompson hit his 14th of the season to help end their recent barren spell.

The visitors’ other scorer was Jasper Caudwell with his fourth league goal of the season and his first since October 24.

Results: CGB Humbertherm 1 Lincoln Railway AFC 1, Cleethorpes Town DS 3 Ruston Sports 1, Horncastle Town 0 Skegness Town 7, Market Rasen Town 0 Sleaford Town Reserves 2, Wyberton 2 Brigg Town Reserves 1. Challenge Cup: Skegness United 2 Hykeham Town 3.