FOOTBALL: Lincs League round-up report

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In the Balcan Lighting Supplies Lincolnshire League Supplementary Cup group matches, Market Rasen Town held Horncastle to a draw at Rase Park, whilst there were wins for Wyberton at Skegness United and Skegness Town at Ruston Sports.

Hykeham Town hit five past Lincoln Railway AFC.

There is just one unblemished start to the season remaining in the leaague after previously unbeaten CGB Humbertherm had seven goals put past them at Fulstow.

League leaders Sleaford Town Reserves made it five wins out of five and opened a six point gap at the top of the table by beating the Therm 7-1.

Brigg Town Reserves finally got league points on the board with victory at Cleethorpes.

Supplementary Cup

Market Rasen Town 0

Horncastle Town 0

Horncastle Town failed to break down an organised Market Rasen outfit at Rase Park and the game finished goalless.

The point means Horncastle are sitting top of Group C with four points from two games.

Skegness United 1

Wyberton 4

Curtis Revell opened his account for the season with a brace of goals for Wyberton at Skegness United.

Christopher Shipley and Jamie Elston were also on target as the Boston area side climbed to the top of their group.

Ruston Sports 0

Skegness Town 5

A Jordan Smith goal was all that separated these two sides at the interval.

And, despite dominating the game, the seasiders could not find a way through to double the lead until 15 minutes from the end when Miles Chamberlain shot home from close range.

McCauley Parker soon made it 3-0, before Chamberlain headed home his second.

Smith side-footed Town’s fifth goal in the 88th minute to complete the scoring.

Hykeham Town 5

Lincoln Railway AFC 0

Christopher Funnell and James Slater scored a brace of goals each as holders Hykeham began the defence of the Supplementary Cup

Funnell’s pair took his season’s tally to seven from four appearances in all competitions.

Mike Sullivan was their other scorer.

League

CGB Humbertherm 1

Sleaford Town Reserves 7

A brace of goals each for Nathan Thompson and Jac Wright helped Sleaford Town’s second string to a comfortable win at the Therm.

Thompson opened the scoring for the visitors before Wright made it 2-0 with his first, capitalising on a mistake in the home defence.

Thompson added his second before Jason Barratt made it 4-0.

Wright scored the fifth and there were further goals from Daniel McNamara and Edward Robinson as the visitors entered seventh heaven.

Jack Barker scored the Therm’s consolation goal.

Cleethorpes Development Squad 0

Brigg Town Reserves 2

Ben Brown was the Brigg goal hero as they secured their first points of the season at the Linden Homes ground, Cleethorpes.

The victory lifted the Brigg boys off the foot of the table.