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Second division clash abandoned

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The Saturday League second division clash between Scalby and Filey Town Reserves was abandoned on Wednesday night in hugely controversial fashion.

Filey were leading 5-2 after 65 minutes when an alleged altercation on the pitch forced the early climax to the proceedings.

The game had been a thriller prior to that as well, with five goals going in during the opening five minutes.

Goals from Aaron Howard, Nathan Vernon and Jonny Hunter moved Filey three to the good.

But Scalby hit back with 16-year-old Jack South and a scorcher from Ash Townley bringing them back within one.

Filey had it wrapped up by the break though, with brothers Max and Joe Gage both registering to make it 5-2.

Youngsters South and Matty Turner both impressed for Scalby before the game was brought to an untimely conclusion.

Edgehill Reserves unbeaten run in division two came to an end when they were beaten 3-2 by struggling Cayton Corinthians.

Cayton moved two goals up through a clever Mike Brown finish and a strike from Jon Hodgson.

Edgehill showed why they had dominated the division by hitting back to level things up, JP Watson and Liam Cummings scoring the goals.

Cayton absorbed the Edgehill pressure and finally launched a counter of their own to seal the result.

Ash Durham ran the length of the field and crossed for Brown, who bagged his second and the winner.

Seventeen-year-old Josh Lewis stood out in an excellent Cayton performance.

Edgehill maintained the pressure on first division leaders Newlands Park when they won 3-0 against Seamer Sports.

Edgehill took full control of the proceedings, but they failed to make the breakthrough in the opening period.

A Ricky Greening double and a strike from Danny Collins made sure of the points after the interval.

Midfielder Kieran Link was man of the match for the victors.

An understrength Filey Town side bagged a 2-0 success against Eastfield.

Filey, who started the game with nine men, opened the scoring through Maciej Kapynski and Liam Sugden made sure.

Everyone gave their all for Filey, while Aidan Thomas impressed for Eastfield.

Athletico 2b were denied the chance to seal the third division title as their game was called off on Oliver’s Mount due to fog.

Ayton Reserves were informed of the postponement, but Athletico boss Nick David and the referee were not.

 

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