Ryedale Sports Club fighting the drop after Edgehill defeat

Gazette & Herald: Ryedale Sports Club fighting the drop after Edgehill defeat Ryedale Sports Club fighting the drop after Edgehill defeat

RYEDALE Sports Club remain next to bottom in the first division of the Scarborough & District Football League after losing 5-3 to Edgehill.

Ryedale shocked their second-placed visitors by coming from behind to take the lead twice, but two goals in the last nine minutes saw them go empty-handed.

Ben David put Edgehill ahead but Ben Thompson set up Steve Stead to equalise and Sam Burns superbly set up Adam Hornby to give Ryedale the lead.

Edgehill equalised early in the second half through Ricky Greening, but Thompson scored direct from a corner to make it 3-2.

Liam Cooper equalised for Edgehill, who won the game with goals by David and Aaron Jenking.

Filey Town edged Hunmanby United in a 3-2 thriller.

James Pinder put Filey ahead and made it two from the spot after Ryan Baldry had missed a penalty at the other end.

Tom Wilson scored twice just before the interval to equalise, but Ricky Tomlinson scored with a superb header following good work by Pinder and Scott Sheldon to win it for Filey 15 minutes from time Gareth Sygroves’ first-half goal gave West Pier a 1-0 win at Westover Wasps.

Falsgrave beat Whitby Fishermen 4-2 with goals by Mikey Anderson (2), Sam Mahoney and player-manager Billy-Joe Johnson. Ian Smith and Paul Tose scored for the visitors.

In the second division, Edgehill reserves thrashed third-placed Newlands Park reserves 8-2, with Steve Coulson and John-Paul Watson both scoring hat-tricks. Luke Delve got both Newlands goals, one a penalty.

Snainton had a 5-0 win at Rillington Athletic with goals by Martin Kelly (2), Tommy Day, Shane Holt and Karl Cooper.

Cayton Corinthians drew 1-1 with Scalby, Curtis Foreman putting Cayton ahead and Mike Hartnett equalising.

Flixton lost 5-2 at home to United Sports Bar - despite scoring four of the seven goals.

The USB goals came from George Rose (2), Craig Raham and a brace of Ian Jenkinson own goals.

Jenkinson also scored at the right end to complete a hat-trick of sorts, Rob Dixon also on target for Flixton.

Third division leaders West Pier reserves lost 5-3 at home to Athletico 2B. Pier’s goals were all scored by Rob Speight - with his first hat-trick for the club. The visitors’ marksmen were Adam Stockell, Shaun Goodwin, Steve Kirkup, Chris Bowman and Damon Dale.

Ayton reserves won 3-0 at Seamer Sports reserves.

The Scarborough & District League will meet on March 5 to discuss the possibility of forming an under-21s league.

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