Super K focus on getting back into winning form
Kello Rovers will be hoping things can only get better in 2019 after a 5-3 defeat away to WhitlettsVictoria.
Both teams had chances and it was the visitors who took the lead after 31 minutes when Ally Smith was brought down by Paul Millar in the box. Ross Costello made no mistake from the spot.
But two minutes later, Vics were level. Isaac Kerr picked out Thomas Donovan and the little strikers deft volley over the keeper gave Ryan Dunsmuir no chance.
On 41 minutes Kello retook the lead when Smith outpaced Raymond Buchanan down the left and his low cross across the face of goal was turned into his own net by Isaac Kerr.
But yet again the visitors couldn’t hold onto their lead and in the 44th minute Vics were back on level terms.
From Louis Kerr’s corner kick, the smallest player on the park, Donovan rose above everyone at the front post to head home the equaliser.
On the hour mark Whitletts went ahead when Adam Forsyth’s pass released Donovan who scored his hat trick.
Eight minutes later , Vics scored a fourth with Forsyth getting on the scoresheet.
Kello got a foothold in the game when Mitchell Ewing rifled the ball high past Fraser into the net from 25 yards.
But once again, within minutes of scoring, Kello conceded and Paul Millar rounded off the scoring.
There was still time for Kello defender Sean Bennie to receive a second yellow card to reduce the visitors to 10 men.