The Scarborough News
Late Franks leveller secures Hunmanby a share of the
Leigh Franks’ 80th-minute effort earned Hunmanby United a share of the spoils in a keenly-contested derby match at home to Division One rivals Filey Town.
Darren Clough gave the visitors a deserved lead in the first half, firing home from 16 yards.
Clough also had further chances to increase Town’s advantage before half-time, but United hung on and they improved after the interval coming more into the game.
Town still had more opportunities with Clough having a shot cleared off the line and Ricky Tomlinson miss- ing a good headed chance, but Franks forced home a Tommy Wilson free-kick 10 minutes from time to earn a point.
Newlands Reserves boosted their Division Two title push with a 3-0 win against Seamer Reserves.
After a goalless first half, Liam Mancrief put Park ahead and a neat turn and powerful finish from Liam Buglass doubled the home side’s lead.
Jordan Mintoft’s effort sealed the victory for Joe Hakings’ team.
Duchess also boosted their push for honours with a 3-1 home success against West Pier Reserves.
An own goal put Duchess in front, though Dean Andrews levelled for Pier.
Man of the match Adam North restored Duchess’ lead and a Tom Hicks strike sealed the win.
Cayton Reserves’ new manager Damon Cook earned a winning start with a thrilling 3-2 success at fellow strugglers Snainton.
Josh Evans put the hosts in front with a fine solo effort, but Michal Szalabski levelled for Cayton before half-time.
A stunning 30-yard freekick from Lee Paterson put Cayton in front 10 minutes after the interval, then Szalabski added his second from the penalty spot after sub Tyler Hanlon had been fouled only moments after coming on.
Four minutes from time 16-year-old Regan Hewitt smashed a thumping free-kick past the Cayton keeper to give Snainton late hope, but Cook’s troops hung on for the three points crucial in their battle against the drop.
Ayton are also still looking for their first win of the season after a 4-2 defeat at Falsgrave Athletic.
Despite a bright start from the visitors, Falsgrave, led by the powerful runs of Mikey Anderson forged into a 3-0 lead by half-time, Mark Reddy scoring the first and third with an own goal wedged in between.
Matty Bywater pulled a goal back to spark Ayton into life, and when Josh Cooper, who had been a danger throughout the first half, slotted in from close range after a superb cross from Matty Bywater, it looked as if the momentum was with the away side.
But the win was sealed when Reddy completed his hat-trick, heading in after keeper Shaun Dolan had failed