Scalby impress and seal the league title

SCALBY under-nines produced their best performance of the season when they defeated Scholes Park Marauders 6-1 away from home to lift the Specsavers Under-nines 6-1.

Scalby dominated and were five goals up at the break after some fine passing and moving.

Being comfortable at the interval, Scalby made wholesale changes for the second half, changing all six outfield players.

They still continued to dominate and added a further two goals.

Reuben Staveley was the top goal threat for Scalby as he ended the game with a hat-trick.

Max McNiven, David Hayward and Max Wright were also on target for the victors.

Scalby manager Gavin Avison said: “It has been a superb season and we have played some very good teams.

“I am very proud of all my players but a special mention must go to Jay Halton who has had a brilliant debut season in goal.

“The defensive qualities of Connor Avison and and Ted Edwards have given us a platform to build on while the guile of David Hayward and Liam Coulson has also been important.

“We have scored plenty of goals with Max McNiven hitting 33 and Reuben Staveley scoring 23.

Ayton Athletic under-12s had to come from a goal down to get the better of Cayton 4-2.

Cayton took an early lead but Alfie Cotterill equalised with a fine individual effort.

Cayton netted again to lead at the break but Ayton levelled through Bradley Hodgson.

Cotterill went on to complete his treble with two late goals including a penalty kick.