Saturday League: League reports - Barker bags five as Pier Reserves run riot at Ayton

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Mikey Barker scored five from the bench for Pier Reserves, while Seamer picked up a much-needed win against Falsgrave.


SEAMER 3 (Clough 2, Sweeting) FALSGRAVE 1

Matty Dawson’s Seamer side picked up maximum points on a difficult afternoon at home against Falsgrave.

The teams held a minutes silence before the encounter in memory of Seamer player Dan Layton who tragically passed away recently.

Seamer managed to start the game strongly and led through Darren Clough’s left-foot strike.

Falsgrave levelled from a header, but the home side led at the break after Clough netted again.

The points were wrapped up in the second half when Matty Forsyth crossed for Sam Sweeting to seal the points for Dawson’s men.


EDGEHILL RESERVES 10 (G Hepples 3, Dennis 2, Prosser, Pickles, Bell, Ferrey, OG) UNITED SPORTS BAR 1 (Rackham)

Edgehill bagged nine second-half goals to brush aside division two title rivals United Sports Bar.

Danny I’Anson’s Edgehill led 1-0 at half-time following Lee Dennis’ strike, and Dennis netted a second after the interval to add to Edgehill’s tally.

Man of the match Gary Hepples fired in a hat-trick and there were goals for Jason Prosser, Tony Pickles, Dave Bell, Martyn Ferrey and an own goal.

Craig Rackham bagged a late consolation for USB.


Division two champions Filey Town Reserves continued their difficult season as they were dismantled by relegation candidates Rillington Athletic.

Athletic did their chances of staying in division two no harm after this 7-0 success.


Newlands Reserves failed to raise a side for their trip to Sleights.


AYTON RESERVES 3 (White, Stubbings pen, Craven) WEST PIER RESERVES 12 (Barker 5, Weetman 3, Ledden 2, Atkinson 2)

Mikey Barker netted five goals in 35 minutes to hand West Pier Reserves a comprehensive 12-3 win at Ayton Reserves.

Ayton led after Corey White found the target, but goals from James Ledden and Chris Weetman handed Pier a 2-1 lead at the break.

Martin Atkinson swept in to make it 3-1, but a Tyson Stubbings penalty kept Ayton keen.

Pier weren’t to be denied and switched up a gear to smash their way to a 10-2 lead.

Substitute Barker bagged five from the bench while Weetman netted another two to complete his hat-trick and Martin Atkinson got his second.

Mark Craven grabbed a late consolation but the damage was done.

Atkinson shone in Pier’s midfield.


Commercial were grateful to their keeper Michael Hernandez after his man of the match performance helped them to a 2-1 win at home to Cayton Reserves.

Two lobs from Mikey Day put Commercial in the driving seat, but Cayton hit back on the hour-mark.

The away side scented a chance of getting a leveller and peppered the Commercial goal, but Hernandez was in scintillating form between the sticks and kept them at bay.