SATURDAY LEAGUE: McGough hammers hat-trick in Pier Reserves win

Sherburn's Paul Mills on the ball. Picture by Steve Lilly.
Sherburn's Paul Mills on the ball. Picture by Steve Lilly.

Player-boss Johnny McGough smashed in a hat-trick as he put in a rare appearance for his depleted West Pier Reserves side who won 6-1 at Ayton Reserves.

Veteran stand-in striker McGough bagged an early brace to hand his side a 2-0 lead.

They were 3-0 up at the break, Jason Prosser also scoring.

Dave Phillips scored for Ayton after good work from Richard Howes down their right flank to make it 3-1, but Pier roared back to regain control.

Their win was wrapped up by a Mikey Anderson strike, McGough's third which found the net via a deflection, and a Dave Crawford goal.

Ayton were reduced to eight men after three of their players were sent off.

Nicko Dunn and Luke Dunn were sent off for using foul and abusive language, while Howes saw red after a late challenge.

Jack Brown and Brad Atkinson both shone for Pier, while 37-year-old stand-in striker McGough sealed the man of the match honours.

Scalby Reserves pulled off a huge upset as they beat Edgehill 3rds 4-3.

Edgehill led 2-0 before a Lee Dennis own goal from Chris Bint's corner made it 2-1 at the break.

Taylor Jordan's strike after the break levelled the game up before Luke Beaver headed in to put Andy Thorpe's side 3-2 up.

Edgehill hit back to level matters up at 3-3, but Jordan's second then handed the Otters a lead 4-3 lead.

Hosts Edgehill had the perfect chance to nick a point at the end when Jacob Monkman gave away a penalty.

Keeper Josh Bowmaker superbly saved Lee Cappleman's penalty to seal his side a dramatic win.

Simon Robson, Martin Jenkinson and Kyle O'Toole scored for Edgehill, for whom nobody stood out.

Brandon Catherall was Scalby's man of the match.

Edgehill Reserves cruised to a 7-0 win at Newlands Reserves.

Phil Wallace's side led 1-0 at the break after Jon Cairns' goal.

They then pulled away after the break, Ryan Link hitting two, Carl Hepples, Oli Parker, Benny Davis and Robbie Scarborough all scoring to wrap up the win.

Wallace singled out the efforts of midfielder Ryan Link.

Seamer Reserves won 2-1 at Filey Town Reserves.

Nick Hegarty and Sam Walker grabbed the goals for Craig Love's side.

Walker was the man of the match after a tireless display.

Itis Itis Rovers continued their dominant start to the Division Two campaign with an 8-2 win at Ayton, their seventh win from seven games.

Ryan Matson banged in a first-half hat-trick for the victors, while Callum Myers hit two and Curtis Rose, Sam Pickard and Liam Vasey all got their names on the scoresheet.

Ayton's goals came courtesy of Tyler Beck and Tom Varey, while Tim Hick and Tom Clarke were their star men.

Snainton picked up an impressive 9-0 win against Falsgrave Athletic.

Liam Cummings and Sam Turner both smashed in a hat-trick apiece, while the other goals for Andy Holt's side came from Ryan Collins, Jay Macauley and Kieran McClean.

Centre-back Jack Heelas was Snainton's star man.

FC Rosette grabbed maximum points from their home game against Fishburn Park Reserves after a 3-2 success.

Goals from Al Wray and Dane Robinson handed Rosette a 2-0 lead, Ste Hartas finding the back of the net for Park to reduce their arrears heading into half-time.

Wray smashed in his second and Rosette's third, and despite a Fin Morris pen making it 3-2, the hosts held on to the win.

Wray, Robinson and keeper Jonny Frame shone for Rosette, while Dan Shackleton impressed for Park.

Goldsborough United claimed an impressive 4-1 win on the road at Sherburn.

Simon Taylor hit two for Mike Dent's side, while Ben Watson and Lee Brennan also found the back of the net for United.

Billy Welford was the man of the match for Goldsborough.

Sherburn's goal came via a Kurt Williamson strike.