Scarborough RUFC suffer defeat on the road at Moortown
Scarborough RUFC suffered a 35-24 defeat on the road at Moortown in North One East.
Jack Hughes' try edged Moortown into a 7-3 lead before a Tom Ratcliffe penalty narrowed the deficit to 7-3.
That soon became 12-3, Tom Moorby crashing over for the hosts.
Again Scarborough battled back, debutant Sam Jackson diving over and Ratcliffe converting for 12-10.
Back came the hosts again, Gary Smith adding another try before Luke Brown responded for Scarborough for a 19-17 scoreline.
Moortown's lead was extended to 24-17 heading in at half-time, Eddie Crossland scoring before he missed his conversion.
Moorby's second try after the break pushed the home side's advantage out to 29-17 before a penalty and a drop-goal made it 35-17.
Jordan Holloway's late try, which was converted, wrapped things up at 35-24 to Moortown.