Second-half goals propel Tadcaster Albion to Welfare triumph

Second-half goals propel Tadcaster Albion to Welfare triumph

Second-half goals propel Tadcaster Albion to Welfare triumph

First published in Sport

FOUR second-half goals kept Tadcaster Albion on the tails of the early premier division pacesetters in the Northern Counties East League.

The Brewers were locked at 1-1 at home to Glasshoughton Welfare on Saturday, with Josh Barrett's 11th-minute opener cancelled out by Welfare's Blaine Kellett seven minutes before the break.

However, the Ings Lane hosts ran out 5-1 victors thanks to strikes by Josh Greening, Callum Ward, Danny Critchlow and Barrett.

Pickering Town were hit for six at Shaw Lane Aquaforce, who won 6-0 with goals from Shane Kelsey (2), Matt Thornhill, Joe Thornton (2) and Alex Callery.

In division one, Selby Town suffered their first defeat of the campaign as they went down 3-1 at Pontefract Collieries.

Dane Mortimer's 35th minute goal ensured the Robins went in level at the break after Craig Rouse's 25th minute opener.

However, Collieries took the points thanks to second half goals from Jonathan Mwembie and Matthew Marsden.

Knaresborough Town grabbed a 2-2 draw with Dronfield Town courtesy of Graham Whitehead's 87th minute goal.

Joel Freeston had given the home side a first minute lead, but Dronfield hit back to lead on the half hour with efforts from Jonny Pugh and Nick Horsfield.

On-loan Hull City striker Jonathan Margetts and James Walshaw netted for Harrogate Town in a 2-2 draw with Barrow in Conference North at Wetherby Road.

Former York City player Jimmy Beadle scored twice as Scarborough Athletic came from 2-0 down to beat New Mills in Evo-Stik League division one north.

Daniel Shaw and Ryan Hopper put the visitors 2-0 up in the first 24 minutes, but Beadle pulled a goal back on 44 minutes and netted a penalty on half-time.

Gary Bradshaw grabbed the winner in the 90th-minute.

Harrogate Railway Athletic were thrashed 6-1 at Droylsden, after taking the lead through Ryan Sharrocks.

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