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Wins for Whites, Nettleham and Sports as division goes goal crazy

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: September 06, 2012

Winner: Sleaford Town Reserves' Luke Hollingworth scored the only goal against Boston United Reserves

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There were goals galore in the Sills and Betteridge Lincolnshire League.

Top scorers were Cleethorpes Town Reserves, who climbed up to sixth place with a 12-0 drubbing of new boys Boston Town Reserves.

Brody Robertson led the way with six goals on a day that the Poachers will be hoping to forget.

Early league leaders Skegness United also hit double figures with last season's golden boot award winner Kurt Crossley helping himself to five against Grimsby Borough Reserves at Wainfleet Road.

Heckington United were on the receiving end of a 7-2 scoreline when they entertained Gainsborough Town at Howell Road, while Nettleham maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with victory at CGB Humbertherm.

Lincoln United Reserves had five scorers at home to Louth Town's second string, while Ruston Sports hit four past Horncastle Town.

Skegness Town sit on the shoulder of their neighbours United at the league's summit following their 4-1 win over Hykeham Town.

Luke Hollingworth was Sleaford Town Reserves' goal hero as he notched the only goal of the game against Boston United Reserves at Eslaforde Park.

Lincoln United Reserves....... 5 Louth Town Reserves.......... 0

Lincoln United's second string shared out the goals when they welcomed their Louth Town counterparts to Ashby Avenue.

Lee Pickering, Lloyd Freeman, Shaun Booth, Craig Leverett and Luke Shipman were all on target as they romped home 5-0.

CGB Humbertherm.............. 0

Nettleham.......................... 3

There were goals for Jack Darby, Jonathan Drabble and Joshua Bowden as the Nettles stung early pacesetters CGB Humbertherm at Fulstow.

The resulted lifted Nettleham to third, one place above the Therm in the table.

Heckington United.............. 2

Gainsborough Town............. 7

Craig Lill hit five goals for Gainsborough Town at Heckington and Joshua Nicholls chipped in with a brace as the new boys recorded their first win of the season.

Sam Greenwood and Michael Musson scored United's consolation goals.

Ruston Sports.....................4

Horncastle Town..................1

Gavin Mackie continued his good start to the season with two more goals for Ruston Sports in their victory over Horncastle.

Tom Butcher and Alex Knibbs also netted for Sports, who climbed to seventh in the table as a result of this win.

Ollie Johnson scored for the visitors.

Sleaford Town Reserves...... 1

Boston United Reserves...... 0

Luke Hollingworth scored the only goal of the game to bag three points for Sleaford Town Reserves at home to the Pilgrims' second string.

It was Sleaford's first win of the season.

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