Reserves hit eight past Caddington
Royston Town Reserves 8 Caddington Reserves 1 FOUR goals for Jamie Morriss and three from Mark Wright kept Royston's reserves on top of Division Two East as the Crows hit eight goals for the third time this season. It was the Crows first home tie since N
Royston Town Reserves 8 Caddington Reserves 1
FOUR goals for Jamie Morriss and three from Mark Wright kept Royston's reserves on top of Division Two East as the Crows hit eight goals for the third time this season.
It was the Crows' first home tie since November 1 and the team put on brilliant display to warm up the few dedicated Royston fans that had made the journey down to a cold Garden Walk.
Graham Tibbals opened the floodgates with a fine swerving shot from just outside the area early on and winger Morris, so often the provider for his teammates, showed his potential in front of goal by scoring a fine brace of well taken goals to put Town 3-0 up at half time.
The second half started in much the same fashion with Morriss extending the home side's lead but Royston's superiority clearly began to frustrate their opponents.
The visitors made several hard challenges and one of which led to the withdrawal of Royston's Mike Debham with an ankle injury before Aaron Welch was also taken off following a bad tackle.
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Despite these distractions Royston kept up the pressure on Caddington and extended their lead with two goals from Wright, before the visitors scored a consolation.
Wright grabbed another to complete his hat trick but the day really belonged to Morriss who snatched his fourth minutes before the final whistle.
Assistant manager John Bloss said: "Once again the lads set about the task in hand with viguor.
"Mark wright is talking about the chances he missed rather than the hat trick he scored and that just sums up the whole attitude of the club at the moment.
"All three senior sides are well placed in their leagues with players coming back from injury so things look good for the New Year.