Match Report: 8/8/18
Billingham Synthonia 2, West Allotment Celtic 3
Ebac Northern League Division 2
Billingham Synthonia: Roberts, Minter, Harrison, Weatherald, Lee(c) (Bielby), Pollock, Reader (Playforth), Garton, Wilson, Hannah, Dalton (Raby). Subs not used; Rowe, O'Hara.
West Allotment Celtic: Hodgson, Scott, Leech, Errington, Sands, Groves, Baxter, Chapim, Walker(c), Paterson, Parkinson. Subs; Martin, Mitchell, Bryan, Dunn, Berhan.
The visitors started on the front foot and after a couple of penalty appeals were turned away, they opened the scoring after 20 minutes with REGAN PATERSON from the left sending in a shot which Synners keeper Callum Roberts got a hand too, but couldn't prevent the ball from going in.
Synthonia tied the game up in the 33rd minute with a ball in from the left finding KALLUM HANNAH in front of goal who made no mistake from close range.
Half-time: Synners 1, West Allotment Celtic 1
West Allotment regained the lead in the 61st minute with PATERSON again finding the net. They then extended their advantage through MICHAEL BAXTER who sent in a great strike in the 85th minute.
Synners reduced the deficit in the 89th minute with HANNAH again on the scoresheet with a looping header over keeper Finlay Hodgson, but couldn't carve out any chances in added-on time to force an equaliser.
Full-time: Synners 2, West Allotment Celtic 3
Referee: Mr D McCarrick Assistants: J Arrowsmith, A Broadbent.