Match Report: 23/9/2020
Billingham Synthonia 5, Esh Winning 0
Ebac Northern League Division 2
Billingham Synthonia: Dawson, Johnson, S Howes, Bielby, Rowe (Croft), Bailey, Garton, Scaife-Wheatley (C), Chapman (Gnaglo), Jackson, K Howes (Dixon). Unused Sub; Ward.
Esh Winning: Orton, Stoker (C), Stephenson, Banki (Steele), Soulsby, McMahon, Lilley, Donaldson (Goundry), McLean, North, Boakes (Mcleod). Unused Subs; Fish, Swift.
Billingham took an early lead when in the 3rd minute Ben Jackson made a mazy run into the box and sent the ball goalward where KURTIS HOWES saw the ball into the net on the goal line.
Synners extended their lead in the 15th minute with JOE SCAIFE-WHEATLEY striking an in-swinging corner from the right which sailed into the far side of the net over defenders and ex-Synners keeper Tom Orton.
Synthonia continued to make chances as Danny Chapman played to Ben Bielby who shot just past the post. A third though came in the 39th minute when Jackson fed KURTIS HOWES on the left and he ran at the full back before sending a great strike over Orton and in.
A fourth came in first half stoppage time as BEN JACKSON made a run from right to left in the box and finished well.
Half-time: Synners 4, Esh Winning 0
Synthonia added a fifth in the 59th minute when Jackson made a run into the penalty area and saw a shot parried by Orton, but KURTIS HOWES was there to fire in the rebound into the net to claim his hat-trick.
Full-time: Synners 5, Esh Winning 0
Referee: C Steadman, Assistants: A Hewitt, F Malton.