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TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Westwood stroll to derby day win
11:06am Monday 7th October 2013 in Sport
WESTWOOD News hit seven unanswered goals against Bradford United to move into the top half of the Division Two standings.
Westwood's first shot at goal in the opening minute was tipped out for a corner and from the resulting delivery, Josh Maguire was left with a free header to give Westwood the lead, which Steve Bryant and Ashley Styles added to before half time.
Both Maguire and Styles added to their first half efforts and a double from Charlie Powell made up the Westwood seven.
Bratton 2 Trowbridge Wanderers Reserves 3
Matt Rusling’s Trowbridge Wanderers Reserves side kept themselves in the promotion race after they came from two down to claim a 3-2 win away at a relegation-threatened Bratton.
Wanderers trailed to a double from Darren Clements, his second coming from the penalty spot, but they managed to get themselves back in the game before half-time, with Steve Jackson tapping home from a Ben Rogers corner.
Wanderers played a lot better in the second half and equalised on 60 minutes through Will Bayley, who beat three players before firing home.
With ten minutes remaining, Wanderers bagged what proved to be the winner as Rogers set up Bayley to score his second of the game.
The winners were denied a fourth late on when Jack Heard had a goal ruled out for offside.
Lacock FC 2 The Fleece FC 1
With Trowbridge Town Reserves losing, Lacock find themselves top of the Division Two table after a 2-1 home win over the Fleece.
Stuart Tutty gave Lacock the lead, which was doubled when the unfortunate Matt Hall put through his own net.
Dan Thorne reduced the deficit prior to half time and after the break, Fleece went close to squaring things up with Michael Johnson rattling the crossbar with an effort.
Lacock also missed out on a third when Nick Gingell saw his penalty brilliantly saved by keeper Kieran Ramsey.
Trowbridge Town Reserves 1 Worton & Cheverell 3
Trowbridge Town Reserves suffered their first loss of the season after they were beaten 3-1 at Woodmarsh by a rejuvenated Worton & Cheverell side.
Trowbridge made a bright start and although it took them until the 22nd minute to break the deadlock, they were well worth the half-time lead that was given to them by Sean Meer.
After the break it was a different story as Worton raised their game and got themselves level on 57 minutes though Jake Flower.
Three minutes later, they had shocked their hosts as Kieran Dickenson put them 2-1 in front.
With Trowbridge searching for a second goal and with time running out, it was Worton who came up with the killer blow as a second from Dickinson on the stroke of full time wrapped up the victory.
Westbury Town 3 Heytesbury 3
Scott Walford headed Westbury Town ahead against Heytesbury and when Ryan Earny doubled their advantage it looked as if the hosts were on course to complete a double over their near neighbors.
Heytesbury threw themselves a lifeline before half-time when Bradley Edwards halved the deficit.
A second from Edwards early in the second half saw parity restored butHeytesbury’s joy was short-lived as a spectacular overhead effort from Scott Walford swung the game back in favour of Westbury.
But a battling Heytesbury side grabbed a deserved share of the points courtesy of Jamie Howse, who planted home the equaliser for the villagers to hand them their first point of the season.