Seaton Town produce late show and march on

PUBLISHED: 15:17 25 October 2011

Seaton Town maintained their grip on pole position in the Fresha League top flight with a 4-1 success at Hatherleigh.

Mind you, Josh Stunell’s side had to work hard for their victory as the sides were locked at 1-1 with 15 minutes remaining.

What’s more, Town keeper Dan Stapleton had to make three superb saves to deny the hosts before Jacob Hayes carried the ball out of defence, traded passes with a team mate and tucked the ball away like a seasoned striker!

That was the goal that clamed nerves and two further goals produced a slightly flattering 4-1 score line in Town’s favour.

Dan Norman, Tom Vincent and Ben Ede netted the other Town goals.

Boss Josh Stunell said: “Huge credit must go to Hatherleigh who looked a very accomplished side. They were well organised and very fit and, without doubt, gave us as tough a game as we have had to date this term.”

The victory keeps Town top, three points clear of Newtown who have played a game less. Next up is a Colyford Road game against a Thorverton side who they beat 4-0 as recently as September 24. Stunell says: “There’ll be no complacency as we are well aware that, on their day, Thorverton, who won the title just a couple of years ago, are capable of fielding a side that can beat any of the top flight teams. We’ll respect them but look to boss proceedings and play the game our usual way.”

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