Tidmarsh stars as East Budleigh Reserves edge out Okehampton

PUBLISHED: 15:28 27 September 2018 | UPDATED: 15:28 27 September 2018

East Budleigh away at Ottery. Ref exsp 39 18TI 1725. Picture: Terry Ife

East Budleigh away at Ottery. Ref exsp 39 18TI 1725. Picture: Terry Ife

Archant

East Budleigh Reserves had to come from behind on their way to a Macron League Division Seven 3-2 home win over Okehampton Argyle.

A brace from Jack Hocking and a solitary strike from Craig Leaman sealed the win for a Budleigh side who made hard work of it.

Budleigh looked the more likely early on as Hocking struck a post and Ollie Clark had his header tipped over from a Wayne Gooding corner. It was Okehampton who struck first from a free-kick against the run of play, before Budleigh equalised on 37 minutes; Jack Parsons laid the ball off for Hocking, who drilled the ball into the net. Four minutes later the away side shocked Budleigh to go back in front once again.

After the interval, Gooding lashed a shot against the upright as Budleigh forced their way back; Josh Sale and Ben Wilks were hard working in the midfield and it was the former who saw his shot pushed over the bar. From the resultant Gooding kick, Hocking made the perfect run to head home. Twenty minutes from time a free-kick from Gooding saw Matt Tidmarsh head on to the bar before Leaman followed up with a smart finish. Joe Walker was denied a Budleigh fourth by the woodwork, whilst at the other end Tidmarsh produced some quality defending to pick up the Man of the Match award as Budleigh held on.

This Saturday (September 29) Budleigh are at Broadclyst for a league game.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 16:04

Exmouth enjoyed a week off last Saturday as did the remainder of the South West Premier teams, but all are back in action this Saturday when the Cockles will be looking to secure their first away league win since November 2017.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00

East Devon Tennis Academy players based at Exmouth Tennis and Fitness Centre have made a strong start to the winter season with some great tournament wins.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:54

Exmouth Town Reserves chalked up their second win of the Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division campaign when they won 3-0 at Topsham Town.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:54

Brixington Blues Under-14s were in superb form when they travelled to Cullompton Rangers for an Exeter and District Youth League match that the Blues won 8-1.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:39

Harry Tincknell’s Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT finished third at the Six Hours of Fuji in Japan on Sunday.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:34

Sidmouth Town Under-15s went down 4-1 on their visit to Honiton for an Exeter and District Youth League game played out in the strong winds thrown up by Storm Callum.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:31

Exmouth Town are through to the second round of the FA Vase following a very hard-earned victory over a gritty and resilient Elburton Villa, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:11

Exmouth Nomads were in hastily-arranged action at Cullompton where they produced a dominant performance to win 53-5.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:10

The Lombard Rally Bath will recreate part of what the Lombard RAC Rally was to rally fans throughout England, Wales and Scotland, giving drivers the opportunity to revisit some of the stages which were central to the competition in 1976 when the city of Bath was home to the world championship event, writes Geoffrey Pickett

Read more
Yesterday, 08:01

The Budleigh men played their second match in the Sidmouth League against Lyme Regis, writes David Roberts.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Exmouth Journal twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy



Show Job Lists

Find planning applications