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Thursday, October 10, 2013
Dawlish Town 3, Brixington Blues 4
Brixington Blues Under-13s staged a superb second half comeback to claim their first victory of the season in South Devon, writes Paul Jennions.
The home team opened the scoring with a well struck effort before adding a second shortly after.
However, Blues showed character to avoid conceding further with glovesman Ben Vine pulling off several good saves.
Lewis Smith and Simeon Boyd also stood firm in the Blues defence. Their work was rewarded at the other end when striker Guy Laverock truck to leave Blues trailing by just one goal at the interval.
After the break Blues conceded again to trail 3-1. Blues refused to lie down and accept a third straight defeat of the new term and, promoted by hard-working midfielders Oscar Davies, Adam Jenions and Tom Pearson, began to take charge. The renewed industry was rewarded James Bridge found Jai Ferguson who scored to make it 3-2.
It got even better for Blues when Damian Syzmonowicz provided the assist for Laverock to score his second.
Blues pressed for a winner and when Laverock was upended in the box after a mazy run, he picked himself up to stroke the spot kick home and seal a memorable win.
Blues were good value for the win. Isaac Cretney, Jack Smith and Harry Rowland all defended well whilst keeper Vine was impressive, but the undoubted star of the show was hat-trick hero Laverock.