Ruskington U15s 0 Louth Old Boys U15s 13
It was back to the cup competition on Sunday for Louth Old Boys U15s with a trip to Ruskington for the third round.
A bobbly and uneven pitch put paid to any chance of some neat football, but both teams seemed intent on getting through to the semi final.
A steady start finally clicked into life with Louth taking the lead following a good move round the hosts defence and a good ball into the box.
A steady run of good passing and movement resulted in five more goals for the visitors to end the first half 6-0 to the good.
With the comfort of having a strong lead, the Old Boys manager made a quick succession of changes after half time to make sure everyone in the squad got a run out and the new faces made an instant impact with some more attacking football that resulted in seven more goals.
Goalscorers for Louth were Ryan Worrel with 4, Jan Meiwald with 4, Jamie Riddel with 3, Joe White with 1 and Ross Teo with 1.
It’s back to league action next weekend with a visit from current second place team Fishtoft U15s.
Old Boys will be full of confidence though as they continued their unbeaten league form last weekend against rivals Louth Town U15s.
Early pressure soon paid off as Old Boys went a goal ahead after some slick football and then they really got into their stride, scoring three more goals before the break.
The half time team talk was all about keeping possession and not conceding any goals, so the pressure for a clean sheet was on.
Stan Clark came on after the break to make his debut, and gave a solid performance at centre back resulting in the clean sheet the Manager asked for.
Old Boys scored again in the second half and ‘keeper Tom James pulled off a couple of great saves to finish the game off at 5-0. Goal scorers were Jordan Potts with 2, Jan Meiwald with 2 and Ryan Worrel with 1.