Torpoint hit back to win at St Blazey
St Blazey 1, Torpoint Athletic 2
TORPOINT Athletic produced a battling display to claim a hard fought and deserved win at Blaise Park on Saturday, writes Lee Hall.
The Premier Division clash was one of only a handful of Peninsula League game to go ahead after heavy rain.
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And while it may not have been the best of games for those who braved the elements, both sides gave their all on a mudbath of a pitch.
St Blazey made the best possible start when Seb Broomfield turned home Lewis Edwards' cross after eight minutes.
But almost immediately after the restart Torpoint were level when Lewis Kershaw slotted home.
And with 17 minutes on the clock Paul Baker grabbed what turned out to be the winner when he headed in at the near post from captain Shane White's cross.
The best chance to equalise for St Blazey fell to Lewis Coombes, who was denied when one on one with Torpoint goalkeeper Sam Borthwick.
At the other end St Blazey goalkeeper Dave Painter kept his side in with a shout when he saved from Kershaw.
St Blazey: D Painter, D Evans, R Yeoman, D Barker (A Bance 65), J Smith, D Bennetts, J King, G Swain, L Coombes, S Broomfield, L Edwards (P West 61). Subs (not used): L Brown, S Walbridge.
Torpoint: S Borthwick, J Fenwick, L Thornton (T Payne 76), G Walsh, D Smith, S White, G Williams, L Kershaw, P Baker, D Hicks, L Avis-Riordan (D Chapman 90+1). Subs (not used): K Curtis, D Edwards.
Other premier division results: Newquay 1 Bovey Tracey 1; St Austell 4 Penzance 1. All other games postponed.
Division One West: Dobwalls 0 Sticker 0; Foxhole 0 Hayle 1; Godolphin 2 Holsworthy 0; St Dennis 6 Vospers Oak Villa 1. All other games postponed.