Lincs league round up

Both sides reach for the high ball.
Both sides reach for the high ball.
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Unbeaten Hykeham Town closed the gap on the leading pack of the Sills and Betteridge Lincolnshire League with a narrow win at CGB Humbertherm.

The three points strengthened their fifth place in the league table, while the top four were on Supplementary Cup duty.

In the other league game a Thomas Moore hat-trick helped Nettleham to a convincing win over Louth Town Reserves at Mulsanne Park.

There were four group matches in the Supplementary Cup.

Cleethorpes AKP bagged three Group A points against Market Rasen Town; Skegness Town won their Group B clash at Horncastle Town; Wyberton won the five-goal thriller at Ruston Sports; and Sleaford Town Reserves needed just one goal to see off Skegness United at Eslaforde Park.

CGB Humbertherm 0

Hykeham Town 1

A solitary James Slater goal, his first of the season, helped Hykeham stay in touch with the league pacesetters.

The win leaves Hykeham six points behind league leaders Skegness Town, with two games in hand.

Nettleham 5

Louth Town Reserves 0

Thomas Moore struck three times during Nettleham’s five-star show at home to Louth Town’s second string.

Jonathan Drabble also grabbed a brace of goals for the Nettles.

Supplementary Cup Cleethorpes AKP 5

Market Rasen Town 0

A Jacob Wilson hat-trick helped Cleethorpes to a convincing Group A win over Rasen.

Sam Walker and Andy Allott were also on target for the seasiders.

Ruston Sports 2

Wyberton 3

In Group C Wyberton beat Ruston Sports by the odd goal in five at Newark Road.

Nicky Frost, Lee Orrey and Daniel White struck for the Boston area side.

Sports responded through Shaun Booth and Joe Butler.

Results - CGB Humbertherm 0 Hykeham Town 1; Nettleham 5 Louth Town Reserves 0.

Supplementary Cup - Cleethorpes AKP 5 Market Rasen Town 0; Horncastle Town 1 Skegness Town 4; Ruston Sports 2 Wyberton 3; Sleaford Town Reserves 1 Skegness United 0.