Carroll gets Epworth Town firing

Greg Carroll leading the attack.

Greg Carroll leading the attack.

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Epworth Town moved up to second in Scunthorpe and District Division One after inflicting a second league defeat of the season on Scotter United.

Ric Keeble’s men hit five away from home in an impressive return to form as they ran out 5-1 winners, with Greg Carroll claiming a brace.

Further strikes from Matt Muldoon, Gary Moment and James Bingham put the game out of sight, after Adam Warriner had netted for the hosts.

Crowle Town Colts slipped to a 2-0 defeat against table-topping Bruce’s Beacon in Division Two.

The unbeaten league leaders claimed another three points courtesy of Byron Waudby and Jamie Castelow and consigned Colts to a fourth defeat of the season.

Epworth Town Reserves emulated the first team’s result as they cruised to a 3-0 win over Midtown United in Division Three.

The win was their seventh straight league win since the start of the season and saw them move five points clear at the top, thanks to two David Mole strikes and Mick Johnson.

Westwoodside will also be looking to contend at the top of the league as they claimed their third win from four with a 4-1 away win over Six Bells.

Owen McCaughey’s brace along with goals from Ryan Davies and Harry Scott moved them up to fourth, having played three fewer games than the leaders.

Epworth Town travel to divisional rivals Swinefleet Rovers in the Carousel Hospital Cup this weekend, with Crowle Town Colts facing bottom of Division Two East Drayton in the Tortank Barton Brotherhood Cup.

The Johnsons Transport Ironstone Cup sees Epworth Town Reserves clash with Crosby Colts Juniors, and Westwoodside visit Santon.