Sidmouth & Ottery 1, Bridgwater Men 1st 5
TOM Lott helped to spearhead Bridgwater to a 5-1 win at the weekend as he scored four against lowly Sidmouth & Ottery.
Lott got the first of his goals with a straight strike that was too hot for the keeper and went straight through his pads. It soon became 2-0 to the visitors when Taylor won the ball high up the pitch, played it inside to Ash Woolmington who found Lott in the 'D' who grabbed his second of the game.
Lott finished off his hat-trick in spectacular when he snaked his way through four Sidmouth & Ottery defenders and slotted it past the on-rushing goalkeeper.
The half ended 4-0 to the visiting side - this time it was Josh Gale to slam home from the top of the 'D' after good work from Liam Pigden down the right to create the chance.
In the second half, Lott got his fourth goal of the afternoon - a quick free hit Upham found Taylor who released the ball just at the correct moment which left Lott 1-on-1 with the goalkeeper who he beat with confidence.
Sidmouth grabbed a consolation but it was not enough as Bridgwater won 5-1 with man of the match award going to Tom Lott.
South East 1
Bridgwater Mens 2nd 6, Sidmouth & Ottery 3rd 3
RICH Payne helped to open the scoring as his pass found Aaron Turner to slot the ball coolly over the advancing keeper for 1-0.
Sidmouth equalised but Phil Morrish played a good ball to Payne who ran at the defence and set up Turner who again slotted the ball neatly in the goal for 2-1.
A quick counter attack from Harry Stephenson and Tim Bennett found Mike Eele who despite being injured shot firmly into the goal for 3-1.
In the second half, Bennett converted a penalty flick for 4-1 before Sidmouth came back with two quick goals.
But Duncan Bond and Payne netted to ease any nerves and complete a 6-3 win.
Man of the match went to Scott Upham.
South East 2
Isca 5th 3, Bridgwater Men 3rd 1
THE third team suffered defeat at ISCA after the home side scored from a bully off in rather unsporting circumstances.
Bridgwater replied after good work from Burland, Turvey, Bond and Wilson up front won a penalty corner which saw Cammish convert before half-time.
ISCA looked dangerous in the second half and grabbed two more goals to claim the win.
South East 3
Bridgwater Men 4th 1, Chard 3rd 2
BRIDGWATER started slowly against Chard and the visitors ran into a 2-0 lead at half-time.
The home side reacted in the second half as Steve Pigden produced a good save from the Chard keeper.
Bridgwater got their deserved goal as Davidge miscued a shot which ended up in the bottom corner and they could have snatched a draw as a shot from Davidge deflected by Steve Pigden nearly crept in but it was not to be.Man of the Match was shared by Dan Pigden and Billy Vickery.