Blyth School see off Pont

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THE Blyth School Under-13s rallied from an early setback to beat Ponteland Middle School 3-1.

Blyth were behind after only five minutes after a breakdown in communication between goalkeeper Liam Henderson and central defender Ainsley Foster allowed Ponteland to score.

Blyth responded with wide players Liam McKee and Jordan Wright creating openings.

After a reshuffle at half-time, Blyth started brighter of the two teams and Wright was unlucky to see two shots from distance just go wide.

Following a bit of pressure McKee put Blyth in front with two quick goals, both after good build up play from Marc Grey.

Some fantastic one-on-one saves from Henderson kept Blyth ahead before Grey got the goal his work rate deserved with a header.

Manager Mr Beecroft said after the game: “I am immensely proud of the boys. They have put on a superb team performance against difficult opposition.”

Squad: L Henderson, J Young, J McDonnell, A Foster, A Beattie, L McKee, K McLean, M Grey, J Wright, M Green, S Hall, J Weatherby, S Stephenson, M Nesbit.