Witheridge close the gap in Peninsula League

16:50 31 March 2014

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WITHERIDGE are up to third in the Carlsberg South West Peninsula League premier division after a 2-0 win at Tavistock on Saturday.

David Rowe put Withy in front from 18 yards before Jordan Charran smashed hmoe to double their lead in the second half.

The routine win for the visitors sees them close in on Ivybridge and Exmouth above them, ahead of a trip to Elburton Villa on Saturday.

Appledore suffered a fourth straight defeat in division one east as they were beaten 3-1 by league leaders Galmpton United on Saturday.

After a positive start to the season, the Fishermen have now slipped to 11th in the table, and entertain Alphington on Saturday.

Holsworthy stunned Truro City, beating them 4-2 in division one west.

The Magpies have been in great form since the turn of the year, picking up a number of key victories to claw their way clear of danger.

They are now 12th, and head to Callington Town on Saturday.

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