For the second time of the weekend South Molton fought back, but could not quite make it, as they followed up their 4-3 reverse in the Combe Martin Cup with a 5-3 defeat at home to Lynton in round one of the Holman Cup on Sunday.
They went 4-0 down in the opening half before pulling three back in a 20-minute second half spell through Tyler Newnham, Colin Kennerson and Matt Houleâ€™s first for the club. But then Lynton widened the gap again on 80 minutes.
Lyntonâ€™s win, making up for their extra time defeat in the Combe Martin Cup the previous day, came through a hat-trick from Luke Dyer and two more goals by Max Smith.
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