Devon Football League: Witheridge get first win of season in 11-goal thriller

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Witheridge picked up their first win of the Devon Football League season on Saturday in an 11-goal thriller.

Withy won 7-4 at Bovey Tracey Reserves in the North and East division to claim their first points of the season.

The visitors went 4-0 up in the first half and took a 5-3 lead into the break.

Daniel Ayre, Matt Pengelly, Lewis Hill and a double from Tom Williams helped Witheridge into their lead.

Callum Livingstone scored a first half hat-trick for Bovey and closed the gap to 5-4 early in the second half.


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But Alan Brice and a hat-trick goal for Williams ensured Witheridge claimed all three points.

The win moves them up to 13th in the table, leapfrogging winless Bovey in the process.

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