Spalding United 5 Sleaford Town 1
Tuesday, 04 September 2012
Shane Tolley found his shooting boots with a match winning hat trick as Spalding bounced back from their weekend defeat.
Scott Musgrove fired the Tulips in front eight minutes in from a Tom James cross with Tolley opening his account after 19 minutes, finishing from close range after good work by Luke Kennedy.
Nick Bishop put Sleaford back in the game after 31 minutes, heading in a corner at the far post, but two minutes later Tolley restored the home side's two goal margin with a lob from 25 yards.
Kennedy scored the home fourth after 74 minutes after Green and Tolley combined and Tolley completed his hat trick five minutes later, sub Ash Stevens the provider.
Sleaford had both Kris Jones and Liam Tunstall dismissed late in the game.
Spalding: Lee Drury, Kieran Doherty, Callum Earls, Glen Fuff (Miles Chamberlain), Lee Canoville, Luke Kennedy, Tom James, Scott Musgrove (Liam Bull (Ashley Stevens)), Shane Tolley, Francis Green, Danny Steadman.
Sleaford: Andy Hewitt, Nathan Rawdon, Lee Llewellyn (Shaun Popple), Kris Jones, Joe Braithwaite, Nick Bishop, Jamie McCormack (Ash Murrell), Richard Jackson, Tony Edwards (Liam Tunstall), Ryan Oliver, Luke Hollingworth.