Northampton ON Chenecks 4 Rushden & Higham United 2
Saturday, 08 March 2008
Chenecks extended their winning run to four games as they completed a double over the struggling Lankies.
Shane Newman was the home matchwinner with a fourteen minute hat trick in the first round.
Newman scored after 11, 21 and 25 minutes and the home side's success was all but sealed at the break, Ciaran White adding a fourth for Chenecks ten minutes before the break.
Rushden & Higham rallied after the break to make the scoreline respectable. Dave Townsend opened the Lankies goal account after 48 minutes with Ben Lord adding a second for the visitors a minute past the hour mark.
Chenecks: Ben Garrett, Vinny Maye, Steve Allen, Joe Evans, Nathan Cook, Jason Bradshaw, Jon Burdett, Ciaran White (Greg Parry), Shane Newman, Jerry Moss (Lee Bradley), Lee Haines (Scott Barczewski).
Rushden & Higham: Kevin Mander, Ben Lord, Tom Woods, Wayne Abbott, James Freeman, Aidy Mann, Dave Townsend, Steve Ainge, Danny Bird, Dave Kew (Stefan Morris), Kris Hall (Karl King).