Gorleston 2 Lowestoft Town 7
A Jake Reed hat-trick secures the Sailor Brown Trophy for Lowestoft Town in a 7-2 win at Gorleston.
The Sailor Brown Trophy was won by Lowestoft Town tonight against Gorleston and is a trophy that's played for in honour of the late, great, Sailor Brown who's name and memory will live long in the history of Gorleston FC.
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Lowestoft Town saw Adam Smith link back up with the team for pre-season and named trialists Harley Black (midfielder) in their squad, along with Reserve team goalkeeper Asa Swatman and Youth Alliance players Lee Will and Brannan Solomon.
Team: Swatman, Marsden, Spillane, McAuley, Blake-Tracy, Henderson, Deeks, Fisk, Ryan Jarvis, Reed, Crow
Subs (all used); Forshaw, Barker, Smith, Solomon, Black, Will
1-0 Lowestoft Town Goal (3 mins)
Ryan Jarvis finds Reed in a forward position and with the keeper advancing, Reed puts it through his legs for 1-0.
2-0 Lowestoft Town Goal (5 mins)
Good work and build up from Lowestoft in the attacking third, ending with Henderson squaring for Crow to slot home from inside the box for for 2-0.
3-0 Lowestoft Town Goal (7 mins)
A Blake-Tracy free-kick from a central position and on the edge of the box is steered low to the keepers right for 3-0.
3-1 Gorleston Town Goal (19 mins)
Watts gets down the left and bursts into the box before placing a good shot across Swatman in the Lowestoft goal for 3-1.
4-1 Lowestoft Town Goal (32 mins)
Crow lifts the ball beautifully over the Gorleston defence from the edge of the area and Henderson stretches to get a head on the ball to send it beyind the keeper for 4-1.
5-1 Lowestoft Town Goal (42 mins)
Blake-Tracy delivers a free-kick from the right corner and Reed heads home his second of the match for 5-1.
5-2 Gorleston Goal (44 mins)
Joseph shakes off the Lowestoft defence well on the edge of the area and manages to sneak a shot under Swatman for 5-2.
6-2 Lowestoft Town Goal (45 mins)
A Ryan Jarvis cross from the left is met by Reed, who grabs his hat-trick to send Lowestoft 6-2 ahead at the break.
7-2 Lowestoft Town Goal (56 mins)
Great footwork and movement by Ryan Jarvis sees him go past two or three players and into the box to send Lowestoft 7-2 up.
Lowestoft Town are next in action on Saturday when they travel to Kings Lynn Town (3pm kick-off).