Record breaking day for Seniors

Colts first team secured their highest ever victory when they trounced Ballynahinch Olympic 20-0.

And the icing on the cake was provided by the seconds who beat Saintfield United III 6-0 to move within three points of the league leaders with a game in hand.

The firsts took the lead after four minutes when Calum McSorley opened the scoring following a great pass by Darragh Brownlee.

But it was the 22nd minute before a second goal was added when man of the match Brownlee scored with a cracking free kick. There was four more before the break with Stevie Doherty grabbing a hat trick and Brownlee grabbing his second to make it 6-0 at the break.

An own goal got the scoring going within two minutes of the restart and then the scoring spree really got underway. McSorley scored his second and then Brownlee added a further three to take his total to five, Adam Shillday helped himself to two while substitute Jonny Henry grabbed a quick fire hat-trick and Doherty claimed his fourth.

Jack Compton celebrated,his first team debut with a goal and Paul Maguire also got in on the act. Possibly the goal of the day was Kealan Devlin,a solo run in which he went past several defenders and rounded the goalkeeper.

Paul Murphy, the McDonnell brothers Rory and Eoin, Fergus McBride didn’t get on the score-sheet but all played their part in the win while goalkeeper John Mulholland had his easiest 90 minutes in many seasons.

Next week promises to be a different challenge with a third round Junior Shield tie against Amateur League outfit Rooftop at Lough Moss but the 20 goal rout will have given the team confidence they can made the last 32.

Meanwhile the seconds kept up,their great start to the season with a 6-0 win – making it a grand total of 26 goals scored and none conceded at Lough Moss on Saturday.

Conor Magee gave them a one goal lead but with Chris Doyle and John Neill scoring great goals and Jordan Toal, Arron Waddell and Eoin Madden were also on target.

Man of the match was Like Holden with Stevie Lavery and Conor O’Toole outstanding at the back it sets the team up nicely for a top of the table clash against Rathfriland next weekend.

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