Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Grays put seven past Scarborough

Grays Athletic hammered Scarborough in the only Conference game played this evening. They were 3-0 up at half time and went on to win 7-2.

It was the highest scoring Conference away win of the season, the last more than five goal away haul being the Bulls at Farnboro in March 2005, Grays raced into a three goal half-time lead and never looked back.

They now move up to third and, with a massive goal difference margin over their rivals, need only three points from their final three games to secure a play-off spot. Interestingly they are only 13 goals short of the Bulls 103 goal haul from 2004, and face both Altrincham and Southport in their remaining fixtures.

Scarboro remain 21st, a point inside the relegation zone with only two games to play.

Grays are currently catching up fixture wise. By Saturday they will have played four games in eight days. And at the end of the season they have the final of the Trophy to play as well as the Play-off games, which they are now almost certain to be involved.

Conference League Table:

1 Accrington Stanley 40 32 88
2 Hereford 40 24 76
3 Grays Athletic 39 38 72
4 Halifax 39 15 71
5 Morecambe 40 23 68
6 Stevenage 40 17 68
7 York 40 17 62

Potential Points Table: (unchanged from Monday)

Accrington 94
Hereford 82
Grays 81
Halifax 80
Morecambe 74
Stevenage 74