Boothy gets fans’ accolade

Tim ChannonFirst Team

WILL BOOTH was named Supporters’ Player of the Season after the Seagulls ended their campaign with a 1-0 home defeat to Scarborough Athletic.

Gaz Grant got both the Manager’s and Director’s vote, while Louis Corrigan was named Players’ Player.

In a game a few chances Jacob Hazel seized on a missed clearance kick to score the only goal of the game on 54 minutes and book Scarborough’s place in the play-offs.

The Bay, without injured Jamie Rainford and forced into a late change when Mike Roddy tweaked his groin in the warm-up,  struggled to create a noteworthy chance against a defence that has not conceded a goal now in eight consecutive games.

Long range shots from Louis Corrigan (twice) and Will Booth were easily dealt with by keeper Joe Green, although he did well to tip a deflected cross from Warren Bellew over his own bar.

Karl Wills was not that much busier at the other end, although he made an excellent one-on-one save from Scarborough’s Cameron Murray in the second half, with Murray and Jameel Ible missing the target with good chances.

A big following from Scarborough, which gave the Bay their biggest home gate of the season (470) celebrated with their players afterwards and they can look forward to a play-off semi-final against Ossett Town on Tuesday.

Lancaster City were crowned Champions after a 5-2 win at Glossop, while Farsley Celtic and Colne will contest the other play-off semi-final.

Colwyn Bay: Karl Wills, Will Booth, Louis Corrigan, Iwan Cartwright  (Chris Gahgan 65 mins), Dan Collins, Sam Barnes (c), Tom Schofield, Danny Bartle, Astley Mulholland, Warren Bellew, Danny Andrews. Subs not used: Kieran Wolland, Luke Denson, Liam Turner, Mike Pino.

Attendance: 470

  •  Top Picture: Chairman Dave Titchiner pictured after the game with award winners (from left) Louis Corrigan (Players’ Player of the Season), Will Booth (Supporters’ Player), Gaz Grant (Manager’s and Directors’ Player) and Jamie Rainford (top goal scorer)

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THE RESERVES ended their campaign with a 2-1 away victory at Prestatyn Town with goals from Adam Carpenter and Ole Desay.

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THE winning numbers in the Easter Raffle draw which was made after the game today were:

1st prize: £100 = 0396 (Ann Rhodes)

2nd prize: Watch = 0115 (Dave)

3rd prize: Brandy = 0117

4th prize: Rum = 0389

5th prize : Gin = 0028

6th prize: Champagne = 0626

7th prize: Wine = 0216

8th prize: Celebration chocs = 0205

9thy prize: Fox’s selection = 0236

10th prize: Mug = 0239

11th prize: Easter Egg = 0188 (Jo Littler)