First win of the season
U13's win away at Skegness for their first 2 points
An entertaining, fast paced and high scoring match between two teams playing against each other for the first time.
The game started lively with the Imps attacking from the start, the Grantham defence cleared their lines and Lewis Smith ran onto the ball to put the Gingerbreads 1-0 up.
Some good play down the left on 9 minutes saw liam Ginnelly get a shot in at goal to double the Grantham lead.
The game was end to end with chances for both sides and on 20 minutes Grantham were awarded a penalty for handball which was scored by captain Ollie Burton.
The second half was only 5 minutes old when Skegness opened up the Grantham defence to score their first goal, the hosts had come out fighting and some good play on 40 minutes saw them rewarded with a second, then soon after the Imps were level with a great strike.
More chances at both ends before Skegness took the lead on 55 minutes .
Grantham were still battling away though and Jack Carroll equalized on the hour mark to make it 4-4.
3 minutes later Grantham were awarded a free kick just outside the penalty area and Ollie Burton stepped up to fire Grantham back into the lead 5-4.
The Imps rallied to get back on level terms but the Gingerbreads kept them out and with less than 5 minutes before the whistle Grantham were handed another penalty with Jack Carroll scoring his 2nd of the match and giving Grantham their first win of the season.