Returning Easton proves to be difference as Plymstock make it back-to-back wins
PLYMSTOCK made it two wins on the spin since the departure of manager Pete Hill, although Crediton made them work extremely hard before surrendering the points.
Recalled Myles Easton proved to be the main difference between the sides as he scored both Plymstock goals and went close on at least three more occasions.
Easton's first strike came after only 12 minutes when he won a race with visiting keeper Lee Waring to round the stranded custodian before sliding the ball into an empty net.
Three minutes later the hungry striker almost doubled his total when, following a Craig Holt corner, he sent a perfectly executed bicycle kick cannoning off an upright with Waring only a spectator.
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As the game entered its second quarter the visitors almost found themselves back on terms when, following a Dave Lee cross, Lloyd Copp drove just over.
But two minutes later Plymstock struck again when Easton latched on to a through ball and shot across Waring into the far corner of the net.
Easton then had an excellent opportunity to complete his hat-trick. James Yates reached the bye-line before squaring the ball back across goal but it ran just behind the onrushing striker who just failed to make proper contact.
After the excitement of the first half the second period proved something of a non-event.
Neither side was able to create anything of note and it was not until the closing stages the game was roused from its slumbers.
Substitute Richard Edworthy drove narrowly over before, at the other end, Easton missed another chance to add to his total, sending a header Yates' cross narrowly wide.
CALLINGTON moved up to third place in the West division after a notable victory at Boscawen Park.
But Cally had to come from behind before beating a useful Saints outfit who were looking for their third victory on the bounce.
Town started well but found themselves a goal behind on 33 minutes. Carl Rickard's right-foot drive from 12 yards flew into the far corner of the goal.
The visitors came back strongly to level the scores two minutes after the interval. A break down the right wing ended with Kirk Smith converting the low cross from five yards.
Town deservedly grabbed their winner 11 minutes from time.
Impressive home keeper Tristan Orchard made a great save but the ball broke loose and Luke Avis-Riordan fired in to the goal.
OAK VILLA tasted defeat for the first time this season and they will not want to linger on this performance too long, as they finished a very poor second to the leaders.
The Burngullow Park outfit were in no mood to surrender pole position although Oak Villa looked marginally the better side until their hosts took a 20th-minute lead.
Liam Dingle fired Sticker ahead with Bradley Ralph increasing the lead 10 minutes later. Oak Villa hit back almost immediately, with Darren Ware reducing the deficit.
But five minutes before the interval, Sticker restored their two-goal advantage when Jake Street fired home.
Vospers did not fire in the second half and it was the home side who comfortably saw the game out, scoring twice more.
Matt Lloyd made it 4-1 on 55 minutes and Jack Bowyer completing the scoring 20 minutes from time.
TAVISTOCK host Saltash United tonight in a match arranged especially for this date as it is 125 years to the day the Lambs played their first ever football match.
Not only are Tavistock celebrating that date, but they are also officially reopening a clubhouse that has had to be extensively restored after being seriously damaged in an arson attack.
Tavistock manager Ian Southcott said: "Being our 125th anniversary, this is a momentous occasion.
"And we are very grateful to Saltash United, Cullompton Rangers and the league for accommodating this fixture on this date."
Tavistock will be without the unavailable John Wyatt and Ian Rooke, while Dean Smith is suspended and Ryan Honey is rated doubtful with a groin problem.
There is good news, however, with both Aaron Northmore and Joe Smith recovered from their injuries which allows them to join the Lambs' squad.