Middlefield Wasps got a convincing 8-2 victory against Dee BC in an enjoyable B League match on a glorious Easter Sunday at Balmedie’s Beach Park. A hat trick from Lewis Mitchell, a double each from Brian Carr and Reece McKeown and a penalty from Dylan Pirie secured an emphatic victory for the hosts.
It was Middlefield who had the game’s first opportunities as Marcelin Helinski’s pass found McKeown, whose shot from outside the box just went wide of the target. McKeown then had a long range effort that went wide as Middlefield looked to score the opening goal.
Middlefield did take the lead as Brian Carr’s ball in from the left found McKeown who headed the ball into the net to make it 1-0.
Dee looked for the equaliser and a shot from Lewis Hay was well saved by Lewis Mitchell in the Middlefield goal.
Middlefield looked to extend their lead as Carr’s pass found Dylan Pirie, whose effort from the left hand side of the box was well saved by Dee goalkeeper Javid Ali.
Middlefield made it 2-0 as McKeown’s pass found L. Mitchell who slotted home with a neat finish to double Middlefield’s lead.
It was 3-0 a minute later as McKeown found Pirie whose shot was saved by Ali with L. Mitchell slotting home the rebound to further extend Middlefield’s lead.
As Middlefield looked to make it 4-0, McKeown found Carr whose effort from outside the box hit the crossbar.
They did make it 4-0 as Benoit Thies found Mitchell with a good pass and he slotted home to seal his hat trick in a thirteen minute spell.