After the original fixture was postponed, Banks O’Dee Albion and Westdyke CC finally faced each other in the third round of the Colony Park Cup. Banks O’Dee secured their place in the next round with a 10-1 victory. Lewis Brand scored four of the home side’s goals, with Santiago Rivett and Matt Peters achieving two goals each and Struan Lumsden and Travis Raynard also scoring a goal each while Westdyke’s goal was scored by Luca Megginson.
Banks O’Dee pressed early in the game and Matt Peters linked up with Lewis Brand to drive into the box. However Westdyke goalkeeper, Brogan Coates, raced forward and Brand’s shot was wide.
The visitors then pressed forward and Lyle Innes shot from thirty-five yards but it was caught by Banks O’Dee goalkeeper, Murray Burns.
Peters and Brand linked up once more, with Brand striking the ball just inside the box. It was pushed wide by Coates before it was cleared by Kieran Gammie. The home side attacked once more through Jack MacDonald who laid the ball back for Travis Raynard but his shot from twenty-five yards was caught by Coates.
The home side continued to exert pressure and it was rewarded in the tenth minute, when Brand shot from the edge of the box and sent the ball straight into the back of the net.
Westdyke pressed forward through Luca Megginson and Oliver Minshull but neither player could find the opening that they were looking for. The visitors continued to persevere and Robbie Campbell showed some impressive footwork to jink the defence and put the ball through for Megginson who shot from just inside the box and sent it into the net to draw the score level in the twentieth minute.
Banks O’Dee set up interchanging play between Peters and Cameron Jappy. Peters shot from the edge of the box but struck it just wide.
The visitors were fronting up much more now and Campbell got into space but his shot from wide to the left hit the side of the net.
The home side were awarded a free kick on the right edge of the box. Travis Raynard sent the ball into the box and Santiago Rivett tapped into the net in the thirtieth minute.
Westdyke were awarded a free kick soon after at twenty-five yards. Innes crossed the ball into the box and it slipped through Burns’ hands but Campbell tapped it just wide. The visitors continued to look for chances and Megginson put the ball through for Campbell but Mario Raynard was sharp in defence and cleared the danger.
However the home side looked set to increase their lead and Travis Raynard broke through the defence to put the ball through for Peters, who wasted no time in putting it into the back of the net in the thirty-fourth minute.