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Champions Lenzie finish with a flourish

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Fixture: Lenzie Academy 2 Boclair Academy 0
Competition: EDC School League U18s
Venue: Lenzie Academy
Date: 18/02/16
 
Lenzie rounded off their league campaign with a solid victory.
 
The defending East Dunbartonshire champions took a grip of the game early on. Boclair goalkeeper Grant Mackie had to be alert to stop efforts from Greg Burns and Lewis Beveridge.
 
The visitors also had to defend several set pieces, but they did so resolutely.
 
Lenzie’s Andy Henderson did have the ball in the net midway through the half but he was ruled offside.
 
Half-Time: Lenzie Academy 0 Boclair Academy 0
 
Seven minutes after the break, a Lenzie reshuffle paid off when John McCrae struck a sublime left-foot shot to open the scoring.
 
McCrae then turned provider, finding Greg Burns who added number two with a perfectly-placed finish.
 
To their credit, Boclair kept plugging away. But they were unable to make a dent in the stuffy Lenzie rearguard and the home side saw out the game to take the points.
 
Skipper Jonnie Walker was the Lenzie Player of the Day.
 
Full-Time: Lenzie Academy 2 Boclair Academy 0
 
LENZIE ACADEMY
 
1. Carlos Christie
2. John McCrae
3. Jack Kennedy
4. Ben Fowler
5. Andrew Henderson
6. Jonnie Walker (capt)
7. Ben Graham
8. Ally Russell
9. Lewis Beveridge
10. Greg Burns
11. Ewan Wilson
12. Jamie Wallace
13. Jack Coutts
 
 

David Kelly | YFS South East Region Journalist
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