It was a solid win for Eastbourne Town in the SCFL Premier Division yesterday (4 February).
Hosting Hailsham Town at The Saffrons, Evan Archibald opened the score just eight minutes in, netting his brace just four minutes later.
Ethen Strevett extended Eastbourne’s lead just before the break, with the score at half time, Eastbourne Town 3 – 0 Hailsham Town.
The second half saw Archibald put away his hatrick in the 49th, before Strevett was hit with a yellow card.
The Stringers started their fight back, netting their first goal in the 61st, which was quickly answered with a fourth goal of the match from Archibald.
Hailsham’s Ryan Cooper picked up a yellow card, before The Stringers put away the final goal of the game.
The final score Eastbourne Town 5 – 2 Hailsham Town.