Solway U20’s boss eyeing improvements despite moving four points clear

Craig Jackson says Solway Sharks still have room for improvement despite seeing them extend their lead at the top of the Scottish U20 League last weekend.

Liam Stenton (3), Ben Coughtrie, Luke Houston, Lewis Houston and Aidan Nicol were on target as the Sharks defeated North Ayr Devils to move four points clear at the top of the standings.

“The game got off to a fast and physical start which suited us quite well,” said Jackson. “We took advantage of a couple of powerplay opportunities to end the first period two goals ahead.

“The second period saw us taking total control of the game, scoring four unanswered goals. The team’s movement, passing and team spirit during this period was excellent and just what we had spoken about during the break.

“The third period saw North Ayr picking up their only goal of the game. Unfortunately during the third we stopped playing our game, but a late goal from Aidan made sure we did not lose any period during the match.

“We played well for 45 minutes but it showed that there is still room for improvement, especially in seeing games out. We remain top of the Scottish U20 League and hope to maintain the current run of form we are on.”

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