WALLIS Lake moved to within one point of second placed Port Saints on the Football Mid North Coast Premier League ladder with a 3-0 thumping of the Port Macquarie combination in the round 13 clash at Forster.
Lakies scored three second half goals against the Saints.
Undefeated Port United had to work had to beat a determined Tuncurry-Forster Tigers 1-0 at Dixie Park, Port Macquarie. This was United's 10th win over the season and extended their lead at the top to eight points. A goal from Matt Bale midway through the second half was enough to secure a 1-0 win.
Camden Haven Redbacks have moved into the top five with a 1-0 win at home against Kempsey Saints. A strike from Rob Holland in injury time snatched a 1-0 win for the Reds], while at Optus Park in Kempsey, Macleay Valley Rangers defeated the Taree Wildcats 6-2. Rangers now sit one point behind second placed Port Saints who they face in the next round.
Wauchope had the bye.
The postponed round one encounter between Kempsey Saints and Taree Wildcats will now be played on Saturday at Eden Street in Kempsey. No other matches will be played in the premier league next weekend, with round 14 set down for Saturday July 20.
The first grade pointscore is: Port United 37, Port Saints 29, Wallis Lake 28, Macleay Valley 28, Camden Haven 17, Kempsey Saints 14, Taree Wildcats 14, Tuncurry-Forster 11, Wauchope 6.