Armstrong nets hat-trick as Streamers crush Ormiston

FOOTBALL: Robbie Armstrong scored a hat-trick as Coldstream crushed Ormiston 6-2 in the East of Sctland League First Division, while Stuart Coyle grabbed a double in Eyemouth United's 2-1 win over Easthouses Lily.

Ormiston took the lead at Home Park through Simon Heyes after 15 minutes, but Coldstream, who lost at home to local rivals Duns in midweek, responded well to the setback and were 3-1 up by half time thanks to Armstrong's double and John Crawford's 41st goal of the season.

Craig Heugh prodded home the fourth from close range before Ormiston left-back Ross Middlemass was sent off for another foul on man-of-the-match Armstrong. Mark Bolton scored from the resulting free-kick just outside the box and

Armstrong completed his hat-trick in spectacular fashion, firing into the top corner just a coupe of yards from the byline out on the right.

Ian Adams netted a late consolation for the visitors.

Eyemouth also returned to winning ways, thanks to Coyle's double. His first was a well-struck shot from outside the box and his second a header.

Easthouses pulled a goal back, but had a man sent off for a second bookable offence late on.