Peterborough Northern Star 1 Deeping Rangers 3
Tuesday, 04 September 2012
Deeping hit top form to take the derby honours at Chestnut Avenue.
Chris Logan's goalline clearance from Nick Davey denied Star an early lead.
Ciaron Holt gave Rangers the lead on the quarter hour, sweeping in a low centre from Lawrence Lambley.
Davey replied for Star three minutes later, converting a ball in from Callum Reed.
Alex Beck punished a Lewis Stone slip to restore Deeping's advantage four minutes before the interval.
Holt hit the woodwork for Rangers as did Davey for Star.
Sub Matt Heron headed home a 67th minute corner from Harry Deane as Deeping took a grip on the contest.
Michael Byrne missed a great chance to make the scoreline more emphatic late on.
Star: Nick Conroy, Jake Walton, Jack Bloodworth (Matt Cook), Sam Murphy, Lewis Stone, Wayne Morris, Callum Reed, Adam Weston, Nick Davey, Danny Escorsio (Dan Clements), Billy Smith.
Deeping: James Doughty, Lawrence Lambley, Nick Jackson, Chris Logan, Steve Julian, Simon Ashton (Matt Heron), Harry Deane, David Burton-Jones, Alex Beck (Jonny Hands), Ciaran Holt, Kevin Brader (MIchael Byrne).