Argyle Under-18s 3 Southend 2

ARGYLE’S Young Greens got Derby Expressway Derby weekend off to a good start by recording a 3-2 Merit League 1 victory over Southend United on Friday.

Under-16s striker Luke Jephcott gave Argyle a 1-0 half-time lead at Seale-Hayne and doubled the lead and his personal tally after the break.
Jason Vincent made it 3-0 shortly afterwards, but the Essex boys got back into things when Jordan Bentley conceded a penalty which was converted.
The visitors reduced the margin to one and gave Argyle some anxious moments in the latter stages before Kevin Hodges’ side closed out the match for three well-earned points.