Jake Ash saves a point for Truro City in 3-3 Hampton draw

Truro City

Truro City captain Jake Ash's last minute goal sealed a 3-3 draw with Hampton and Richmond in the Blue Square Bet South.

Ash volleyed in from a corner as City twice came back from behind.

He gave City an early lead, but Joel Legister equalised and Josh Huggins scored for Hampton before half time.

Scott Walker made it 2-2 with a penalty, Dave Tarpey then gave Hampton a 3-2 lead before Walker missed a second penalty and Ash got the winner.

Despite the comeback, City boss Lee Hodges told BBC Radio Cornwall: "I'm bitterly disappointed that once we take the lead we can't hold it at the moment.

"To take the lead, that's the time to roll up those sleeves and say, 'can we hold on to half time'?

"Not only did we not manage that but we went 2-1 down.

"Once we got to 2-2 I thought we were going to go on and win the game, but again it was our own downfall of not being competitive enough and brave enough to go in and say, 'I'm going to win this tackle, I'm going to be the person that's going to take us forward'."

But Hodges says that the point could prove crucial come the end of the season.

"I'm pleased that we got something from the game because I'm more worried about the bottom three rather than the top three or four.

"I think we've got a squad who can compete in this division and I think if we can add four or five to that squad as well I think you'll be competing in the top half rather than the bottom half.

"The boys that I have got have taken to this division, but it is a really hard division."