HELSTON Athletic came from behind to secure their 13th consecutive win in all competitions with a 3-1 victory at home to Mousehole.

Lez Cela gave the Seagulls, who were unbeaten this season coming into the game, the lead after 14 minutes before Mark Goldsworthy levelled shortly before the break.

Neil Slateford completed the comeback ten minutes into the second half before man-of-the-match Cameron Wheat headed in a third with 13 minutes to go, as Helston also set a new club record of ten straight wins in the South West Peninsula League.

Both sides looked to make their early mark on the opposition goal, with Kieran Toland shooting over the crossbar for the visitors and Olly Brokenshire doing the same for the Blues inside four minutes.

Gerens James had the ball in the net on seven minutes when he bundled in from Cela's cross but referee Nigel D'Arcy blew for a push on goalkeeper Jason Robertson.

The Blues saw a good chance go begging when Brokenshire was chopped down in the middle of the park, with the referee playing a good advantage to allow Tucker to shoot just wide of the left post.

Rheiss McClean then went up the other end and forced a good save from Robertson with a low shot from 12 yards, before Toland almost scored a wonderful goal but fired wide after beating a defender with an exquisite turn inside the box.

The Seagulls' pressure was building and the visitors opened the scoring shortly after, with Cela given plenty of space on the edge of the box to drive into the bottom corner.

Helston responded well with Neil Slateford having a shot blocked before Matt Bye fired narrowly over the crossbar.

The hosts were screaming for a penalty on the half-hour when Brokenshire was hauled down on the very edge of the box. Referee Nigel D'Arcy correctly awarded a free-kick on the edge, with Bye stepping up and forcing a good save out of Cory Harvey.

The Blues' response merited a goal and they got it seven minutes before the break. Wheat's fierce drive was parried by Harvey, but only into the path of Goldsworthy, who volleyed in from close range for his 20th league goal of the season.

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Helston began the second half as they ended the first with Phil Cattran firing one shot wide before heading Bye's cross over the crossbar, with Billy Curtis flashing a dangerous cross across Robertson's goal in between.

But the all-important goal arrived soon after, with Tucker sending a quick throw-in to the feet of Slateford, who surged to the byline and drilled a shot in from a very tight angle.

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The hosts had their tails up and a third felt like it was coming. Kirk Davies intercepted a pass and teed up substitute Kai Cornish, with his shot going for a corner, from which Chris McGrath and Cattran got headers away, before Brokenshire intercepted a pass and fired wide.

The seemingly inevitable then happened with 73 minutes on the clock. Tucker whipped in a free-kick from the right and Wheat, playing at left-back once again, leaped brilliantly to power a header home for his first senior goal for the club.

Time was not on Mousehole's side if they were to respons and they struggled to fashion a clear-cut chance, with Toland's attempted lob being blocked in their only real effort on goal as their unbeaten season finally came to an end, with Helston marching on.

Helston: J Robertson, K Davies, C Wheat, C McGrath, H Jewell, O Brokenshire, B Tucker, M Bye, N Slateford, M Goldsworthy (K Cornish 67), P Cattran. Subs (unused): H Howlett, L Tonkin, A Wharton, G Roberts.

Mousehole: C Harvey, B Curtis, P Sousa, M Richards, B Harding (T Hands 86), S Burt, R McClean, L Cela, K Toland, A Bakayoko, G James (S Imade 67). Subs: B Williams, S Ziboth, J Devine.