Town lost ground in the race to the SCFL title as Wick & Barnham United completed the double over them in the League, as Town slumped to only their fourth league defeat of the season.
Town started poorly as Wick scored in the sixth minute when Jack Daniels bundled the ball over the line following a goal mouth scramble.
Wick then protracted there lead by giving a way numerous free kicks as five Wick players entered the referees note book during the first half.
After forty minutes Eyrers handled in the area as Aaron Capon was through on goal, the referee gave the penalty, did not sent the player off despite being the last man, Jason Taylor stepped up only to hit a weak shot for Jordan Matthews to save low to his left.
After the break Town pressed but Wick held on with Dan Willett and Aaron Capon going close.
Town: Nessling, Foster, Bolwell, Vickers, Rogers, Sherriff, Taylor, Darby, N Crabb, Pogue, Taylor.
Subs used: Turner, Patton, Willett
Subs not used: Smith, Stone
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