With Mark Jago and Ash Winfield pulling out late, Matt Peberday dropped back to partner skipper Terry Henshaw in defence.
It was Pebs who opened the scoring on 32m with a good strike.
Manager Dave Marlow made it 2-0, with a beautifully taken free kick.
Harry Simpson pulled a goal back for the visitors on 43mins.
Goal of the game came from Mason Frizelle on 58mins.
A sweeping move involving Ruban Mitchell,Kyle McDermott, Matt Murphy, ended by Frizelle, with a delicate lob over the keeper,to restore Linbys 2 goal lead.
Jack Hopper pulled a goal back for Calvo on 69mins, but Linby saw the game out, to collect all 3 points.
A good crowd of around 60 went home thoroughly entertained.
With most of them looking forward to Thursdays Reserves Final.