McIntosh goal earns pointLatics under-18's drew 1-1 at home to Rochdale in the Football League Youth Alliance's North West Conference.
It was the youngsters' first competitive action for almost two months and was a good workout at Chapel Road.
Dale took a lead but Latics equalised in the latter stages of the opening period.
Chris Sutherland intercepted a pass, broke and crossed for Carlton McIntosh (pictured) to fire home.
The match was marred by two sendings of as both sides finished with 10 players.
Latics' Jack Truelove was shown the red card along with a Dale player in separate incidents.