SUNDAY COMBINATION: Happy Hales doubles up as Pioneers progress
Chris Hales hit a double as AFC Pioneers progressed to the third round of the Ken Parker Cup.
Rob Kirby and Tom Parker were also on target in the 4-3 success against Thorplands Club 81.
Duane Morgan, Shane Lothian and Chief Boateng bagged the consolation goals for Club 81.
Sporting Sapphire are also through to the next round after securing a 6-0 success against Deers Leap.
Andrew Neath netted twice, with Chris Culley, Max Payne, Ryan Archer and Connor Brown also on the scoresheet.
Billing United battled past AFC Becket, eventually needing penalties to prevail.
Luke Bell and Luke Smart netted in normal time for Billing, who won 4-2 in the shoot-out.
St Margaret’s were also winners as they beat Manfield Rangers 5-3.
Ashford Campbell claimed a double for Maggies, with Rashid Koriya, Harry Barnes and Joe Evans also registering.
Matt Silecchia, Dave Hodson and Jason Rose replied for Rangers.
MDS Gallery grabbed their place in the next round by beating Hardingstone Sun.
Steve Grimley, Stuart Reid and Jack Davies got the goals in a 3-1 win.
Lee Broome replied for Hardingstone.
Bradley Mosedale and Bradley Head bagged doubles in Spinney Hill FC’s 5-2 success against Monks Park WMC.
Robbie Websdale got the other Spinney Hill goal.
Golden Horse continued their march towards the premier division title by beating Royals 4-1.
Jake Hinton, Pierre Coleman, Chris Kirby and Robbie Bushell helped Horse to bag their 10th win in 11 league games.
Dan Nolan replied for Royals.
In division one, Brafield United claimed only their second win of the season as they shocked AFC Hackleton with a 4-1 win.
Brafield, who remain bottom, won it thanks to a double from Jamie Parker and singles from Todd Thomas and John Durham.
Hackleton stay third after Dan Porter’s goal proved in vain.
In division two, Cal McCaul claimed a hat-trick and Tom Buller grabbed a double as FC Phoenix earned a 7-3 win against Royals Reserves.
Nathan Champelovier, Luke Spanswick and Danny Attree replied for Royals Reserves, who drop to second.
Golden Horse Reserves are now top after they won 6-1 at AFC Hackleton Reserves.
Phil Boyes bagged the Hackleton Reserves goal, but Leroy Manning’s hat-trick, Nathan Mason’s double and Jake Carley’s double claimed the win for Horse.
Jame Cahill was on target for Travis Perkins but they lost 3-1 to Eastern Eagles.
Joe Colville claimed a double as Northampton Dons won 5-2 against Naseby FC.
Billy Lloyd and Ben Liptroft replied for Naseby.
Ady York delivered a goal for The District in their 2-1 win against Thorplands Club 81 Reserves.
In Veterans Group A, Thorplands Club 81 won 3-1 against Weedon thanks to two goals from Matt Marple and one from Dan Lansden.
Tim Bailey was on target for Weedon.
Adrian Fuller scored two in James King Blisworth’s 4-2 win against Jameeah.