Northants Combination round-up: Five-star Moulton sweep aside struggling Stanion

Moulton eased to a 5-0 victory over premier division strugglers Stanion Redstar at Brunting Road.

Aaron Dickens, Sam Durrant, Daniel Raymond, Adam Selling and Joshua Clipston shared the goals for Moulton, who remain in ninth.

The other premier division game saw league leaders Weldon suffer their first defeat of the season, losing out 4-3 at the hands of Ringstead Rangers.

Weldon goals came from Dalibor Kovacevic (2) and Jake Thompson.

In division one, third-placed Weedon had to settle for a point following a 2-2 draw with Medbourne.

Jordan Casey and Thomas Murfitt got the goals for Weedon, who now trail leaders Drayton Grange by four points.

Borough Alliance made home advantage count beating Kislingbury 2-0, moving two places up the table to push for a top-two finish. Will Arnold and Callum Errington were the men on target.

Higham Ferrers had an 8-1 victory over Grange Park Rangers, extending the gap between second and third place in the table.

Eleventh-placed Stanwick Rovers, who are on a good run of form, secured a 4-1 win over fifth-placed Wellingborough Rising Sun.

Tom Yorston claimed a brace to lead West Haddon Albion to a 4-2 victory over FC Titchmarsh.

Elliot Grice and Alex Burley also netted singles in the win.

In division three, Desborough & Rothwell United went on a goal spree against Irthlingborough Rangers, winning 14-0 to maintain their push for a top-three finish.

Goals from Geoff Butler (2) Charlie Hillyer (2), Jon Manning (2), McAuley Thompson (2), George Hastings (2), Matthew Bass, Thomas Coe, Kieran Toseland and Connor 

Fourth-placed Northampton Spartak played host to fifth-placed Corby Kingswood and the hosts took the points, winning 3-0 thanks to a double-strike from Ashley Hunt and an own goal.

Northampton Spartak hosted local rivals Northampton Mereway and neither team could be separated after the 90 minutes, finishing 3-3.

Mereway’s goals came from Justin Jones (2) and Anderw Wimpress.

In the reserve premier division, Corby Grampian Res had their first game in three weeks and showed bottom markers Brixworth Reserves no sympathy putting three goals past them without reply.

Mark Mitchell, Lee Sinclair and George Brown did the damage.

James King Blisworth Res maintained their push as league leaders with a 5-0 win over second-placed Weldon United Reserves.

Weldon have games in hand but need to win them all to push for top spot.

In reserve division one, Gretton Res, who have won 10 and drawn two of their 12 games, showed Weedon Reserves no mercy by defeating them by 4-0 to push Weedon down the table.

Weldon United A fought out a great battle in awful conditions, with both teams going for the win, but it was Corby Eagles that won the game 
with a 20-yard goal. Weldon A goals came from Aaron Brown.

The only game in reserve division two saw Desborough & Rothwell United Res claim a 4-3 victory against Higham Town Res, lifting them one place in the table.

Desborough goals came from Matthew King (3) and Jordan Beardsworth.