Northants Sunday Combination round-up: Dean delivers as Dynamo close in on leaders Standens Barn

Abington Stanley v Bat & Wickets
Abington Stanley v Bat & Wickets

Dean Lukeman was the hat-trick hero as Dynamo moved to within a point of leaders Standens Barn in the premier division.

Lukeman scored three and Bobby Lane added a single as Dynamo won 4-0 at Midshire Electrical.

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The win means they stay second, a point behind Barn, but with a game in hand.

Windmill Warriors are up to fourth after they saw off Blakesley 4-1.

The men on the mark for Windmill were Callum Vango, Ross Arundell, Andy Seaton and Chris Swallow, with Jack Vacher replying.

In division two, leaders Golden Horse dropped points for the first time this season as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Roade.

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James Laughton and Dane Salmon netted for Roade, with Andy Watts and Jake Hogben rescuing a point for Horse.

Manfield Rangers found their shooting boots as they hammered FC Locomotiv Moulton 6-1.

Tim England and Gareth Goddard both netted twice, while there was one apiece for Jack Bates and Mark Tiffany.

Moulton’s consolation was scored by Joe Bomben.

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Division three leaders AFC Pioneers dropped two precious points as they were held to a 4-4 draw in a thriller at Thorplands Club 81 Reserves.

Luke Kentish, Daniel Richards, Shane Lothian and Leroy Donegal scored for Club, with Chris Hales (2), Thomas Antwi and Luke Marlow levelling it up.

Second-placed Hartwell Forest are now just a point behind with three games in hand following their narrow 2-1 win at Woodford United.

Tony Gibbs notched both for Hartwell, with Alex Kibblewhite netting for Woodford.

Northampton Hotspur had an easy morning as the picked off Royals Reserves 5-0, their goals coming from Tom Julings (2), Johnny Spooner (2) and Darren Elliott.

Luke Anderson was Billing United’s two-goal star as the division four pacesetters edged out Yusen Logistics 2-1, the latter’s reply coming from Daniel Thompson.

Marc Jobson scored for Northampton Hotspur Reserves, but it was the merest of consolations as his side was battered 12-1 by Thorplands Club 81 A, while second-placed Spartak Reserves kept the pressure on Billing with a 7-3 win at Hartwell Forest Reserves.

Brian Foggarty (2) and Andy Fair were on the mark for Hartwell, but their efforts were dwarfed by goals from Brad Mosedale (2), Ali Foote, Danny Heard, Harry Mundy, Kasy Morgan and Ashley Morton.

Brafield United hit the goal trail as the division three side hammered the Sunday Combination’s bottom team, Vesta FC, 10-0 in the Ken Parker League Cup.

Mark Kallenbach led the way with a hat-trick, while also on target were Dan Brockwell, Chris Brockwell, Jake Mayhew (2), Rikki Roberts (2) and Andy Houlden.

Standens Barn were also in the goals as the premier division leaders beat division two high-flyers Billing United 7-2.

Barn’s goal grabbers were Daniel Webster (2), Justin Dowling (2), Ben Foster, Ryan Ansell and Steve Swan, with Billing hitting back through Nick Ling and Russell Collier.

Kieran Faulkner scored the only goal as AFC Dee edged out FC Gallery, and there was also only one goal in the game between Welland Valley and FC Fotogold, with Lynden Attwell winning it for Valley.

Devonshire Club cantered to a 4-1 win at Spartak (Will Briscoe) thanks to strikes from Joe Handley, Matthaus Bates (2) and Ryan Brown, while Kingsthorpe Wanderers were 5-3 winners at FC Victoria.

Wanderers’ marksmen were Jonathon Shakespeare 2, Mark Faulkner, Ashley Clamp and Fabian Brown.

Penalties were needed to separate Butcher Loco and Deers Leap after they drew 2-2 after extra-time, and it was Loco who held their nerve to win 5-4 on spot-kicks.

In the match itself, Loco’s goals came from James Morgan and Ben Spick, with Joe Dewar and Robert Bolton hitting back for Leap.

There was one match in the NTFA Plester Shield, and it was won by Zedi United who saw off AFC Thorpe 4-2.

Michael Cromey and Ryan Thompson were on target for Thorpe, but doubles from Luke Pankewycz and Jacob Gartland won it for Zedi.