SUNDAY COMBINATION: Five-star Carley motors for in-form Loco

ON THE BALL - action from White Elepphant against Royals Reserves (Pictures: Dave Ikin)
ON THE BALL - action from White Elepphant against Royals Reserves (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

Jake Carley scored five times as Far Cotton Loco Reserves hit the goal trail in division three, hammering Hackleton 9-0.

Dwayne Morgan chipped in with a hat-trick, while there was a single for Jamie Markie.

Welland Valley moved up to third with a 6-2 win at Thorplands Club 81 Reserves. Their goals were scored by Andrew Lambert, Alan Holland, Dave White, Lewis Collins and Craig Martindale.

In division two, Manfield Rangers made it six wins out of six as they dismantled Billing United Reserves 6-0.

Matt Seleucia scored a hat-trick and there was one apiece for Tim England and Gareth Goddard, as well as an own goal.

Manfield are already seven points clear at the top, but second-placed AFC Hackleton were also winners, seeing off Fox & Hounds 4-2 thanks to goals from Joe Malkin, Matt James, Dan Porter and Ollie Blayney. Lewis Griffiths scored both for Hounds.

MDS Rangers are up to third following their 5-3 win at Grange Park Rangers, with Adam Bazeley (2), Lloyd Hunter, Damian Keenan and James Brown on target.

Deers Leap lead the way in division one, and they were 10-1 winners at Far Cotton Loco as Danny Brown and Sam French both hit hat-tricks. Also on the scoresheet were Lee Thomas, Reece Grey, Ashley Eales and Beau Bennett.

Second-placed Red Lion Kislingbury maintained their 100 per cent record with a comprehensive 7-0 win at Monks Park WMC. Simon Steele hit a treble, and Tom Murfitt, Dan Healey, Reece Eason and Sean Weston one apiece.

In the other game, Jack Wright hit a hat-trick as Wootton Fields eased past Royals 4-0.

Premier division leaders Standens Barn were made to work all the way before edging past rock-bottom Spartak 3-2 thanks to goals from Damien Herbert (2) and Eddie Stewart, Spartak replying through Emmanuel Odiabi and Aaron Crampton.

Second-placed Kingsthorpe Wanderers thrashed Midshire Electrical 8-1 as Fabian Brown (3), Mark Faulkner (3), Danny Quigley and Adam Quigley found their shooting boots, while 100 per centers St Margaret’s enjoyed a 3-0 win over Golden Horse.

Courtney Herbert netted twice for Maggies, with Fazel Koriya getting the other.

In the NFA Sunday Shield, Spartak Reserves did the league proud as they won 5-1 at Real Sosobad.

Ashley Moreton and Kasy Morgan led the way with two goals apiece, while there was one for Kieran Tarry.