Killamarsh Juniors Athletic remain a point clear of second placed Hasland in Division One after a comfortable 4-0 win at Fox Green over Creswell.
Leading goalscorer Gary Parsons took his season’s tally to ten, as A Parsons, Kaye and Holmes all got on the scoresheet.
Hasland kept pace, thumping Hepthorne Lane 6-2 with man of the match James Senior bagging three, aided by goals from Danny Robinson, Lee Clay and Luke Beatson.
Senior’s former club Bolsover Town Social Club, who have made their worse start to a season for several years, finally recorded their first win, 2-1 over Brampton Rovers who are bottom of the pile having now lost eight from eight starts.
Eckington Boys proved to be too strong for visitors AFC Whitecotes, Knowles, Savage, Sydall and Wilson scoring in Eckington’s 4-1 win whilst in a tight game at the Golden Ball Ground Renishaw MW drew 1-1 with Clowne Wanderers, Spinks for Renishaw, Richardson for Wanderers.
New Whitt remain very much on course for promotion to the top flight as they eclipsed Ashover Vale 3-1 to stay nine points clear at the top of Division Two.
Daley Furness, Gareth Hannaby and Gary Morton were the match winners for New Whitt who have now hit an impressive 47 goals in just 11 starts, Morton scoring 14.
Barrow Hill MC have scored seven goals fewer than the leaders and are second in the table following their 4-2 win at Silver Birches. Aiden Ordidge, Sanderson, Whittaker and Wain scoring.
FC Brimington went into their game against Wingerworth Barley Mow looking to exploit their opponents’ defensive weaknesses, Mow having shipped 37 goals so far and they did, scoring three times. Unfortunately for them Barley Mow responded with four goals of their own coming from Rouse, Illingworth, Miller and Jack. Tibshelf Town’s Vardy helped himself to a treble, Garrard and Cousins one each as they comfortably won 5-1 at Hollingwood.
West Killamarsh continue to set the pace in Division Three, their 3-1 win at Dronfield Woodhouse, which came thanks to strikes from Sorsby, Unwin and Reaney, maintaining their three point advantage over second placed AFC Bolsover who also won, 5-3 at Hopflower Athletic. Josh Parfitt and Joe Seredynski both scored twice for Bolsover, Rushby once.
The game at Norbriggs between Steelmelters Arms Killamarsh and Beechers Brook was effectively over as a contest as early as the 12th-minute, Beechers racing into a 4-0 lead. Things did improve for Steelmelters as the game wore on before they finally went down 6-1 to two goals each from Bexton and Linacre, one each from Lowe and Parsons.
Red Lion bounced back from last week’s defeat to Creswell Black Diamond to record an impressive 5-1 win at fellow promotion hopefuls Matlock Town Wanderers, Mathewman twice, Linacre, Brear and De-Ieso the scorers. New Inn Newton’s clash with Brickmakers was a close fought affair but New Inn eventually prevailed by two goals to one.
It’s as you were at the top of Division Four as leaders Pilsley beat Steelmelters 2-0 to remain in pole position, AFC North Wingfield moving up to second by beating Spartans by the same score-line. On target for the leaders were Cave and Newman whilst Wingfield’s marksman was Andy Woolvern, scoring twice to make it six goals in seven days for him.
A seven-goal thriller at Netherthorpe School went the way of the hosts Lowgates Sports Club who just edged out opponents New Whitt B by the odd goal in seven, Steven Linney scoring twice as did Craig White. The relegation battle between bottom side Chesterfield Arms and third from bottom Harleys Scarlets ended all square at two goals each.
Division Five: Clowne Wanderers Reserves 4 Spital 0; North Wingfield MW 5 Old Whittington MW; Brimington United 1 Brampton Brewery 1.
Division Six: Crown Killamarsh 8 Barlow Kingston 0; Hady Villa 2 Markham Arms 2; Holmehall 2nd’s 6 Renishaw MW Reserves 1; Furnace Hill Hurricane 3 Dronfield Wanderers 2.
Division Seven: Duckmanton Community 8 Brimington Club 0; Oxcroft Utd 4 Dronfield Town 1; Brampton Rovers Reserves 3 Spartans 2ND 3; Boot and Shoe 6 Britannia Tupton 1; Glapwell Gladiators 3 Miners and Diners 3; Grassmoor Sports Reserves 3 Squadron Medical 1.