Devonshire top after victory over Diamonds
Once again the weather adversely affected the Chesterfield & District Sunday Football League programme but NAPIT ONE title challengers Hasland Devonshire were able to play for only the second time in 2016.
They beat Creswell Black Diamond2-1 to move above Hepthorne Lane to the top of the division, Danny Mason and Jordan Foster scoring.
In THREE Newbold beat New Inn Tupton 5-1 to go second behind leaders Renishaw MW. Sam Finlaw hit a hat-trick, Ben Copestake and Ben Townsend adding goals number four and five.
Oaks FC and Hollingwood Athletic drew 2-2.
Duckmanton Community’s trials and tribulations continued in FOUR as they were on the wrong end of a 12-0 drubbing by Spartans. Craig Tromans took full advantage of Community’s fragile defence by claiming five goals in the victory to take his total to 22 for the season. Sean Byrne bagged a treble, their goals added to by Kane Conroy, Simon Ross, Liam Simmonds and Malc Jelley.
Into FIVE and Renishaw Rangers made it 12 wins from 12 by beating Bolsover Town 4-1, extending their lead at the top of the division to 11 points. Antony Deane hit two goals in the victory, John Parsons and Mark Robinson one each.
Grassmoor Sports are second after beating Barlow Kingston Rovers 5-1, skipper John Donaldson scoring twice and Ash Walters, Liam Ainger and Scott Chambers once each.
SEVEN’s Newbold Community Football Training hammered Dronfield Town 10-1. Josh Bennett scored five times while Antony Brown netted twice and Steve Haywood, Dan Hodson and Luke Wadsworth- Thurnham once.
At Highfield Park Ye Olde Nags Head just edged out New Bolsover Social Club 5-4 in a tense encounter. Jordan Sambrook scored twice for the winners, Martin Cox, James Thompson and Richard Atkinson once apiece.
In the Dey and Co Alma Cup 2-2 was the score after 90 minutes and 3-3 after 120 minutes in the game between Crispin Casuals and Clowne Wanderers Reserves before the former went through to the next round, winning the resulting penalty shoot-out 4-1.
AFC North Wingfield and Glapwell Gladiators played out an exciting game in the Chatsworth Cup with the former winning 5-3, whilst in the Hutson Spartans 2nds won 4-1 at Lockoford Inn and Furnace Hill Hurricanes 7-4 at Britannia Tupton in a game in which three players scored hat-tricks, Mark Vine for Britannia and Pete Stubley and Neil Hollingworth for Furnace Hill.