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Andrew Haigh gets Bishopthorpe United’s division two campaign off to a flier
Bishthorpe then added two more before Paul Walker struck back for Wilberfoss with a penalty just before the break.
Adam Robertson reduced the deficit further with Foss’s second, but Bishopthorpe made up for their many missed chances, finally grabbing a fourth goal to head the table.
Haxby United ground out a hard fought 2-0 win at home to Thorpe.
Nathan Green put Haxby in front on the stroke of half-time before Paul Scaife sealed the victory with ten minutes remaining on the clock.
Strensall led F1 Racing 1-0 at the break but a busy second period saw both sides help themselves to trebles as Strensall edged it 4-3. Joe Davison hit a hat-trick to add to Lee Lyons’ goal for Strensall to overcome efforts from Adam Love, Mike Taylor and George Trifan.
Stamford Bridge’s opening day division three encounter against Huby Utd yielded blank fare in the first half.
But Stamford asserted their authority in the second period with a devastating eight-goal haul.
Once Chris Day opened the scoring from a 25-yard free-kick, the game was effectively over. The Bridge tally was completed by doubles from James Hunt and substitute Oliver Lee, along with Michael Pearson, Jamie Rank and Paul Upton strikes.
Tom Knowles hit the only goal of the game for Bishop Wilton as Selby Olympia were left to rue a hatful of missed chances.
Tadcaster Town had no such worries as William Leatt and a Simon Wheatley brace gave them a comfortable 3-0 success at Civil Service.
Sporting Knavesmire defeated Ouseburn 5-2 thanks to strikes from Alex Dale, Mike Eddom, Ryan Gothard, James Windle and Andrew Simpson.
The top two places in division four are occupied by teams new to the league this season.
Jamie Potter, Glynn Harrison and Charles Duffy each scored two as South Milford beat Moor Lane 6-2. Danny Rodgers and Isaac Olaleye replied for the home side.
In the clash of the other new boys, Kirkbymoorside defeated Cawood 4-0 thanks to a sibling partnership as Ryan Rivis hit a hat-trick, brother Jordan notching the other.
A Niall Kirby penalty was enough to settle the game with Melbourne in the favour of Wheldrake, while Jorvik Blades were put to the sword by LNER Builders who claimed a 2-1 victory with goals from Sam Hill and Ben Fletcher.
In reserve ‘C’, Hemingbrough and Thorpe shared six goals to earn a point apiece.
Ricki Hutton completed a hat-trick for the home side but Greg Anderson, Aaron Tiplady and Sam Clarke combined to keep the score level.
Poppleton led 1-0 at half time through Alex Janes but Tockwith rallied in the second period to gain a 2-1 victory.
There were goals aplenty in the only reserve ‘D’ fixture with Hamilton Panthers losing 6-3 at Cliffe.
Nigel Horner weighed in with two goals for the victors, with James Grundy, Ryan Sutherland, Nathan Leach and an own goal completing the tally.
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