Huntington Rovers seal away day joy in York Minster Engineering League premier division (From York Press)
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Huntington Rovers seal away day joy in York Minster Engineering League premier division
Dunnington appeared to have matters under control as they took an early lead, but Rovers were level within 60 seconds thanks to a penalty by Gary Newton.
Jon James then gave Huntington a half-time lead before Neale Holmes put them 3-1 up shortly after the restart. Chris Dyson then came off the bench, following a three-match ban, and quickly weighed in with a brace before Holmes scored an exquisite volley.
Josh Luckhurst gave ’Hoppers the advantage after 20 minutes, but the sides were level at half-time after a contentious free-kick was dispatched in fine style by Darren Dunning.
The home side’s advantage was restored after 50 minutes through Scott Stewart, but Wigginton faced an uphill task as they were reduced to ten men.
Danny Fogg headed a second equaliser for Old Malton before Marcus Godsell raced away to ensure Saints kept their advantage at the top of the table.
York St John University looked set for their for their first point of the season in a close game with St Clement’s. However, Saints completed a hit-and-run job in the form of Scott Nicholas’ last-minute penalty.
York RI’s topsy-turvy season continued as they suffered a 5-1 defeat at home to Terrington Glory.
Ben Richardson and Danny Meade gave Glory a 2-0 lead at the interval, and both players doubled their tallies in the second half.
RI got on the scoresheet through Cameron Sanderson but their fate was sealed by a late own goal.
John Patrick led the scoring with a hat-trick, while Matty Pallister, Robin Bedford and goalkeeper Ben Sheehan also got in on the act.
Mike Brown hit four goals as Brooklyn maintained their perfect record to remain at the division one summit.
The Ryedale side were 10-0 winners over Selby RSSC, with Andy Metcalfe bagging a hat-trick to add to an Andy Phillips brace and a Johnny Dunning goal.
Osbaldwick also boast a 100 per cent record after a 6-1 victory at Hemingbrough.
Steve Jarman and Tom Wheatland netted for Osbaldwick before Luke Zacharenko pulled a goal back. Nick Lawrie hit a brace, while Michael Whiteley and Matt Hattee also scored as Osbaldwick moved up to second.
Tockwith picked up their first points with a 4-2 win at Hamilton Panthers. Kevin Butler and Paul King, from the penalty spot, scored for Panthers.
Jack Blackmore, Johnny Moss and Scott Pallister were also on target for Rawcliffe.
Ian Beckram’s penalty midway through the first half earned Cliffe a 1-0 win over Heslington.
Neil Yeowart and George Trifan were on target for F1 Racing in a 2-0 win over Haxby United.
Nik Palfreyman’s goal was not enough to prevent Barmby Moor crashing to a 4-1 defeat at home to Strensall.
Johnny Cooper hit a brace, while Mick Pipe and Chris Cooper also netted for Strensall.
Fulford United made light work of Wilberfoss in an 8-1 victory.
Danny Penrose hit a hat-trick and Guy Codie struck twice. Gary Blaymires, Dane Winn and Finn McCusker also scored, while James Hopwood struck for ’Foss.
Sporting Knavesmire maintained their six-point cushion at the top of division three with a 2-1 victory at Civil Service.
Alex Dale and James Windle gave Knavesmire the advantage by half-time before Ross Dixon reduced the deficit.
Alex Nockels hit a hat-trick for Rufforth in a 7-2 win at Huby. Chris Murcutt, Connor Pears, Dan Witcombe and Joe Bootland also found the net. Ashley Innes and Ben Eaton scored for Huby.
York Acorn inflicted a 6-2 defeat on Tadcaster Town. Five of their goals came courtesy of the Dutton family, with Leigh grabbing a hat-trick and Andy a brace. Lee Jacobs scored Acorn’s sixth.
A Tom Knowles’ treble gave Bishop Wilton the edge as they gained a 5-2 success at home to Stamford Bridge. Jason Nattrass and Andrew Healy were also on target for the home side, with John Cavanagh and Craig Hargreaves finding the net for Stamford.
Kirkbymoorside’s impressive start in division four continued with a 4-1 success at LNER Builders. Sam Hill notched the Builders’ goal.
Isaac Oleye bagged a brace as Moor Lane beat Jorvik Blades 4-2.
Danny Rodgers and Dave Dawson also netted.
Martin Peacock’s effort could not prevent Melbourne suffering a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Cawood, while Huntington were 5-1 winners at home to Wheldrake.
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