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Riccall United ride their luck in Terrington Glory victory
RICCALL United left it late to preserve their 100 per cent record at Terrington Glory in the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division.
The second-placed side needed an injury time winner from Ryan Watson to seal a 3-2 victory – their tenth of the campaign.
Chris Rhodes put Terrington ahead, only to see Gary Collier level things up just before the break.
Glory led again early in the second half through Johnny Brown, but Tom Littlewood equalised with ten minutes remaining and Watson stole the points in the dying seconds.
Riccall remain four points behind Old Malton St Mary’s with three games in hand.
Saints ran out 4-1 winners at Dringhouses thanks to goals from Richard Dunning, Scott Preston, Jon Newton and Damon Cox. The ’Houses reply came from Dave Watson.
Mark Smythe chested the ball home to give Rovers the lead and Lee Jackson doubled the advantage, smashing home from 20 yards.
Jon James finished a great team move to push Rovers further clear after the restart before Angus Jones game the students a glimmer of hope. Gary Newton got a fourth for Huntington.
Dunnington retained fourth place after a 6-0 home demolition of Easingwold. Olly Newby hit a brace and was joined on the scoresheet by Robert Chipps, Tom Matthews, Scott Sullivan and Tom Richards.
Jake Moyse, Danny Leach and Matt Pallister found the target for Copmanthorpe in a 3-2 triumph over York RI. Cameron Sanderson and Kevin Scott bagged for RI.
After dominating play for nearly an hour, the visitors were 2-0 up thanks to a Rich Moss double, the first of which was a stunning 20-yard volley.
A late show from Wiggy turned the match on its head as Tom Jackson bagged a brace to level.
Home ’keeper Michael Clancy spared his side’s blushes with a last minute penalty save.
Aviva defeated St Clement’s 2-0 in a bottom of the table clash, with Warren Lowe and Lee Downham grabbing the goals.
Tadcaster Magnets remain six points clear at the top of division one after a 5-0 win at Hamilton Panthers. Strikes from Sam Harrison, Philip Smith, Daryl Carter, Daniel Phillis and an own goal made up the Taddy tally.
Osbaldwick remain on their heels after a 3-0 victory at Malton & Norton. Tom Young gave the away side the lead after 33 minutes, and hit a second on 65 minutes. Nick Lawrie completed the scoring late on.
Chris Thompson scored Church Fenton White Horse’s winner against Tockwith in the first minute.
Brooklyn are third after goals from Andrew Metcalfe and Karl Richardson gave them a 2-0 win over Total Sports.
Hemingbrough were 4-0 winners against Pocklington courtesy of Harry Jackson, Michael Hemingway and Adrian Wood (2).
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