Huntington Rovers beaten 9-2 by reserve ‘A’ champions Dunnington

Huntington Rovers Dunn over by  reserve ‘A’ champions

Huntington Rovers Dunn over by reserve ‘A’ champions

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HAPLESS Huntington Rovers suffered a 9-2 mauling at the hands of defending York Minster Engineering Football League reserve ‘A’ champions Dunnington.

The victors moved ten points clear of Dringhouses at the top of the table. The plunder was shared between Callum Richardson (2), Jacob Hall, Joe Waines, Tom Gore, Robert Hart, Samson Wildwood, Andy Rose and substitute Michael Nobel.

John Hetherton and debutant Brian Crampton replied for Rovers.

There were also 11 goals at Church Fenton where Wigginton Grasshoppers were 8-3 winners.

Josh Hutchinson put Hoppers into the lead direct from a corner before Dan Welborn netted twice either side of a Chris Taylor goal to establish a four-goal advantage. Jack Thompson’s strike increased the lead to 5-0 at half-time.

Welborn completed his hat-trick with goals from Craig Harrison and Craig Huggins rounding off the haul.

Dan Hilton netted twice to fire Haxby United to victory over York RI. Shane Bogg added a third for United with Danny Cates grabbing a consolation for RI.

Stu Auton and Steve Purdy scored either side of the break in Copmanthorpe’s 2-0 win at Easingwold.

Michael O’Connor’s goal against Stamford Bridge put Tadcaster Magnets just two points away from clinching the reserve ‘B’ crown after main challengers Riccall United lost 5-3 at Aviva.

Jimmy Dunwoody hit four for Aviva with Tom Milner slotting home a penalty. Daniel Rodwell (2) and Richard Sowden replied.

Fulford were 2-0 down in the opening two minutes at Heslington before Joe Konarski struck and then Zeus Cabana drove in a free-kick to level the game by half-time.

But Heslington took control in the second half to win 5-2. The nap hand was shared by Russell Carr (3), Dan Topping and an own goal.

Pocklington Town and Bishopthorpe United shared the spoils after a 2-2 draw.

Meanwhile, Brooklyn turned up the heat on reserve ‘C’ leaders Thorpe United after they defeated St Clement’s 2-1 in a hard-fought game.

St Clement’s led 1-0 at the break through Joe Hamilton, but goals from Danny Foxton and Callum Smith moved Brooklyn to within two points of the summit, further boosted by having four games in hand.

Ricki Hutton scored a fortuitous last-minute goal to give Hemingbrough a 2-1 triumph at Strensall.

Ryan Gale had previously found the net for the home side to cancel out Adam Fulcher’s opener.

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