RYAN Blott’s double helped Pickering Town to a 4-0 win at Bottesford Town on in the Toolstation Northern Counties East League premier division.

A ninth-minute Thomas Johnson own goal and finishes from Blott and Russ Parker put the visitors three goals to the good before half-time. Blott’s strike with five minutes remaining sealed the victory. Pickering are now third in the division.

Selby Town surrendered a two-goal lead in their 3-3 draw at home to Ollerton Town in division one, and remain in sixth place.

The hosts took a 2-1 lead into the break thanks to goals from Reece Lucas and Joseph Dale either side of Christopher Hewitt’s equaliser, and pulled further ahead just after the restart through Liam Flanagan.

However, two quick-fire Jordan Buckham strikes levelled matters, and neither side could find the winner in the remaining 20 minutes.

Knaresborough Town have a two-point cushion at the top of division one despite losing 2-1 to a late goal at title contenders Yorkshire Amateur.

Gregg Anderson’s 70th-minute strike cancelled out the hosts’ first-half opening strike from Harrison Blakey, before Daniel Naidole got the winner in the 90th minute.

Harrogate Railway Athletic claimed a second-successive victory and lifted themselves to 20th in the premier division after beating basement side Clipstone 5-2 at home.

Adam Carter scored twice, and there was a goal each for Nathan James, Elliott Williams and Matthew Mulvihill.

Scarborough Athletic played out a 1-1 draw with Trafford for a point which edges them back into fourth place in the Evo-Stik League north division.

Newcomer James Walshaw – last season’s north division top scorer with Farsley Celtic – netted 53 minutes into his Boro debut, but his strike was cancelled out seven minutes later by Declan Rydings.

Harrogate Town recovered from a fourth-minute penalty for visitors Boston United to win 3-1 in National League North.

Ashley Hemmings scored for the visitors, before Town were awarded a penalty of their own. Joe Leesley’s initial shot was saved, but he scored with the follow-up.

Goals for George Thompson and Jordan Thewlis secured the points.

Town sit second, seven points behind leaders Salford City with a game in hand.