York John Smith's Sunday Morning League division four leaders Skelton hit back from two down after 25 minutes to get a 2-2 draw against F1 Racing, writes Garry Carter.

Yeowart and Grewer put F1 Racing in the driving seat.

Neale Holmes pulled one back for Skelton five minutes later and Liam Holmes capitalised on a goalkeeping error to equalise before the interval. There were no goals in the second half.

Acomb Celtic were surprisingly held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Poppleton Road WMC, who were denied victory by Celtic's keeper making a string of fine saves.

Chris Murcott netted for Poppleton Road, with Ian Dickinson replying for Acomb Celtic.

Ryan Chadwick hit four goals and Matty Muscroft and Craig Anderson weighed in with a hat-trick each as Selby Olympia WMC Reserves hammered Castle Howard Ox 15-1 to keep their title hopes alive.

John Heads struck twice and Daniel Johns once as Wilberfoss won 3-2 against Gypsy Moth, whose marksmen were Sayles and Cooper.

A single strike from Simon White was all that Albion Vaults had to show for first half superiority against Enterprise, whose Phil Hartley equalised to snatch a point.

After a goalless first half Thomas's Hotel cut loose in the second half of their division five clash at home to Raskelf Rovers.

Stevie Scott scored a hat-trick to go within two goals of the club scoring record, but missed a late penalty. Terry Taylor netted twice and Chris Moffatt got one goal. Goodwin scored for Raskelf.

Quaker Wood still have their eyes on the second automatic promotion spot after a 5-2 win at Fulford courtesy of an own goal and a brace each for Allen and Hussein.

However, Hussein then marred his achievement by being sent off for striking an opponent.

Turner and Long scored for Fulford.

Selby Griffin are the only team who can prevent Wanderers from taking the title after they won 7-0 at Pocklington Rangers, with Bennett hitting a treble.

Griffin and Wanderers on April 14 meet in what could be a title decider.

Andrew Hird bagged a brace as Firkin 103 drew 2-2 with Wrights Sports Bar.

The league's next meeting is on Thursday, March 31 at New Earswick Bowls Club.

Updated: 09:39 Friday, March 25, 2005