DRINGHOUSES continued their perfect start to the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division season with a 3-0 defeat of Kirkbymoorside.

They have now collected maximum points from their first nine games.

Sam Ripley-Kitson, Liam Robertson and Matthew Mulhearn fired Houses to victory and helped them to extend their lead at the top to six points.

Second-placed Thorpe United lost ground on the leaders following a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Easingwold Town.

Josh Cryer and Joe Crosby struck for the home side with Gary Collier and Edward Wileman netting for the Selby side.

Wigginton Grasshoppers moved up to third after a 5-0 success at Dunnington.

Neale Holmes put the visitors ahead after seven minutes and doubled his tally 18 minutes later.

A stunning solo effort from Gary Newton made it 3-0 on the hour mark before Sam Gough thundered the ball home to make it 4-0 with 20 minutes to play.

Jake Duckworth wrapped up the scoring five minutes from time.

The ever-reliable Chris Dyson weighed in with yet another hat-trick for Huntington Rovers as his side gained a 7-3 success over Poppleton United.

Jonny Bullivant (2) and Andrew Simpson also bagged for the hosts, along with an effort from 16-year-old Leo Jones, scoring his first goal in men’s football.

Brad Worsfold, Kevin Luke and Alex Janes replied for Poppy.

Hemingbrough United moved up to seventh with a 5-0 defeat of Sporting Knavesmire.

Osbaldwick moved to within three points of Strensall Tigers at the top of division one with a 3-1 victory over Marston Green.

Tom Metcalfe put Osbaldwick ahead from the penalty spot, with their other efforts coming courtesy of Fergus McAughtrie and Alex Zachariou.

Marston Green’s consolation came via an own goal.

Rawcliffe rescued a point from the jaws of defeat after coming from 3-0 down at Haxby to secure a 3-3 draw.

Jonny Jackson, Dan Clipston and Paul Holmes sent Haxby into a seemingly insurmountable lead before Dan Hobson, Dan Moll and Dave Hartas hit back for the visitors.

Rufforth leapfrogged Barmby Moor in the division two table following their 5-1 defeat of their hosts.

Danny Wood, Liam Keenaghan, Callum Pattison, Ashley North and James Ford found the net for Rufforth.

Adam Webster (2), Dan Gibney and goalkeeper Alex Lucian were on target for Wilberfoss in a 4-2 triumph at Bubwith.

Wilberfoss now sit fourth in the table.

An own goal allied to strikes from Sam Clarke, Liam White (2) and Will Hodgson (2) allowed York St John University to maintain their 100 per cent record in division three with a 6-0 defeat of Elm Park.

Garforth WMC remain three points clear of the students, having played two more games, and kept this distance intact as goals from Jack Wilton, Ethan Nixon and Jed Hudson gave them a 3-0 win against Crayke United.

York RI defeated LNER Builders 4-1.

Alex Sanderson, Tom Haase, Josh Farrow and Jai Wilson netted for the hosts with Josh Patterson replying for Builders.

Dringhouses edged a seven-goal thriller at Tockwith 4-3 to remain level on points with Old Malton St Mary's in reserve 'A'.

Jamie Perkins bagged a hat-trick for the home side but goals from Tom Hawksby (2), Rob Hutton and Keanan Crake gave Houses the win.

Old Malton St Mary's kept up their great start to the season with an emphatic 16-1 defeat of Poppleton United, for whom Joe Schofield netted.

Strikes from Ash Hill, Paul Scaife (2) and Josh Goodway (2), along with an own goal, made up Huntington Rovers' haul in their 6-3 success at Thorpe United.

Louis Otterburn (2), Alex Cowley (2) and Joshua Gath fired the goals for Easingwold Town in a free-scoring 5-5 draw at Church Fenton.

Tadcaster Magnets and Hemingbrough United sit second and third in reserve 'B' following their 4-4 share-all.

Osbaldwick gained a 4-1 triumph at home to Copmanthorpe despite a magnificent free-kick from club stalwart Terry Hibbert.

Matty O'Connell, Lewis Keenan, Henry Robinson and Tom Burdett pulled the trigger for the Osso goals.

Malt Shovel defeated F1 Racing 4-1.

Drew Brabbs (2), Liam Wingfield, Kieran Flanagan (2), Jonny Cooper (2) and Luke Quantock struck for Strensall in a 9-1 victory over Heslington to maintain their position at the top of the reserve 'C' table.

Steve Neal and Frankie Eadie hit the target for Marston Green in their 2-1 success at Civil Service.

Danny Walters hit the sole goal for the hosts.

Brooklyn scored an 8-2 success at Sporting Knavesmire.