DANNY EARL struck in the second half to secure a point for Pickering Town from a 1-1 draw against Widnes in BetVictor Northern Premier League north/west division.

The Mill Lane visitors had led through Rhain Hellawell’s 15th minute goal, when he managed to net from a rebounded Harrison Foulkes clearance.

The home side missed a chance to equalise on 32 minutes, when Elliot Holmes saw his penalty saved by the Widnes keeper.

However, Earl, back from injury, headed the Pikes back on level terms on 59 minutes.

Pickering fielded new signing Iwan Heeley in midfield, while Matty Turnbull celebrated his 150th appearance for the club.

Tomorrow Pickering travel to Bootham Crescent to take on York City in the North Riding Senior Cup, kick off 7.30pm.

New Tadcaster Albion boss Paul Quinn will have to wait to take charge of his first game after the Brewers' trip to Clitheroe was postponed.

The kick off was initially delayed but then the game was called off due to a "partial floodlight failure caused by a power shortage outside the ground at Shawbridge".

In the premier division, Scarborough Athletic lost 1-0 at home to Lancaster City, while Whitby Town snatched a 3-3 draw in a dramatic finish at Basford United.

Nathan Watson put the home side 3-2 up with a minute remaining, but former York City player Daniel Rowe then grabbed a late leveller.

Selby Town were thwarted by the weather again as their trip to Dronfield Town in Toolstation Northern Counties East League division one was postponed.

The Robins are in third place, 10 points behind leaders Skegness Town but with four games in hand and four points behind second-placed Campion, who have played two more games.

On Tuesday at 7.45pm, Selby will try again to play their FA Vase second round tie against Bridlington, with the game being played at Bridlington.