YORK Fastpack LTD Sunday Morning League division one leaders Wigginton Grasshoppers survived a seven-goal thriller, edging 4-3 past Brayton at home.

The visitors took the lead three times in the first half, pegged back each step of the way by the Grasshoppers, and the sides went into the break level.

Brayton’s first came just five minutes into the game with Will Cleary tapping in Kyle Wilks’ ball, cancelled out two minutes later by Jordan Holt’s volley into the roof of the net.

Wilks then put the visitors back in the lead with a beautifully curled strike before Tom Derbyshire slotted home from close range for the Grasshoppers.

Davey Cryer netted Brayton’s final goal following a good team passing move, but Terry Taylor levelled again, this time from the penalty spot.

The second half bore fewer goals, with Wigginton finding the net five minutes from time through Michael Clancy.

York Nomads dropped to second spot after having three points deducted, but continued their winning ways with a 5-1 home victory over Bramham.

George Brown scored two and Liam Flanagan, Cameron Mulhearn and Nick Kennedy netted one apiece, with Bramham’s only reply coming from Anthony Walsh.

NUR claimed their first victory of the season with a 2-0 win over Hambleton.

Goals from Gary Stephenson and Calum Roe-Dixon either side of half-time saw the side move up to eighth in the table.

Division two leaders Atlanta dropped points for only the second time this season, with a 3-3 draw at home to Wentworth.

On the scoresheet for the table-toppers were Ben Parker, with two, and Carl Brockhill.

Peter Baird, Dan Mullen and Dom Green netted for the visitors.

Second-placed Walnut Tree beat battling bottom side Burnholme 6-2, with Chris Barrat scoring three, Ryan Garbutt two and Chris Walters adding.

Danny Phillips and Chris Cooper scored Burnholme’s goals.

Acomb Club thrashed White Horse 11-2.

Adam Chaplin scored four, Thomas Medd a hat-trick, Jamie Edgerton two and Jacob Green and Ryan Day both added to the scoresheet.

FC Harrogate and Rawcliffe United had to settle for a point apiece, with Harrogate coming from 3-1 down at half-time to claim a 3-3 draw.

Luke Middleton scored two goals and Sean Robinson added for FC Harrogate.

The biggest scoreline of the weekend was Haxby United’s 15-0 thrashing of Kings Head.

Harry Moorcroft bagged a double hat-trick, while Tom Kilvington and Dave Fell scored doubles and Will Plews, Billy Lindsell, Gareth Harton and Mike Fell all added singles to the tally.

Thorpe United beat Clockhouse 8-2, with Dom Balance and Adam Blades netting first-half braces, Curtis Swain getting a second-half hat-trick and Reece Stronach also among the goals.

Two teams from the Sunday Morning League progressed to the next round of the West Riding County Cup.

Malt Shovel passed through as opponents West Bowling forfeited the game, while Hounds beat Beldon Oddies 5-1.