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FOOTBALL: West Witney's run ended by rivals Royal
11:00am Wednesday 24th October 2012 in Sport
Witney Royals wrecked West Witney’s unbeaten start to their Witney & District FA Premier Division campaign with a 3-2 away victory.
Tom Kempster, Will Graham and Matt Thompson did the damage for Royals, who move up to third.
Chipping Norton have opened up a four-point gap at the top after beating Charlbury Town 3-2. Craig McCallum and Sean Gilbert scored for the hosts, but goals from Alan Witham, Warwick Thompkins and Andy McCabe won it for Chippy. Ducklington rallied from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Spartan Rangers.
Alex Thompson and Charlie Waite appeared to have put Spartan in control, only for Ben Hutter and Ian Peedell to hit back for a point. Carterton A eased to a 3-1 home win against Hanborough, thanks to goals from David Craig, Chris McNeill and Dan Sollis. Scott Akers replied.
Joey Burgess scored a hat-trick but finished on the losing side as Han-borough Res went down 5-3 at home to FC Nomads in Division 1.
Chris Lawrence (2), Jon Woodward, Shane Imms and Andy Blissett scored for Nomads to secure the win. Mo Semlali was on target for Hail-ey Res again as they eased to a 3-1 home success against Chadlington.
John Andrews and Tom Gonzales got the others, with Kevin Mulhearn netting for Chadlington.
FC Mills are still searching for their first point after a 6-0 thrashing at Kingham AB. Dom Hemmings and Dan Davies both scored twice, with Edie Webb and Darrel Middleton completing the rout.
Div 2: Combe 2 (J Fisher 2), Milton 1 (R James); Eynsham SSC 2 (J Ayres, L Clarke), Witney Wanderers 2 (T Gregory, M Jones); Carterton Pumas 3 (D Wilkinshaw, D Chillington, S Harris), Middle Barton 1 (J Eaglestone).
Div 3: Tackley 2 (D Woodley, C Betreen), Carterton Rangers 3 (J Barker, B Pearce C Williams); FC Hollybush 2 (P Dray, K Diallo), Minster Lovell 0; Wootton 2 (A Bowerman 2) Kirtlington 2 (C Emmett, S Foreman).
Div 4: Witney Royals A 3 (J Bruce 2, J Russell), Eynsham SSC Res 5 (K Webb 3, J Hewitt, G Seeney); Spartan Rangers A 1 (A Skews), Bourton Rovers 3 (C Vinton, J Oakey, S Ternier); Milton Res 1 (P Benfield), Corinthians 2 (M Walters 2); Bampton Utd 2 (R Southwood, N Beckett), Ducklington A 2 (S Mace 2); Wychwood Forest 3 (J Hornsby, N Mustoe, L Gough), Greystones 1 (R Burton).
Jack Busby Memorial Trophy 2nd round: Chipping Norton Res 5 (S Philpotts 2, D Soper, S Thornton, K Watts), Spartan Rangers Res 3 (N Angus 2, T Merchant) aet; Chadlington Res 2 (D Townsend 2), Kingham AB Res 7 (R Collard 4, M Price, K Atkins, K Watson); Witney Royals Res 5 (D Paintin 2, M Piper 2, A Cross), Aston Res 1 (A Timms); Carterton B 5 (L Manning, D Anthony, A Harris, O Bush, M Hubert), FC Hollybush Res 1 (A Aniello); Brize Norton Res 0, West Witney 2 (S Henderson, P Read); Freeland B 1 (D Godden), Charlbury Town Res 3 (G Jones 2, J Webb); Stanton Harcourt 1 (D Smith), Aston 4 (B Sunblad 3, M Smith).