2:00pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013
Jamie Rutter scored on the stroke of half-time to earn Ardington & Lockinge a narrow 1-0 win at Saxton Rovers and maintain their 100 per cent start to their first season back in North Berks League Division 1 for five years.
A Steve Molloy double plus Matt Saunders and Andy Sutherland strikes gave Long Wittenham Athletic a 4-0 win at Lambourn Sports, whilst Kintbury Rangers won 5-0 at Crowmarsh Gifford courtesy of a Charlie Allsop hat-trick and Shaun Thorpe and Jakes Shearsby efforts.They go into second and third respectively.
It ended up honours even in the local derby between Dorchester and Berinsfield as goals from Josh Nicholls and Josh McInnerny for the home side were cancelled out by strikes by Andy Samson and Mark Ingram for the visitors in the 2-2 draw.
Wallingford Town also drew 2-2 at Faringdon Town to claim their first point of the season.
Mickey Bone and Ashley Searle scored their goals sandwiched by Paul Whitewood and Gary Sutton efforts for Faringdon.
Steve Pitson hit a hat-trick and Adam Greenaway a brace as leaders Abingdon United Res stormed to a 7-0 win at Sutton Coutenay in Division 2.
Tom Larman and Aaron Andrews completed their tally to stay top on goal difference from second-placed Wantage Town A.
Wantage won 5-0 at home to previously unbeaten Coleshill United, courtesy of a Liam McCullough two-timer and goals from Sam Barder, Bill MacDonald and Dave Richardson.
Nino and Frankie Merola were both on the scoresheet for Radley in their 3-1 victory at East Hendred. Luke Ambler netted the third with Gareth Cooper scoring for the hosts.
Drayton smashed local rivals Steventon 9-2, with Ashley Seamark hitting a hat-trick alongside goals from Ryan Seamark, Kevin Kogel, Dave Stapleton, Gareth Small, Kieran O’Connor and Mike Greenaway.
Kevin Scott and Barry MacBeth both scored in vain for Steventon. Marcham and Faringdon Town Res shared the points in a 1-1 draw, with Sean Masterton on target for the home side and Glenn Townsend for the visitors.
Hanney United wrecked Kintbury Rangers Res’ unbeaten record in a shock 2-1 victory away from home in Division 3.
Strikes from James Bishop and Craig Payne won the match for the visitors. Mark Prestoe scored for the hosts.
Stanford in the Vale moved up to second, level on points at the top, after beating Dorchester Res 6-0 with Jamie Gregory and Dave Griffin each bagging a brace.
Tom Restell and Jason Pook were also on the mark. Westminster demolished Harwell International Res 6-1 with Jason Hillis, Kieran Hughes, Dean Sillence, Neil McMahon, Ben Ward and Simon Joyce all on target. Josh Gear hit Harwell’s consolation.
Will Vaukins hit a hat-trick for Blewbury in their 5-0 win over Clanfield 85 Res with Shane Lamb and Callum Hibbs also netting.
Dan Chamberlain, Olly Sopp and Keenan Dundas all registered for Hungerford Town Swifts on their 3-2 home win over Benson Lions who scored through Dave Arscott and Ryan Keightley.
Benson AFC thrashed Faringdon Town A 5-2 away from home in Division 4.
Rob Lyons scored twice alongside goals from Zak Gallagher, Craig Passey and Ryan Harrhy. Adam Bird and Nick Wojcik netted for Faringdon.
Warborough United were thumped 5-0 at home by Turnpike Sports, for whom Tom Hitchcock (2) and Mark Davies (2) and Tom McLean were on target.
A double from Dan Osbourne and one from Richard Hastings for Berinsfield Res were cancelled out by two from Ashley Simmons and a James Hicks effort for East Hendred Res as the two sides drew 3-3 draw.
Luke Venn netted for Drayton Res, but they lost 4-1 to Long Wittenham Athletic Res, who scored via Richard Taylor (2) and Callum Bowler and Johnny Taylor.
Uffington United made it four out of four with a 7-0 win over Stanford in the Vale in Division 5. George Heath hit three, Jamie Glock two, and both Ben Cousins and Ian Moore netted one apiece in the win.
Luke Chambers scored twice for Radley Res in their 6-1 victory over Challow.
Tom Rackley, Andy Lawrence, Brian Kerry and Josh Peedle also netted with Eammon McGowran replying.
Kev Allen scored twice for Steventon Res as they defeated Hagbourne United Res 5-1.
Jordan Cleary, Mike Griffiths and Mike Smith were also on target for the host with Shane Felton replying.
Wallingford Town Res won 5-1 at home against Crowmarsh Gifford Res. James Smith grabbed two goals alongside Charles Buchan, Alijandro Rodriguez and Connor Buckiej. Martyn Newbold replied.
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