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FOOTBALL: Moses at the double as Witney go top
10:10am Monday 3rd September 2012 in Non League
Witney Town went top of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division with an emphatic 5-1 home win over Marlow.
Ben Moses (2), Conor McDonagh, Adam Morris and Nick Thorne were on target in front of the day’s best crowd of 180.
Ian Davies scored his first goal for Marlow following his recent transfer from Binfield.
Wantage Town moved up to second with a 4-3 win at Highmoor Ibis.
Richie Claydon (2), Tom Rowe and Tony Joyce were the Wantage marksmen, with Liam Ferdinand ( 2) and Adam Theophanides scoring for Highmoor. Oxford City Nomads ran out 5-3 winners at home to Holyport.
Corey Forbes, Marvin Martin, Andrew Styles, Daryl Harris and Adam Lovegrove did the damage, with Gariff Rogue, Jamie West and Matt Rolfe replying.
Jason Costello’s goal was enough to give Ardley United a 1-0 win at bottom club Reading Town.
Costello struck early in the second half from a Stuart Bridges corner. Kidlington went down 3-1 at home to Wokingham & Emmbrook.
Sam Fincher’s lone strike for Kidlington was in vain as Chris Wateridge, Luke Lee and Callum Eagle gave Wokingham the points.
Mark Dennis hit a hat-trick in Hook Norton’s 4-2 home win over Lydney Town in Division 2 West.
Sam Grant was also on target with Matt Timmins and Jarred Liddington replying. Carterton are second following a 3-1 home win over bottom club Malmesbury Victoria.
Lewis Brownhill, Chris Mills and Adam Loveridge were on target, with Kevin Reape scoring for Malmesbury. Gareth Beale notched a double twice in North Leigh Res’s 4-2 home win over Letcombe.
Jozef Fullerton and Ryan Moore also netted, with Adam Bruce scoring both Letcombe goals. Old Woodstock Town went down 2-1 at home to Cricklade Town.
Danny Bone volleyed Woodstock into the lead from a Murray Nicholls cross.
But second-half goals from Ben Carter and Adam O’Bree saw Cricklade take the points.
Sean Flaherty hit a hat-trick in AFC Hinksey’s 7-0 home demolition job of Chinnor in Division 1 East.
Ryan Macer (2), Marlon James and Triston Lawrence were also on target.
Lewis Noble was another hat-trick hero as Didcot Town Res won 4-2 at home to Penn & Tylers Green.
Gavin Mackie was also on target with Chris Hurst scoring both of the visitors’ goals. Ben Milner’s brace proved in vain as Easington Sports slipped to a 3-2 defeat at Bracknell Town.
Milton United crashed to a 7-2 defeat at leaders Rayners Lane.
Jordan Parker grabbed both Milton goals, but they were blown away by strikes from Shakir Agada (2), Jordan Sullivan, Ryan Upton, Lawrence Yaku, Simeon Mitchell and Liam Hind.
Tom Barrett, Wayne Carter and Reece Jacques were the Bracknell scorers. Headington Amateurs were held to a 1-1 draw at Maidenhead United Res.
Paul Hedger fired Headington into the lead after 22 minutes from Jay Hill’s header back across goal following a corner kick.
But Ashley Watson rifled a free-kick into the top corner in the 67th minute for Maidenhead’s equaliser.
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