Sean King grabbed the winner as Hailey stretched their lead at the top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division to six points with a 2-1 comeback success at home to North Leigh A, writes Anthony Barlow.

Lewis Hathaway had given North Leigh the lead, only for Dave Cross to equalise.

Spartan Rangers edged out Carterton 4-3, with Jason King, Martin Cripps, Charlie Waite and Tom Merchant on target.

David Craig, Dan Sollis and Richard Proctor were the hosts’ marksmen.

Kingham AB battled back to draw 3-3 at FC Chequers.

Shaun Rayfield, Mo Semlali and Paul Read scored for Chequers, with Dan Davies, Matt Smith and Chris Fute replying.

Matt Baker’s double helped Combe to a 2-1 home win over Ducklington.

Craig Mays hit back in the second half for Ducklington.

Witney Royals were held to a 1-1 draw at home to relegation candidates Charlbury Town.

Sean Gilbert’s strike. for Charlbury was cancelled out by Jack Kennedy.

Chipping Norton closed the gap at the top of Division 1 with a 5-1 thumping of FC Nomads.

Rhys Warner-Carter (2), Warwick Thompkins, George Dean and James Harri did the damage, with Chris Lawrence the visitors’ scorer.

Alex Stubbs, Dan King and Jon Fletcher netted doubles as West Witney thrashed Aston 8-1.

Karl Dodds and an own goal made up the hosts’ tally, with Dan Long replying.

Ducklington A stayed two points clear at the top of Division 2 after a 3-2 win at home to promotion rivals Milton.

The visitors led through Roger James and Rob James, but Duckington fought back and snatched victory with goals from Bradley Olive, Will Graham and Tom Madden.

Ashley Scearce hit a hat trick in Middle Barton’s 6-0 home win over Wootton.

Paul Kay, Jamie Carswell and Jack Eaglestone completed the rout.

Division 4 leaders Carterton B suffered their first defeat of the season following a 2-1 home loss to Ducklington B.

Lee Manning scored for the hosts, but Scott Mason and Ben Jackson hit back.

Jamie McCuaig hit a hat-trick in FC Mills Res’s 4-1 home win over Spartan Rangers A.

Arrun Rowland also netted, with Dexter Lancaster replying.


Div 2: AC Finstock 2 (D Tasker, G McKinnon), Ducklington Res 0; Minster Lovell 1 (S Thompson), Hanborough Res 0; Witney Royals Res 2 (S Reynolds 2), FC Mills 2 (K Lonsdale, J Poynton); Freeland A 3 (S Carvey, C Greenaway, P Torres), Witney Wanderers 0; Brize Norton Res 2 (M Townsend, S Marshall), FC Chequers Res 2 (D Webb, K Diallo); Charlbury Town Res 1 (M Good), Hailey Res 3 (C Russell, S Morrison, J Andrews).

Div 3: Tackley 1 (P Grey), AFC Marlbor-ough 2 (A Kelly, N Kelly); North Leigh B 2 (P Bronk, C Horne), Eynsham SSC 3 (J Ayres 2, D Clifton); FC Hollybush 0, West Witney Res 1 (G Smith); Chipping Norton Town Res 5 (K Watts 2, S Collins, J Morgan, A Witham), Spartan Rangers Res 2 (B Allen 2).

Div 4: Freeland B 2 (J Halsey, R Stanley), Wychwood Foresters 0; Carterton Rangers 7 (S Read 3, B Hales, C Williams, J Bishop, E Smith), Greystones 2 (P Guy 2).