Crackenedge maintain pressure on Rangers

Eastmoor's David Hagan attempts to get away from Crackenedge's Luke Hemming in Saturday's Wakefield League clash.
Eastmoor's David Hagan attempts to get away from Crackenedge's Luke Hemming in Saturday's Wakefield League clash.

Crackenedge and Dewsbury Rangers maintained their 100 per-cent starts in Wakefield League Division One with victories last Saturday.

Rangers lead the way with five wins from five after they beat Seacroft Reserves 5-1.

Bill Phethean bagged a brace for Rangers, with Rob Smith, Michael Thompson and Jordan Pugh also scoring.

Crackenedge won 5-2 at Eastmoor and are three points behind their Dewsbury rivals with a game in hand.

Gawthorpe became the first side to take points off Prince of Wales when the sides fought out a goalless draw in the Premier Division.

Old Bank WMC earned their first points when they won 2-1 at Seacroft AFC.

Thornhill are fourth in Division Two after a 1-0 win over Red Lion Alverthorpe, while there were defeats for Dewsbury Rangers Reserves and Overthorpe in Division Three.

n Savile Youth and Route 1 Rovers fought out a 3-3 draw in the Spen Valley League Premier Division.

Lookman Polli, Mohammed Amin Patel and Nabeel Hafeez scored for Savile, with Asgar Taj, Sohail Faz and Usman Hussain securing a point for Route 1.

Shuaib Patel and Mohsin Accha were on target for Savile United in a 4-2 defeat against Smoking Aces, who sealed victory through an Imran Farooq hat-trick and Moosa Raja.

TVR won their Bradford derby 5-1 at Girlington, while Jordan Tailford’s goal wasn’t enough to prevent Marsh losing 3-1 at home to Bradford Athletic.

Reece Scholes bagged a brace, with James Leadbetter and McCauley Clark also on target as Howden Clough beat Idle 4-2 in Division One.

Quendrim Emini hit a hat-trick and Umar Farooq also struck as Athletico overcame Hightown Jets 4-2, with Kyle Kershaw and Nathan Clark replying for the visitors.

Amaan Saffer’s brace sealed a 2-1 win for Savile Town at Inter Batley (Ammar Gora).

Ismail Loonat, Eujeene Argodo, Said Said and Jalal Qadri scored as Norfolk overcame George Healey 4-3, with Olly Mitchell and Courtney March replying.

Individual performance of the day came from Dominic Simpson, as he scored nine times for Fox and Hounds.

Paul Beaumont and Andrew Hodson completed the Fox’s tally in an 11-3 win at Cleckheaton Sporting, who replied through a Matty Softly brace and Alan Wilks.