Bugg hat-trick helps Lower Hopton seal derby success

Krissy Angus on the ball for Overthorpe Sports Clubs Sunday side during last weeks thrilling Championship clash against The Yorkshireman, which the home side won 6-5.  Picture: Dave Jewitt

Krissy Angus on the ball for Overthorpe Sports Clubs Sunday side during last weeks thrilling Championship clash against The Yorkshireman, which the home side won 6-5.  Picture: Dave Jewitt

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Lower Hopton turned on the style to secure a 7-0 derby win over Overthorpe Sports in the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division last Saturday.

Matthew Bugg led the way with a hat-trick, while Matthew Mulvihill (two), Daniel Ryan and Adam Womersley also netted for Hopton, who moved five points clear of the relegation zone with a win which leaves Overthorpe bottom.

Hunsworth remain at the foot of Division One after they slipped to a 4-2 defeat at Steeton Reserves, who moved out of the bottom two.

Ben Jenkinson and Charlie Taylor scored Hunsworth’s goals but it wasn’t enough to prevent an 11th defeat of the season.

Littletown Reserves edged out local rivals Lower Hopton Reserves 6-5 in an 11-goal thriller in Division Two,

Joe Jagger bagged a hat-trick and George Porter a brace to seal Littletown’s win, while Hopton replied through a Dale Hanson treble plus goals from Bobby Evans and Bradley Hayton.

Hartshead moved three points clear of West Yorkshire League Division One promotion rivals Wyke Wanderers after a 7-0 win over Huddersfield Amateurs.

Hartshead are clear of Wyke, who went down 2-1 away to Howden Clough, who had George Brook and Andrew Griffiths on the scoresheet as they moved up to sixth place.

Karl Fawcett replied for Wyke.

Harrison Levy struck for Wyke Wanderers Reserves but they went down 6-1 to Robin Hood Athletic Reserves in Alliance Division One and are now just two points above bottom side Boroughbridge.

Andrew Weatherhead struck a consolation goal for Howden Clough Reserves in a 2-1 defeat at Altofts Reserves in Alliance Division Two.

It was Clough’s fifth defeat of the season and leaves them back in ninth place.

Hartshead Reserves continued their push for promotion and have moved up to third place following an impressive 6-0 win away to Otley Town Reserves.

Wakefield Lague Premier Division leaders Crackenedge slipped to a 4-3 defeat at home to Real Moor last Saturday.

Second placed Crown Gawthorpe were not in action and remain a point behind Crackenedge with three games in hand.

Real Moor are back in fifth place but have won all five league games and are seven points off the top with seven games in hand.

Fox and Hounds went down 3-2 to New Pot Oil in Division Two, while Overthorpe lost 2-0 at Horbury Athletic.