Jagger bags four as Heaton climb to third with victory over Fisher Reserves

Scholes Athletic's Kieren Armitage skips past Westgate defenders Jack Clough and Craig Reynolds.
Scholes Athletic's Kieren Armitage skips past Westgate defenders Jack Clough and Craig Reynolds.

Hanging Heaton Cricket Club climbed to third place in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Championship after a 6-3 victory over St John Fisher Reserves.

Fisher were ahead twice in the first half but Heaton fought back to lead 3-2 at half-time as Joe Jagger scored with an overhead kick, while James Keen and Chris Goodair also netted.

Jagger completed his hat-trick as the cricketers took control after the break but Fisher were given hope when Rob Bordman pulled one back from a twice taken penalty.

Jagger bagged his fourth goal of the game late on as Heaton secured a fourth straight victory and they are now unbeaten in their last six league outings having lost their opening three matches of the season.

Lee Brook fired a hat-trick as Overthorpe Sports Club edged out The Yorkshireman 6-5 in a pulsating game.

Steve Jordan, Sam Sweeney and Elliot Brooke netted the others as Overthorpe climbed to seventh.

They have only played four league games so far and will look to make further progress as they entertain Hanging Heaton in a tasty clash this Sunday.

David Sheard hit both goals for Battyeford but they lost 5-2 at Wellington Westgate.

Ravenswharfe climbed off the bottom of the table in Division One after a 6-0 win over FC Liversedge.

Sam Hewitt and Ben Smith bagged a brace apiece, while further strikes from Cory Joseph and Danny Craven earned Ravenswharfe a third win of the season, with Liversedge replacing them at the foot of the table, although just five points separate fourth from 10th place .

In the only other first division game played, Clifton Rangers Reserves won 4-2 against Old Bank WMC, who replied through Sam Womersley and Adam Kelk, but missed the chance to close the gap on leaders Scholes Athletic.

Division Two leaders Wire Works won 8-2 against bottom side Wike Horse but Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves are level on points at the top after Michael Hutton hit a hat-trick in a 5-2 win against Clifton Rangers A, with Tom Hirst and Chris Maguire claiming the others.