JACK Bryant grabbed the all-important goal as HANDPRINT AND DESIGN UNDER 15 DIVISION TWO leaders Anglesy Swifts opened up a four point lead by inflicting a first defeat on their closest rivals Rocester.
Only two games beat the weather in the KL ENGINEERING UNDER 15 DIVISION ONE. But the two games still produced an incredible 18 goals.
Newhall Lions got the better of stablemates Cougars with a James Golding hat-trick proving the decisive factor in a match which ended 6-4.
The other Lions marksmen were Taylor Mason, Max McKay and substitute Callum Archer.
Shane Thompson’s double for visiting Tutbury proved to be of only consolation value as host club Repton Casuals responded with six different scorers.
William Doleman, Harry Logan, Harrison Parkes, Harry Simmons, Owen Davey and Harvey Dolman all hit the target for Casuals.
In the ZAFIRE YOUTH LEAGUE DIVISION TWO, basement club Barton Rovers Spartans earned a useful point against visiting Whittington.
Goals from Chima Okaye, David Seaton and James Niblett secured a 3-3 draw.
Mark Worth’s treble inspired TRADETEAM UNDER 16 DVISION ONE leaders Repton Casuals to a 5-3 victory at Rocester with Henry Mahew and Josh Thorley also on target for the Casuals.
The Romans marksmen were Charlie Chatterley-Slavin (two) and Kieron Bullock.
Despite a goal from substitute Sean Best, LRT’s bid for a top two finish received a setback when they suffered a 2-1 reverse against visiting Barton Vikings.
Nathaniel Biggs and Joe Thompson struck the all-important goals for the Vikings.
Having looked champions-elect for several weeks a second successive defeat for TRADETEAM UNDER 16 DIVISION TWO leaders Doveridge has opened the door for their rivals.
William Harrison and James Teather found the net for Doveridge but Cameron Hickman, Bryn Jones and George Jones all bagged goals for Hilton Harriers Hawks to pull off something of a shock result.
Repton Casuals moved within six points of Doveridge and into third place following a 4-2 success at Stretton RS Red. Jake Cummings bagged a hat-trick with Alex Hillier collecting the other goal.
The dark horse in the title race could well be Stretton RS Black. Despite being nine points adrift of Doveridge they are the one side who could overhaul the leaders with their four games in hand.
Stretton Black moved ahead of visiting Whittington with a comprehensive 5-0 vicory, courtesy of doubles from Josh Harris and Matthew Webster and a fifth goal from Liam Dakin.
In the MARLEY ETERNIT UNDER 14 DIVISION ONE Repton Casuals White were indebted to substitute Oliver Chester for the goal which earned a point in a 1-1 draw against the division’s draw specialists Woodville Rangers.
Rangers have now beeon involved in draws no fewer than five separate occasions this season.
ARRIVA UNDER 13 DIVISION ONE leaders Branston moved a whopping 18 points clear of the chasing pack following a 7-0 demolition of struggling Winshill Green.
Kai Maw (two), Harry Triptree (two), Greg Allen, Rhys Davies and John Palmer all joined in the villagers’ goal spree.
Edge Hill, Ammington Diamonds and Ashby Ivanoe could all get within six points of Branston.
However, with four, five and eight games in hand on the leaders realistically all the chasing clubs are targeting the runners-up spot as six points from their final four games would be sufficient to see Branston crowned champions.
Belvedere Blue moved four points ahead of fellow title challengers Hilton Rhinos at the top of the BJFL UNDER 13 DIVISION TWO.
The Rhinos, with two games in hand, could take over top spot after Liam Hanson’s goal earned visiting Winshill Yellow a 1-1 draw at Belvedere whose scorer was Meled Mohammed.
Woodville Rangers consolidated fourth spot following a 3-2 success at St Georges.
Craig Green was on target twice for the Derby-based side but an Aaron Harvey brace and third from Lewis Lunn ensured that Rangers returned home with maximum points.
In the MFSS UNDER 14 DIVISION TWO Stapenhill Swans moved within a point of leaders Uttoxeter after hammering bottom club Mayfield Panthers 8-1.
Mitchell Woodward was the day’s top individual scorer with four goals to his name. Further gloss was added to the scoreline by Chris Stonehouse (two), Dylan Palmer and Jack Costello.
Liam Hensil supplied Panthers’ solitary consolation.