WILLINGTON Blue continue to set the pace at the top of the BURTON & DISTRICT JUNIOR LEAGUE BURTON ALBION UNDER-11 DIVISION ONE after a 4-1 defeat of Hilton Harriers Blaze at St George’s Park.
Barton Rovers Spartans could only manage an Anthony O’Connell consolation goal as Chellaston Black Sox recorded a 2-1 win to stay in touch with the leaders but Mayfield lost ground with a 5-4 defeat at the hands of Whittington Harriers — their first reverse of the season.
With a game in hand, Newhall Rams could threaten the leading group after goals from Jamie Bourne (2), Hannah Pickering and Adam Palmer clinched a 4-1 win against Tutbury Tigers, who had Harrison Fox on target.
Ashby Ivanhoe and Stretton Eagles continue to share top spot in BURTON ALBION UNDER-11 DIVISION TWO after both registered 5-1 victories.
Ivanhoe eased past Uttoxeter Juniors Grey thanks to goals from Tom Fargher (2), Ben Windridge (2) and Cole Meadows-Quinn.
Jack Thatcher was the star of the show for Eagles with a hat-trick and was joined on the scoresheet by Callum Bodley and Aaron Hogg as Leon Davies-Morton netted the reply for Whittington Colts.
Edward Chandler, Logan Tomkinson, Bradley Wright and Jayden Clamp pushed Winshill Gold into third place as they shared the goals in a 4-0 drubbing of Abbots Bromley, while it ended 1-1 between Uttoxeter Black and Marlborough Yellow.
Marlborough Black were made to work hard for the 4-3 victory which keeps them top of BURTON ALBION UNDER-11 DIVISION THREE with a 100 per cent record.
Kain Patching netted a superb hat-trick and Luke Whitby was also on target, but Willington White made them fight all the way with goals from James Bishop, Sam Houghton and Liam Howson.
Rolleston Black had Tyler Boustouller, Alex McKeown and Tom Woods on target in a 3-2 win as Haider Ali and Brandon Foster replied for TS Sports.
It was honours even as Liam Spare’s double for Woodville Rangers Black was cancelled out by goals from Callum Crater and Ben Malkin for Outwoods Hawks.
Chellaston Red Sox helped themselves to all three points thanks to goals from Kion Etete, Dion Love-Broomes, Tyler Millington and Cody Tillbrook in a 4-0 defeat of Netherseal St Peter’s.
Haydn O’Neill scored a hat-trick and further goals from Harry Dodd, Kian Dowell and Ben Warren powered Riverside Athletic Black to a 6-2 win as Daniel Griffin and Jack Meredith scored consolation goals for Belvedere Blue.
Hatton Sports extended their 100 per cent start at the top of BURTON ALBION UNDER-11 DIVISION FOUR thanks to a James Metcalf hat-trick in a 3-2 defeat of Uttoxeter Juniors, who had Harry Johnson and Nicholas Jakes on target.
Doveridge found themselves trailing to a Josh Jones goal for Winshill Green but turned it round in stunning style in the second half to run out 7-1 winners.
Sebastian Neesam grabbed four of the goals and the demolition job was completed by Robert Bradley (2) after James Taylor had set the ball rolling with the equaliser.
Thomas Garner netted the only goal of the game to give Newhall Lions their first win of the season at the expense of Hilton Harriers Sparks.
Two teams share top spot in WINSHILL SOCCER SCHOOL UNDER-10 DIVISION ONE with 100 per cent records after four games.
Hilton Harriers Jets were 4-0 winners against Ashby Ivanhoe Jesters thanks to goals from Max Bosley (2), Nathan Brown and Callum Samson, while TS Sports Hammers romped to a 5-1 win against Winshill with efforts from Nico Ambrose (3), Charlie Wood and Lucas Baldock-Grimes.
Winshill’s conoslation goal was scored by Ford Chambers.
Third-placed Chellaston Black Sox lost ground in the leaders as Charlie Bird popped up with the only goal for Barton Rovers Spartans.
Rocester Red battled hard to secure their first point of the season in a 2-2 draw with Stretton Eagles thanks to goals from Charlie Cope and Kieran Swinson as Sam Dorrington and Lewis Roach found the net at the other end.
BRIAN MOLE UNDER-10 DIVISION DIVISION TWO leaders Whittington Lasers were indebted to Samuel Allan-Smith whose solitary goal clinched a 1-0 win against Uttoxeter Juniors White that kept them top of the table with a perfect record after five games.
Santos Juniors Ravens kept the pressure on the leaders as Harris Aswat (2), Ollie Peers (2) and Marcus Deiry secured a 5-2 win against Riverside Athletic Black, who replied through Ethan Wheeler and James Warren.
Belvedere Blue were made to work hard for the points that kept them in third place but eventually overcame Ashby Ivanhoe Knights 2-1 with goals from Harry Smith and Kian Turnbull.
It was also a good day for Belvedere Red as Cameron Wigley (2) and Reiss Williams clinched a 3-1 win as Lucas Towers replied for Netherseal St Peter’s.
Freddie Plenderleith and Aaron Lily were on target for Hilton Harriers Flyers but their goals were matched by Lewie Thornton’s double for Doveridge.
Albert Village Tornadoes continued their whirlwind start at the top of BJFL UNDER-10 DIVISION THREE as goals from William Watts, Andrew Czemuszka and Dilhan Choudhary clinched a 3-2 win. Jack Smith netted both in reply for LRT.
Hatton Sports dropped three points in arrears as James Pruden (2) and Harrison Mills netted for TS Villa in a 3-1 win.
Josef Newton popped up with the only goal for Rolleston Red against Woodville Rangers Black, but there was no such luck for Newhall Tigers, who had Benjamin Wells (2) and Owen Jackson on target but lost 4-3 as Chellaston Red Sox recorded their first win.
BJFL UNDER-10 DIVISION FOUR leaders Belvedere Black made it four wins out of four as Alex Norton (2), Brooklyn Chambers, Henry Collins, Aidan Locke, George Malkin and Ryan Tait powered them to a 7-0 win against Outwoods Eagles.
Riverside Red were 3-0 winners against Outwoods Hawks thanks to goals from Armando Bogdanov (2) and Bradley Hodges, while George Sharp and Cameron Kelly were the scorers for TS Sports Rovers against Woodville Rangers Blue.
A 4-0 victory for Midway against Alrewas Colts came courtesy of goals from Jemms Finn (2), Taylor Smith and Ollie Ward.
For reports and tables from the whole of the Burton Junior Football League, see today's Burton Mail.