Deighton narrow gap at the top

Deighton narrow gap at the top

WITH Heavy Woollen Premier Division leaders Walkers Hounds not in action last week, Deighton WMC closed the gap at the top to just three points with a 2-2 draw with Linthwaite. 

Coron Rowe and Paul Pyke netted for Deighton, who have a game in hand over the leaders. 

Adam Brown and Kieran Corley both scored as third-placed Mirfield Town won 2-1 at Clifton Rangers.

Two games took place in the Championship, where John McDonald hit the only goal of the game as Battyeford maintained seventh place with a 1-0 win over Wire Works, while St Ignatius climbed to eighth after Tim Crabb and Max Cocker scored in a 2-1 win at Inter Batley.

One game was played in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup, where Wellington Westgate edged out Cock of the North 4-3 thanks to a brace from Dan Russell plus strikes from Dray Marron and Lee Bradshaw.

Birstall Cricket Club progressed in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy with a resounding 11-2 win over Clifton Rangers Athletic, which included a hat-trick for Liam Madden.

Abdullah Mayat hit four goals as Mount Pleasant beat an under-strength Overthorpe Sports Club 8-1. Nadeem Seedat, Mo Omar, Adam Rawat and Adam Patel netted the others with Alex Wilson scoring Overthorpe’s consolation. 

Ben Smith hit both goals as Ravenswharfe drew 2-2 at home to Snowdon, but it was the visitors who progressed via a penalty shoot-out.

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