Fisher regain top spot

ST JOHN FISHER climbed back to the top of the Heavy Woollen Sunday League last weekend after strikes from Steve Wales and Dominic Riordan helped them to a 2-1 win at fourth-placed Mirfield Town, who had Gibril Bojang on the scoresheet. 

Previous leaders Birstall Cricket Club went down 6-2 at home to Woodkirk Valley.

Jonny Downey, Scott Love, Mark McDermott, Christy Woods and an own goal accounted for Woodkirk’s tally, with Jonny Beverley and Joe Lyttle replying for the home side.

Championship leaders Linthwaite maintained their 100 per cent record with a 4-1 win over third-place Slip Inn Hounds. Connor Beaumont, Paul Day, Dan Walker and Bradley Riley netted for Linthwaite.

Joe Jagger hit a magnificent seven goals as fourth-placed Hanging Heaton Cricket Club demolished second-placed Clifton Rangers 8-3, Tom Wigglesworth bagging the other.

Andy Bates netted four as Overthorpe Sports Club enjoyed a 7-2 win at The Yorkshireman, with Tom Ramsden (brace) and Elliot Brooke also finding the net.

Wellington Westgate won 4-3 at Battyeford who had a Nigel Saddington double plus one from James Lister as their consolation efforts.

In the only game played in Division One, leaders Scholes Athletic increased their lead to eight points with a 2-2 draw with Ravenswharfe.

Ash Barnes and Gareth Jones hit Scholes’ goals, while Danny Craven and Sam Hewitt replied for Ravenswharfe.

Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves are the new leaders in Division Two after thrashing bottom side Wike Horse 7-1.

Tom Hirst led the way with a hat-trick, with Dominic Simpson (two), James Goodall and Michael Hutton completing the scoring.

Previous leaders Wire Works went down 3-1 against Linthwaite Reserves, who had Ben Boulton, Ben Green and Lee Johnson on the scoresheet. Michael Pell hit Wire Works’ consolation.

Westgate 23 remain third after doubles from Josh Parker and Logan Hall, plus goals from Steven Swift and Jack Clough saw them win 6-5 at Clifton Rangers A.

Saville Arms booked their place in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy semi-finals as they beat Dewsbury United 6-0 thanks to a brace from Saul Lee.

Strikes from Lewis Tolson, Kieran Corley, Patrick Davies and Jordan Walton completed Saville’s one-sided victory.

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