Hearts are racing after league win

PUBLISHED: 13:39 05 November 2010

MOVING past the quarter mark of the season things are starting to take shape in all three divisions.

The first division is showing four teams with relative consistency while the remainder sees teams all taking points off each other.

The leaders are Hearts of Oak who moved onto 22 points following their 2-1 win against Spexhall, however Oxford Arms are only a point adrift with a game in hand. Their side boasts the best defensive record in the entire league as they kept their sixth clean sheet in seven games in a 3-0 win over fourth placed Waveney Reserves.

Norton Athletic are in third following a goal bonanza at their Subcourse ground in which they won 10-4 against Corton and Ole Frank, with goals coming from Kevin Briers (4), Sean Higginbotham (3), Steven Hak (2) and a first of the season for Tom Hudson on his first appearance following a lengthy ankle injury.

In a mid-table battle Kirkley & Pakefield A shared the points with Barsham after a 2-2 draw, while Blundeston Magpies went down to a 3-2 defeat at Great Yarmouth Town Hall.

Pakefield Re-United won for the second time as they cruised to a 
9-2 victory against Corton White Horse Seltic.

The second division sees DK Consultants and Waveney Gunners joint leaders with DK top courtesy of a better goal difference following their 7-0 win at lowly Ellingham. Waveney Gunners won 2-1 at Earsham.

Mutford & Wrentham are third, five points off the pace as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Spexhall Reserves while Hopton, with a game in hand, recorded a 6-2 win against bottom side Norton Athletic Reserves despite being level for almost an hour. Gary Crisp netted twice for Norton.

Telecom Rovers had a fine 4-1 win at Crusaders while Lowestoft International netted the only goal in their match with Beccles Caxton Reserves. Waveney A continue to rise up the table as they won 2-1 against Bungay Town A.

Heading the third division are Corton White Horse Seltic Reserves who maintained their three-point lead following a fine 5-1 win against Oxford Arms Reserves. In second place come Mutford & Wrentham who boosted their goal difference as they thumped Lowestoft Albion 17-0.

Marquis of Lorne are sitting in third following their 5-2 win against Westhall FC while FC Eastport continue their fine form in winning 8-0 at Southwold Town Reserves.

Carlton Rangers picked up their first win, 3-1 at Factory Arms, while Royal Oak inflicted a second league defeat on Kirkley & Pakefield B as they won 3-2.

Harleston Town Reserves picked up maximum points with a 6-2 win at Blundeston Magpies Reserves.

Tomorrow sees the second round of the Junior Cup.

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