Lowestoft and District League round up

PUBLISHED: 14:09 22 October 2010

THIS week saw most of the league's top flight sides in Suffolk Junior Cup first round action and the league showed its quality by coming out on top in ties against other leagues sides.

Blundeston Magpies picked up a fine 2-0 win over Anglian Combination second division side Southwold Town.

Spexhall also knocked out Combination division two opponents as they scored the solitary goal in their game against Beccles Caxton.

Hearts of Oak eased through 6-0 against SIL Division Two side AFC Hoxne. Jake Armes and Jonny Williams helped themselves to two goals each with Kirk Gowing and Bobby Beach netting the others.

Halesworth Town from the SIL needed extra time to defeat Corton & Ole Frank 2-1.

In the all league affairs Pot Black’s Gary Boyd netted the only goal at Corton White Horse Seltic while Oxford Arms continued their fine season by running out 3-1 victors against Kirkley and Pakefield A.

The league also saw two of the three remaining sides progress in the Norfolk Primary Cup.

There was a season’s first win for Norton Athletic Reserves who won through at Buxton Reserves 4-1 with two goals from James Askew, and a goal apiece for Dominic Moore and Gary Crisp.

Hopton edged past Redgate Rangers in a 4-3 thriller while Earham were heavily beaten 6-0 by South Yarmouth.

Onto league affairs, and Norton’s long unbeaten league record in division one came to an end as they were surprisingly beaten 3-2 by Pakefield Re-United. Norton have been severely hit by injuries of late and this week with both their teams scraping a bare 11 veteran Nigel Hudson had to bail the side out and picked up both goals in doing so.

Waveney Reserves continued their good form by winning 3-2 against Town Hall.

In the second division, DK Consultants claimed the three points following a high scoring 6-5 win against Spexhall Reserves and as a result remain just behind the early pacesetters Waveney Gunners, who defeated Beccles Caxton Reserves 3-1.

Waveney A were comfortable 6-0 winners at Telecom Rovers whilst two games ended all square. Bungay Town A shared a 1-1 draw with Crusaders while Ellingham and Lowestoft International scored three goals apiece in their game.

Mutford & Wrentham Reserves continue to head the table in division three as they won 4-0 at Carlton Rangers.

FC Eastport are up to second climbing above their opponents Corton White Horse Seltic Reserves after beating them 3-2.

Previously unbeaten Marquis of Lorne succumbed to a 2-1 defeat by Oxford Arms Reserves while Kirkley and Pakefield B are proving hard to beat after holding Westhall to a 0-0 draw.

The final two games in the division were saw high scoring home wins as Blundeston Magpies Reserves beat Southwold Town Reserves 11-0 and Factory Arms beat the young Lowestoft Albion side 14-1.

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