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Norton move to top in Lowestoft league

PUBLISHED: 10:29 26 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:30 06 July 2010

Notley's Lowestoft & District League round up

CATCHING up on outstanding league games after a number of recent cancellations, 17 league games were played at the weekend to replace the quarter finals of the league knockout cup, which had been previously scheduled.

Notley's Lowestoft & District League round up

CATCHING up on outstanding league games after a number of recent cancellations, 17 league games were played at the weekend to replace the quarter finals of the league knockout cup, which had been previously scheduled.

And there are new leaders in division one of the popular three division Notley's Lowestoft & District League, as game of the day saw Norton beat previous leaders Waveney Reserves 4-1 at Denes High School. Dan Blewitt with two, Richard Hudson and Rory Spinks all scored for the visitors as they moved two points clear at the top.

Oxford Arms stay third on goal difference after hitting six goals in the final 30 minutes to beat sixth placed K&P A, while Spexhall are fourth with a game in hand on Oxford after beating Beccles Caxton Reserves 5-1 away.

Barsham remain in fifth place after they had a fine 5-2 home win over seventh placed Hearts of Oak, with another hat trick for the league's leading scorer Josh Woolnough and further strikes from N Wilson and A Williams.

Ole Frank remain in eighth place, despite not playing last Saturday, while Blundeston Magpies moved up into ninth after a 2-2 draw away at first from bottom Mutford & Wrentham.

Pot Black slip to tenth place after they lost 6-3 at home against 11th placed Corton White Horse Seltic, despite Danny McKinley's side leading 3-1 at the interval.

In the second division, league leaders AFC Star slipped to a surprise 2-1 home defeat against Lowestoft International, who moved up into tenth with this fine win.

Second-placed Pakefield Re-United returned to winning way and are now two points behind, with two games in hand, after winning 4-1 away at sixth placed Hopton, with Sutcliffe, Armstrong, Harlow and Stephenson on the scoresheet for Neil Dale's side.

Suffolk Punch stay third after a 3-0 away win at bottom of the table Harleston Town Reserves, while Great Yarmouth Town Hall moved into fourth with a fine 6-0 away win at 11th placed Norton Athletic Reserves.

Ellingham slipped to fifth after losing 6-1 away at improving Corton a in seventh place, while eighth-placed Crusaders beat 12th-placed Tudor 5-2.

In Division three league leaders Waveney Gunners lost for only the second time in the league this season as Neil Harris' youngsters at K&P B had a fine 2-0 home win to remain in fourth in what is turning out to be a tight division.

Second placed Waveney A kept the pressure on at the top with a 3-1 away win at 12th placed Marquis of Lorne, while third placed Earsham were inactive this week.

Spexhall Reserves, on a fine run, moved into fifth with another 1-0 home win over seventh-placed Norman Warrior, while eighth placed Mutford & Wrentham Reserves scheduled game at bottom of the table Carlton Rangers was called off.

Ninth placed Blundeston Magpies Reserves lost heavily 5-0 at home to tenth placed Westhall, while first from bottom Factory Arms beat 11th placed Oxford Arms Reserves 3-2.

Mark Boggis

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