10 OUT OF TEN FOR THE SAINTS BUT A MERE NINE FOR THE WINKS
Kents undo second Colyton
With Premier leaders Alphington on a day off, Lyme Regis were able to cut back the on the gap at the top after a 3-1 win at home to Sandford. Good effort by the visitors but Lyme very determined.
Kentisbeare stole the show however as they also won 3-1 at Colyton who slip back to third.
Clyst Valley made it three wins from three with a single goal advantage at Sidmouth Town, and are up to their best position of fifth since dropping back. Three postponements in the top flight at Crediton v Dawlish, Elmore v Okehampton and the University v Ottery St Mary.
Division One leaders Winkleigh enjoyed their trek to the Recreation ground at East Budleigh where they overran their hosts 9-1. It keeps them ahead of unbeaten Upottery who had to work hard to preserve that status against third place Bow AAC who now find themselves seven points adrift.
Chard Town are up to fourth after friday nights 2-1 win against University, and Somerset neighbours Wellington also had a good day as they won 2-0 at Newton St Cyres.
Unfortunately Topsham were unable to raise a side for their match at Beer, and the marine camp at Lympstone was declared unfit for play for the meeting between Lympstone and Newtown Res.
Ten out of ten now for Division Two pacemakers St Martins as they saw off Feniton Res 4-1 but it was harder work than expected from a Fenny team dwelling in the bottom three.
The University kept pace in the divisions top meeting as they sank rivals Central 5-1.
Exmouth Spartans won 3-2 at Farway United who felt they really deserved somthing from the game, while Cranbrook stay tucked in behind the top three after their business like 3-0 win at Clyst Valley who remain in last place.
Westexe Park Rangers beat Tipton St John 4-1 which lifted them away from danger but Tipton are struggling to add to their single victory this season.
Another close game at Dunkeswell Rovers who beat Tedburn St Mary 3-2, the teds now operating under former asst manager Guy Cochran.
After a brilliant October life has turned upside down for Division Three leaders Hemyock and they were beaten for a second week running 1-0 at Witheridge.
Second place Heavitree United were checked by a 2-2 draw at home to lowly Chagford, one of the days surprise results, and third place Seaton Town crumbled 8-2 at home to the University.
To complete a sorry day for the top half teams South Zeal United and AFC Exe could only share the points but it was an entertaining 3-3 draw.
Bravehearts beat Lyme Regis 7-1 to keep the seasiders pinned firmly on the bottom rung, and Broadclyst swapped places with Halwill after seeing them off 5-1.
Division Four title favourites Exeter University ran amok at home to Exeter United 14-0, and close the gap on leaders East Budleigh held in a 3-3 draw against Dawlish United.
Uplyme went down 3-2 at Budleigh Salterton so stay fifth, George Pannell 2 and Sam Hollis with the robins goals, Joe Urquhart with both for Uplyme, Elmore won their derby at Culm United 5-1, and Alphington beat Cullompton Rangers 5-0 after switching their game to the Exwick Sports hub.
Sidmouth had to call off their match at home to Colyton as the pitch was unfit.
Sunday 20th November 2022