Eagles close in as they send the Tops spinning
AFC Exe beaten 3-1 by city rivals Devon Yeoman in Bill Slee cup but good tie between the Division Five and Three leaders.
INTERMEDIATE ACTION DIVISIONS 5-9
Elmore were able to get closer to Division Five leaders AFC Exe who were in cup action with a 4-0 victory at Topsham Town. Corey Groover and Tom Angell both scoring twice with Dave Angell sharing man of the match for the eagles.
Cheriton Fitzpaine kept pace also winning 4-1 at home to Upottery, and the University are also in the chase after a 3-0 triumph at home to Awliscombe United. Ollie James, Devon Mcmillan and Tom Youngman with the students goals.
Amory Green Rovers caught up with Dawlish United after beating their rivals 3-2. Shane Heale 2 and Darren Heale on target.
Okehampton Argyle had a harder than expected 4-3 win at home to Bickleigh to preserve their Division Six leadership. Connor Madge with a hat-trick and Jamie Atherton goals got them home.
Second place St Thomas had the day off as opponents Seaton Town were unable to field a side, and Kenn Valley were struck by a sickness bug and could not make the journey to Uplyme.
Central had to work hard to get the better of lowly Devon Yeoman 2-1, while the Falcons and the University managed to share six goals in a thriller. Harry Jee 2 and Finlay Newell with the Falcons goals, Jordan Travers making a big impression. Lachlan Baker, Harry Kent and Finn McCarthy replied for the college.
Sandford enjoyed a 4-0 win at home to Witheridge with Thomas Cornwall scoring twice. Singles from Jake Burrow and Bradley Elliot.
Morchard Bishop opened a four point gap as Division Seven leaders following their 4-1 win at Bradninch, and with rivals Starcross Dons not in action. Chris Andrews, Adam Bell, Alfie Egletonne and Jack Parkhouse with the Morchard goals.
Dolton Rangers triumphed 4-2 at home to Beacon Knights whose Alex Rowe and Brandon Tolman got on the scoresheet.
Will Hawkins and Jon Vanstone both scored twice for Thorverton 5-0 winners at home to Priory, Chris Williams getting the fifth.
Whipton & Pinhoe reached the halfway mark of their season in Division Eight as leaders but they were given a fright by Newton St Cyres before edging home 5-4. Andy Felton and Sam Mainka both scoring twice, Jason Ronchetti once. Nicky Foster, Lewis Mooney, Tim Needs and Adam Squire replied for Cyres.
The Heart of Oak took over as their closest rivals overtaking Cranbrook United 3-1. Jack Wright with the brooks consolation.
Tedburn St Mary won a close call at North Tawton 2-1 with Mike Jarrold and Harrison Ware scoring. Steve Ward was the Tawts marksman.
The University finally chalked up a victory 4-2 at home to Exeter Panthers but remain bottom.
City Raiders began the second half of their season as Division Nine leaders with a 3-1 victory at a battling Hemyock. Jack Pike with the home goal.
Ex Dons kept up their chase beating South Zeal 4-1 with Alex Bowyer, Max Reader, Jay Sutton and an own goal. Liam Benstead was the Zeal marksman.
Exmouth Rovers also in full chase hit double figures in an 11-0 rout of Amory Green Rovers who must rank as one of the most courageous teams in the league. Two goals scored but 78 conceded. Chris Porter helped himself to eight goals for the Rovers with Matt Peligry, Paddy McGuinness and Colin Gourlay getting one apiece.
Whipton & Pinhoe had a far harder task at Starcross Dons but finally made it 5-3.
Sunday 14th November 2021