First defeat for eagles at Fortress Davey
Alphas still five points clear
Lyme Regis became the first team to lower Elmore colours winning 3-2 in a lively contest at Fortress Davey with Freddie Parsons getting a couple of the home goals.
Leaders Alphington were fully stretched by Sandford before scoring in the last minute and crossing the line 2-1 ahead to retain their five points cushion against their rivals.
Sidmouth Town won the big jurassic derby at Colyton 2-1 and tuck in behind Crediton United who managed to gain a little respite against Kentisbeare from a 1-1 draw after losing the previous week 1-0.
Clyst Valley came out on top 3-1 at Okehampton Argyle, and the University doubled their wins for the season as they took out Dawlish United 3-2.
Division One leaders Upottery were presented with the September team of the month award by Mike Barrett of sponsors Stitch2Print before their game against Newton St Cyres which turned out to be a cracker. Upottery won 3-2 and that keeps them a point clear of Winkleigh who had a comfortable 7-0 win at home to Topsham Town..
Bow AAC kept up the pressure on the top two as they won a good match against Wellington 4-2, and the University are fast getting into the action after their 6-3 success at Hatherleigh Town.
Beer Albion suffered a shock 6-0 drubbing at East Budleigh, but there were 4-2 victories for Chard Town at Newtown and for Teignmouth at Lympstone, the tins first win of the season
No easing up for Division Two pacemakers St Martins as they were 6-2 winners at bottom of the table Feniton.
No game for second place Exmouth Spartans which meant the University closed to within a point after their 8-0 destruction of Westexe Park Rangers.
Cranbrook were made to work much harder for their 3-1 win at home to Dunkeswell Rovers, as were Central with a 2-1 advantage at Farway United.
Tedburn St Mary won a goal fest at home to Tipton St John who are struggling to really get going.
Hemyock kept their great season as Division Three leaders at full pace winning 3-1 at South Zeal United, but Seaton Town are keeping pace as they won a very lively game against Broadclyst 6-3.
As Heavitree were on a day off AFC Exe joined them in third place with a 5-1 victory at home to Lyme Regis.
Witheridge were held to a 3-3 draw at Bravehearts, and it also finished all square between Chagford and Bampton.
Last placed Halwill came close to doubling their points for the season but the University denied them winning 3-2.
Division Four leaders East Budleigh held on but were stretched to beat Elmore 4-3.
St Thomas SC stay tucked in behind after a lively 3-1 win at Budleigh Salterton. Jackson Maloney 2 and Dan Haggar with their goals, Ryan Tullett replying.
The University went goal crazy at home to Cheriton Fitzpaine where it ended 14-0, a far closer game for Uplyme 3-0 winners against Colyton, and for Dawlish United who beat Culm Unted 4-1.
Mid tablers Alphington and Sidmouth Town shared the spoils from a 2-2 draw.
Sunday 23rd October 2022