Panthers shock strike with seven of the best
Oaks unbeaten record blown away by Hopkins double hat-trick
DIVISION 5-9 and the Bill Slee cup action
AFC Exe regained joint top spot in Division Five after their 4-2 win at Cheriton Fitzpaine and with the University rained off at Amory Green Rovers. However Elmore lost the chance to join them as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Dawlish United whose Ryan Challinor weighed in with both goals. Tom Angell and Ryan Morgan were the eagles marksmen.
St Thomas Social Club finally had their 100% record in Division Six dented at Sandford where they were held to a 1-1 draw. Dean Voaden was the Saints scorer.
However the University missed out on their chance as they were beaten 2-1 at home by Bickleigh.
Kenn Valley United sharpster Jamie Sly bagged yet another hat-trick in their 4-0 win at home to Central who managed to keep their hosts out in the first half. A Ben Saxton goal opened the doot for Kenn.
Fnley Newell was another hat-trick man for Falcons as they beat Witheridge 4-2. Bryan Mawson also scoring. Taylor Sheahan and Matt Smith with the Withy goals.
Starcross Dons are within one good result for the Division Seven title after their 4-0 win at home to Otterton. Doubles from Darol Whittle and Aaron Paltridge made it happen.
Thorverton now the only team that could catch the Dons were held to a 1-1 draw by AFC Morchard Bishop whose Chris Andrews spoilt the party. Jack Tweedie with the thord goal, Harry Stoneman man of the match.
Exeter Panthers came up with the most startling result of the day winning 7-1 to shatter Division Eight title favourites and previously unbeaten Heart of Oak 7-1. Six of the best from Panthers star man Nathan Hopkins with Reece Phillips completing their return.
Leaders Whipton & Pinhoe were not in action but Cranbrook United closed up after a resounding 6-1 win at home to Bow AAC. Sam Connell with a pair, Ben Rushton, George Russell, Josh Unwin-Barrett and Kye Stewart with the goals. Ryan Coles got one back.
Newton St Cyres were undone 4-1 at City Raiders whose Noah Northcott and Charlie Ricketts both scored twice.
Rock bottom Milwey Rise came up with a morale boosting 5-2 win at Westece Rovers with strikes from Leon Finbow 2, Dave Bridges, Cameron Board and a Jack Bennett penalty.
The University enjoyed their short trip to Tedburn St Mary where they won 4-0.
Exmouth Rovers kept the Division Nine title on hold but only just from a 3-2 win at home to South Zeal United. Paddy McGuinness 2 and Brandon Hodge with the Rovers return, Scott Hooper and Ryan Sweeney netting for Zeal.
Hatherleigh Town won 8-1 at Hemyock whose cause was not helped by a red card. Charlie Don with the home goal.
South Zeals first team made it into the quarter finals of the Bill Slee cup after a 4-2 win at Lyme Regis. Tom Chastey and Connor Mills both scoring twice for Zeal. Steve Batey with the two home goals.
Awlscombe United are through as well after drawing 0-0 after extra time at Millwey Rise and then winning the penalty shoot out. However the Awls claim a 10-9 penalty count, but 12-11 for the Rise.
Sunday 13th February 2022