STARS DON THE BUZZARDS
OAKS GROW TALL TO TOP TABLE
Starcross Dons rocked the Division Five leaders Bickleigh coming from a goal down at the break to win 3-1. The buzzards had the lead through Scott McMillan but a second half hat-trick including a penalty from Sonny Broadwell grounded the hosts.
That result saw the Heart of Oak go top after they scrambled a 2-1 win at Cranbrook United. Abraham Alaboudi and Jack Smith witht the Oaks return, Carl Wilson on the mark for Cranbrook.
Millwey Rise also won 2-1 to join Bickleigh in second place but a big loss for St Martins as they dipped to a similar scoreline at Millwey Rise.
Thorverton managed a 1-0 win at home to Teign Village, but the University had a comfortable 6-0 drubbing for visitors Awliscombe United.
AFC Morchard Bishop stay three points ahead of their Division Six rivals after winning 4-1 at home to Sandford. Alan Woodcock, Quinton Smith, Jack Parkhouse and Josh Doe sharing the goals.
Dolton Rangers kept their interest alive as they enjoyed a nap hand without reply at Cheriton Fitzpaine. Jake Burnage with a treble, Lewis Hookway and Ben Mardon with the Rangers round up.
Devon Yeoman enjoyed just their third win as they accounted for Beacon Knights 3-1, Caspian Aspin 2 and Harrison Chudley with the goals.
Central and Witheridge opted for a 1-1 draw, Harrison Welsh finding the net for Withy.
Plenty of action and non action in Division Seven where two matches were postponed as teams were unable to raise a side. That didnt bother leaders Exmouth Rovers as they wrapped up another three points from a 5-0 success at Whipton & Pinhoe. Brandon Hodge and Chris Porter both getting doubles, Will Bissett also scoring.
Exeter Royals also won 5-0 at Westexe Park Rangers star man Kris Roper with yet another hat-trick. Finn McGill and an own goal completed the job.
Second place Otterton won 8-0 at Phoenix United with Joe Poulton slamming five goals. Ryan Wright 2 and Tom Green had the others.
Priory beat Newton St Cyres 4-2 with Craig Allington, Anthony Holwell, Shane Needs and Ben Robinson on the scoresheet. Matt Hartshorne and Nico James hit back for Cyres.
Division Eight leaders Ex Dons ran out 10-0 winners at Farway United, and remain five points clear of Tedburn St Mary who were happy to see off Hemyock 5-0.
South Zeal United were 2-0 winners at Starcross Dons, Scott Hooper and Harry Laing-Taylor with the goals, while Lympstone beat Bampton 2-1 scoring through Toby Baker and Cam Milne.
North Tawton had a blank day as their opponents Amory were unable to field a side.
Sunday 5th March 2023