TANGERINES PIP THE LEADERS
St Martins win thriller, Heavitree go top
Huge upset at Upottery where the unbeaten Division One leaders were holed 4-1 by Wellington. The tangerines now 11 games unbeaten deserved their success with rising star Rohan Poulsom getting all four goals.
Elsewhere Chard Town pocketed three points from a 3 -1 win at Beer Albion, and Newtown edged Lympstone 1-0 with Cody Cox bagging the only goal.
Hatherleigh Town and Teignmouth shared the spoils from a 2-2 draw.
The big game in Division Two saw St Martins after being ahead then come from 2-1 down to beat their biggest rivals and league leaders Exeter University 3-2. Hugh Stronge with a double and George Lummers with a penalty for the Minster Park side, but it still remains close.
Cranbrook had to work hard to get the better of lowly Farway United 2-1 as did Central by the same margin at home to Dunkeswell Rovers.
The most emphatic result came at Tipton St John where their bid for safety goes on after a 4-2 win against Westexe Park Rangers.
Feniton and Clyst Valley shared a 2-2 draw.
Heavitree United took over as Division Three leaders after a 4-1 win at Chagford who kept them out until the second half. The Heavies then got heavy with goals from Danny Wills, Jake Bttishall, and subs Ollie Courtier and Corey Salter.
Hemyock slipped back when held 2-2 at home by Seaton Town, Ashley Saunders with both home goals, but South Zeal boosted their challenge winning 3-1 at home to Bampton.Harry Tickner, Owen Rutley and Callum Rutley with the winners goals.
Easy pickings for AFC Exe 5-0 winners at home to Halwill, the University beat Bravehearts 6-3 in a very interesting match, but much closer at Witheridge wherre Broadclyst snatched the only goal of the game and all three points.
Division Four leaders St Thomas SC remain unbeaten but were held to a 1-1 draw by a resilient Sidmouth Town.
However their closest rivals Exeter University were also checked at East Budleigh where neither side could find the target.
Cullompton Rangers saw off Colyton 5-1, Josh Trump acing twice, Neil Quessou, James Smith, and Zack Sydenham with a goal each.
Kian Bedwell replied.
Alphington won 3-1 at Culm United, Cody Scott-Gibbs with all three goals including a penalty.
Budleigh Salterton won 6-2 at Exeter United whose Fady Banattayallum and Khettache Radhouane managed replies to the robins haul from Joe Graham 2, Jamie Crossman, Matt Lidstone, Corey Miller and Will White.
Uplyme and Elmore shared a 2-2 draw, an 11th match unbeaten run at home for Uplyme.Jordan Mitchell and Josh Venn with the eagls goals.
Sunday 5th March 2023