WINKS AND ALPHAS STILL TIED TOGETHER
PREMIER & SENIOR ROUND UP SATURDAY OCTOBER 21
Winkleigh kept pace with champions Alphington at the top of the table with a convincing 3-0 win at home to Colyton. The Alphas had a slightly harder task at home to Kentisbeare but eventually made it home 3-1 and the top two now share a four points cushion.
Elmore Res still seek their first point after losing 2-0 at home to Clyst Valley, but Okehampton Argyle Res celebrated their first point after seven defeats with a 2-2 draw at home to Lyme Regis.
However the poor weather saw both matches at Sandford and neighbouring Crediton Res called off.
Also a victim of the weather was the preliminary East Devon Senior cup tie between Upottery and Bow AAC, but the University Res roarded into the quarter finals as they blitzed Ottery St Mary Res 8-0.
St Martins stay put as Division One leaders with a 2-1 win at Lympstone but the Marine camp based team ran them close.
Wellington Res hopes of going second were scuppered by a 5-2 defeat at home to the University 3rds who are the only unbeaten side in this division now.
Teignmouth Res share second place after a 1-0 win against a battling Hatherleigh Town, but the Newton St Cyres fixture against Dawlish United, who are due to play again on wednesday, was postponed due to illness.
With Division Two leaders Farway United called off due to the weather, Central lashed Tedburn St Mary 6-0 and are now breathing down the neck of the leaders.
Beer Albion Res keeper saved a last minute penalty to earn his team the points with a 1-0 win at home to Westexe Park Rangers.
The University 4th team proved too strong for Seaton Town who seem to travel badly, the college victors by 5-1, but a far closer match at Clyst Valley Res where Emouth Spartans came up the road to share a 2-2 draw.
The South Zeal United v Feniton Res clash was a victim of the weather.
Budleigh Salterton Res moved clear as Division Three leaders with an entertaining 6-3 win at home to Halwill, who put in a very courageous effort.
Broadclyst are up to second with a 2-0 success against the University 5ths, Alphington Res were too strong for Bravehearts where they won 6-1, while East Budleigh Res had enough in the tank to see off Sidmouth Res 2-0.
First point this season for Lyme Regis Res with a well earned 4-1 victory at home to Hemyock.
Bickleigh suffered their first defeat this season losing on 3-2 penalties to Heavitree United in the Bill Slee cup after it ended 2-2, but but they were giving away a division. The win means Heavitree are into round three of 16 teams.
Honiton Town Res closed to with a point of top place in Division Four after winning their derby clash at Cullompton Res 2-0, and they go four points ahead of the Heart of Oak whose game at Cheriton Fitzpaine was another weather victim.
Uplyme slipped from third place held 2-2 at AFC Morchard Bishop, Dunkeswell Rovers were elated with their second victory on the bounce in a bistering 4-3 win at the University 6ths, and Colyton Res revival goes on as they defeated Elmore 3rds 3-1.
Sunday 22nd October 2023