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Leaders Welton are in seventh heaven

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: October 18, 2012

Looking for a gap: Golden Eagle's James Dickinson (left) tries to get past his man LIJJ20121014D-018

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Welton top the Sills and Betteridge Lincoln Sunday League for the first time this season and become the third different side to hold the position since the beginning of September.

Their comprehensive 7-1 thumping of Shakespeare Athletic came thanks to four goals from Scott Coupland and three from Will Carter.

Nettleham are second as they beat local rivals Scothern United 5-0.

Goals from James Cairns and James Carter added to a first-half hat-trick from Stewart Aisthorpe.

In a game not for the faint hearted, FSC Victory were denied victory over Gatehouse in the dying seconds.

Gatehouse had gone 2-0 up through Rob Kinsella. However, a fightback from Victory saw them 3-2 ahead thanks to Gav Mackie's brace and one from Shaun Booth.

But with a final twist in the tale, Ben Good scored against his old team-mates in the final moments to seal a point.

Strikes from James Dickinson and Craig Smith were enough to give CW Golden Eagle the points in a narrow 2-1 scoreline against Fox & Hounds Hykeham.

In Division One, Anglers FC Saxilby consolidated third place by winning 6-0 at Ruston Sports.

Two goals from Craig Bridge, plus a goal apiece for Danny Coo, Josh Bowden, Michael Ward and Ben Perrie Johnson did the damage.

AFC Red Lion moved to fourth with a 3-0 victory over Dynamo Varsity thanks to efforts from Dale Firth, Phil Mason and Gavin Bell.

Josh Ropper, Michael Harness, Dan Bridgewater and two from Scott Lowman gave Wragby a second win of the campaign, 5-2 against Bassingham.

RM Imp lost their perfect start to the season, but they remain top of Division Two after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Plough Sturton.

Hykeham Plough won the battle of the Hykeham sides 5-2 to keep their 100 per cent record intact.

Green Barrel Athletic defeated The George Market Rasen 6-2.

Star of the show was Kevin Clark who bagged four goals with Matt Perry and Adam Holman one each.

Score of the day was the incredible 12-0 destruction of Athletico Lincoln by Travellers Rest.

Grant Foster followed up his five the previous week with three. He had able support with a pair from Ash Brumpton and Ian Mablethorpe and one apiece for Adi Stamp, Callum Cates, Thomas Ardron, Gaz Miller and Craig Adams.

AFC Golden Eagle moved level on points with leaders The Black Swan as they overcame Royal Oak Washingborough 4-1.

Andy Harris with a couple, plus solo efforts from Luke Everington and Kal Omelia, gave the Eagle the points.

Poachers (Lincoln) came away from Heighington with maximum points after a 4-0 victory.

Meanwhile, Burtons FCW travelled home from AFC Harpars 5-0 winners with two each for Jamie Dyer and Guy Smith plus one for Steven Taylor.

Rustons United maintain the lead in Division Four after defeating Shakespeare BBH 4-1 courtesy of efforts from Scott Nicholson, Jordan Bear and two from Ben McDowell.

Branston Homeguard slipped up as they dropped points against AFC Queen, with Rick Stamp's brace for AFC Queen nicking a point in a 2-2 scoreline.

Adam Renshaw netted four of Trent Valley's five in their 5-2 win against Lincoln Claytons with Matt Swinbank hitting the other.

Stuart Spring scored both goals in Evolution's 2-1 success at West End and Sam Rogers went one better, getting a hat-trick for George & Dragon as they beat Lincoln Green 3-1.

Two goals for Martin Kubicsek and one for Craig Hynds saw Red Lion Dunston share the points with AFC West End.

Paul Crampton with a brace and one from James Whittingham were the West End goal getters in a 3-3 scoreline.

Welton came from 2-0 down to hold Division Five leaders Potterhanworth to a 2-2 draw.

Kristian Roberts and Carl Houlden had put Potterhanworth ahead, but Colin Wilson and Connor Wickwar pulled back the deficit.

Hykeham Harrows recorded their first win, and what a win it was, 8-1 at home to Newtoft Social.

Andy Curtis struck four times with a goal each for Mark Laughton, Chris Moulds, Tom Hannah and Paul Marklew.

Rileys ended Bracebridge's recent run of form in a tense game as Ant College struck twice and Aaron Starbuck once as the game ended 3-2.

The Preliminary Round of the Kelly Read Cup saw another massive score as Newton United put ten past Crows Athletic in the all-Division One tie.

Lewis Delahey added four more to his season's total and Paul Leedle kept his streak going with two.

Luke Edwards also bagged two with Michael Rowley and James Gibson netting one apiece. Waddington United secured their first win of the season with a comprehensive 4-0 victory at The Turks Head.

Michael O'Boyle found the net twice with Max Heath and Chris Greene also on target.

FVA Jerusalem secured their place in the next round with a routine 6-2 victory with three goals coming from Josh Schofield and one from Sam Gladding, Nathan Betley and Craig Tysoe.

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