Great wins for Wisbech and March
Wisbech Town progressed to the next round of the FA Trophy with an impressive victory at United Counties League premier division side Kempston Rovers this afternoon.
In front of a crowd of 102 in Bedfordshire, The Fenmen pulled off a 1-0 extra preliminary round win against The Walnut Boys at the Hillgrounds Leisure ground.
Layton Maddison's 26th minute strike separated the sides and Wisbech now play away to either Daventry Town or Kidsgrove Athletic after they drew 1-1 this afternoon. Maddison and Sam Spencer were the pick of the Fenmen on the day.
It was also a great day for March Town United, who travelled to Suffolk and pulled off an emphatic 6-1 victory at second-from-bottom Framlingham Town at Badlingham Road in the Thurlow Nunn League division one north.
Jack Friend opened the scoring for March before the home side drew level. However, a hat-trick from Toby Allen made it 4-1and Craig Gillies also got in on the act with two goals.
The Hares have now climbed to sixth place after their win over The Castlemen.
March: Charlie Congreve, Josh Burrows, Dylan Kilford, Scott Callaghan, Danny Emmington (c), Jamie Short, Jack Rawson (Lewis Gibson), Adam Rothery, Jack Friend (Mo Hamza), Toby Allen (Brodie Warren ), Craig Gillies. Subs (not used): Flo Tsaguim, Simon Dalton.
Struggling Wisbech St Mary stay bottom of the table with nine defeats out of nine after going down 5-1 to high-flying Norfolk side Mulbarton Wanderers at Mulberry Park.
The Saints actually took the lead against the run of play after 21 minutes through Tangley. However, the home side pulled level ten minutes later to make it 1-1 at the break. Mulbarton took the lead on 56 minutes and scored three more without reply.
In the Cambridgeshire County League premier division, Chatteris Town are fourth from bottom after a 3-2 defeat at fifth placed West Wratting.
March Town Reserves leapfrog Orwell to fourth place in the senior A division after beating them 4-1 at the GER, Sean Whire scoring all four goals. The Hares second string are now just two points off the top spot.
In the ChromaSport Peterborough & District League premier division, Leverington Sports pulled off their first victory of the season after a 5-2 home victory against fellow strugglers Holbeach Uuited Reserves. They leapfrog second-from-bottom Tydd, who lost 3-0 at home to league leaders Uppingham Town.
In a nine-goal division one thriller, struggling Sutton Bridge United lost 4-5 at home to leaders Eunice Huntingdon FC at The Memorial Park.
Long Sutton Athletic Reserves won 1-0 at Stamford Lions Reserves in division two, while Leverington Reserves lost 4-2 at Stamford Belvedere Reserves.
Parson Drove Reserves won 6-3 at NECI Reserves in the League Cup, and in division three Tydd Reserves were thrashed 6-1 at Glinton & Northborough.
Long Sutton's A team won 2-1 at Huntingdon Town Development in division five.