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Parson Drove lose to league leaders but Leverington keep up great form




Parson Drove missed out on a chance of putting themselves into the Peterborough League premier division title race when they lost 3-2 at home to leaders Peterborough North End Sports this afternoon. Gary Chappell and James Tricks were on target for Drove.

Leverington Sports continued their excellent recent form with a 4-0 victory at local rivals Long Sutton Athletic, Jordan Webb scoring a hat-trick and Matt Cawthorn getting the fourth from the spot. Tydd continued their recent improvement, losing narrowly, 3-2 at Oakham, with Jason Bradshaw and Ryan Mills the Tydd scorers.

It was a great day all round for Leverington, with their Reserves beating Oakham Reserves 5-2 in division two, but Long Sutton Reserves were beaten 3-2 at Warboys Town.

Goal for Parson Drove.
Goal for Parson Drove.

In division three, Tydd Reserves lost 4-0 at home to Farcet United but Parson Drove Reserves triumphed 2-0 at Wittering Harriers Reserves, with goals from Kensey Carter and Dan Hempson. Long Sutton A are up to second place in division 5A after beating Cambridge FC 6-3.

On Friday evening, Long Sutton Athletic Veterans beat Park Farm Pumas Veterans 3-0 under the London Road floodlights, with goals from Stephen Cousins, Sean Gedney and Scott Pemberton.

In the Cambridgeshire League Senior A, ninth place March Town United Reserves pulled off a great 2-1 victory over league leaders Gamlingay United, with Luke Pepper and Sean White the scorers, while in Senior B Wisbech St Mary Reserves were thrashed 5-0 at home to Thaxted.

Billy Smith on the ball.
Billy Smith on the ball.

In division 1B Chatteris Town Reserves beat Godmanchester Rovers Reserves 3-2.

There was a seven-goal derby thriller in division 2B, with March Town A beating Wimblington 4-3 at the Neale Wade Sports Centre, with Eduard Sacovich grabbing a hat-trick and substitute Alexsej Keisel also on target.

Meanwhile, bottom side Wisbech Town Acorns shared the spoils with a 2-2 draw against Burwell Tigers at Gorefield and leaders AFC Walpole thrashed Soham United Youth 8-0, with goals from Lucas Ablett, Lewis Clayton, Ben Garner, Keenan Hall, Jake Ogden, Charlie Talmage, Antonio Matos and Luke Whyatt.

In division 3B, Guyhirn stay top after a 2-0 win at Manea, but March Academy are still hot on their heels after beating Alconbury Reserves 2-0 at Estover Playing Field, with Ryan Powell netting twice. Benwick Athletic remain third after winning 4-0 at St Ives Rangers Reserves, where Dayne Moore (2), Ross Alexander and James Harness were on target.

In division 4C, Benwick Athletic Reserves lost 2-1 at home to Littleport Town, with Jacob Gray netting for Athletic, Fen Tigers Engineers beat Chatteris Town A 6-1, Matthew Wright netting for the Lillies, and March Academy Reserves went down 4-0 at Witchford 96 Reserves.

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