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District League Report End of March

  • 03/04/24
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The Barlow Cup semi finals scheduled for Easter Monday at Lepton were both called off due to the Lepton groundsman declaring the pitch waterlogged.

The Barlow Cup semi finals scheduled for Easter Monday at Lepton were both called off due to the Lepton groundsman declaring the pitch waterlogged. Attempts to re-arrange the ties at alternative venues failed due to other pitches being waterlogged or unavailable.

In the Premier Division Britannia Sports picked up their second point of the season in a 2-2 draw with Deighton. Chris Fowler and John Rathmell scoring for Britannia and Brighton Mugadza and Dareece Siddique scoring for Deighton.

Jason Evans hit four for Moorside as they claimed top spot in Division 1 following their 5-1 win over Kirkburton with Kieran Tomasson completing the scoring. Joe Lockwood scored the consolation for Kirkburton. Huddersfield Laund Hill moved up to second place with a 9-0 demolition of bottom club Holme Valley Academicals. Skelmanthorpe are fourth with goals from Jack Woods (two), Jack Smith, Lewis Haigh (two) and Dan Morgan in a 6-2 win at Diggle. Samuel Bagshaw and Will Rowland scored for Diggle. Jake Wilkinson hit a hattrick for Fothergill and Whittles in their 3-2 win over Almondbury Woolpack. Courtney Allert scoring both goals for Woolpack. Saddleworth United drop down to third following their 2-0 defeat at Honley, whose goals were scored by Ben Lindley and Adam Dyson.

Berry Brow Reserves bolstered by first team strikers comfortably beat Brighouse Athletic 7-0 to go second in Division 2. Scorers for Brow were Eli Petschak, Rhys Wharam, Andrew Roberts, Lee Wharam, Wayne Shooter and Kyle Walton (two). Chris Blakely scored twice for Linthwaite Athletic Reserves in their 2-0 win over Newsome Reserves. Thomas Yarwood (two) and Ryan Burchael scored for Netherton Reserves in their 3-2 win over Wooldale Wanderers.

Berry Brow A remain in pole position in Division 3 following their 3-2 win over Heywood Irish Centre. Ben Lodge, Anbua Kator and Yunus Abdulmumini scoring for Brow with Carlton Balmer scoring for both for Heywoods. Meltham Athletic Reserves drop in to the relegation zone losing 2-1 at home to Holmfirth Town. Larsson Horier scored for Meltham and Carlos Correia and Ben Innes scored for Holmfirth. Holmbridge Reserves beat bottom club Mount 3-2 with goals from Gary Parr, Robbie Peto and Sam Pogson. Sam Dawson and Will Jennings scoring for Mount. AFC Lindley Reserves continued their fine run of form beating second placed Skelmanthorpe Reserves 3-1 with goals from first teamer Danny Wright (two) and Luke Bedford. Danny Phillips scoring for Shat. Josh Moore scored for Slaithwaite United Reserves in their 1-1 draw with Britannia Sports Reserves. Peter Dawson scoring for Britannia.

Kirkheaton Rovers Reserves are closing in on the Division 4 title following their 2-0 win over Grange Moor Saints Reserves with goals from Michael Calvert and Ben Sykes. Joe Penrose, Liam Thurlow and Liam Davies scored for Scissett Reserves in their 3-0 win over third placed Linthwaite Athletic A. Cumberworth Reserves completed their fixtures with a 4-2 win over Diggle Reserves with goals from Jonathan McKinley (three) and Harry Stubbs. Isaac Longhorn and Jacob Weigh scoring for Diggle.

In the only game played in Division 5 Honley Reserves drew 1-1 with leaders Deighton A with a goal from Michael Roebuck. Dareece John scored for Deighton.

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