Pitching In Isthmian League Premier Division
There were plenty of goals scored in the Pitching In Isthmian League with Bowers & Pitsea and Canvey Island sizably doing their bit in their respective divisions.
Bowers were in fine form, rattling seven without reply past luckless Leatherhead at the Len Salmon Stadium.
Billy Knott and Daniel Trendall netted twice for the home side, while
Max Cornhill, Quentin Monville and Suaibo Balde confirmed their notable success.
Jerry Kamanzi and Valter Rocha were on target as Brightlingsea Regent came from behind to win 2-1 at Lewes. Meanwhile, a Ryan Henshaw goal eighteen minutes from time secured Bishop’s Stortford a narrow win over Hornchurch.
Haringey Borough remain in touch – Roman Michael-Percil (penalty) and
Laste Dombaxe netted the goals which saw off Bognor Regis Town in front of a healthy crowd of 390 at Coles Park.
East Thurrock United slipped to defeat at the Grayers Graphics Stadium. Jonathan Nzengo’s goal proved only to be a late consolation as Cray Wanderers cantered home by three goals to one.
Isthmian League North Division
In the Isthmian League’s North Division, Canvey secured a derby day triumph, beating old adversaries, Grays Athletic 4-0 at Parkside.
Evans Kouassi, Joseph Auwatubilluda, Elliott Ronto and Harrison Chatting all scored for the Gulls who occupy third place in the table.
Tilbury are top – Brian Moses and Marlon Agyakwa making it two out of two as Dereham Town were seen off 2-0 at Chadfields in a match which saw the Dockers Darren Phillips sent off along with Thomas Matthews and LukeJohnson from the visitors.
Hot on their heels are Aveley, who required a late Harry Gibbs strike to win at Romford. Jack Baker and Matthew Price secured a 2-0 triumph for Coggeshall Town over Heybridge Swifts, while it was all-square at the Wallace Binder Ground. Rob Harvey handed Brentwood Town the lead midway through the first half before Martyn Stokes responded for Maldon & Tiptree six minutes after the restart.
Essex Senior League
Stansted were the big winners in the Essex Senior League, proving far too strong for Southend Manor, winning by five unanswered goals at Hargrave Park. Hoddesdon Town also went nap-hand – recording a thrilling 5-3 success over Enfield.
Cockfosters are top of the table following their 2-0 triumph at Sporting Bengal United. Hashtag United are right behind the North Londoners. They are separated on goal difference after winning 4-2 at Sawbridgeworth Town.
Walthamstow and Redbridge recorded Friday night wins on the road at West Essex (3-2) and struggling Woodford Town (2-0) respectively. Hadley remain in the top half after a single-goal success over Takeley.
St Margaretsbury and Clapton shared six goals at the Recreation Ground. It also finished all-square at the Cricklefield Stadium where Ilford and Saffron Walden Town drew 1-1
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Mitchell Ali bagged a brace as Old Southendian picked up their first Premier Division points of the season against Harold Wood Athletic.
Jamie Oates, Sam Adcock and Craig Paton completed the rout – Dan Johnson with the Harold Wood consolation.
Catholic United was one of four sides to record away victories in the top tier. United won 3-0 at Springfield, while Basildon Town who triumphed at Canning Town by the odd goal in three currently top the table.
Shenfield AFC and Leigh Ramblers won by a goal to nil respectively at Bishop’s Stortford Swifts and Kelvedon Hatch. Meanwhile, Buckhurst Hill found home comforts as Rayleigh Town were beaten 2-1 at Roding Lane. the match between Hutton and Sungate ended goalless.
In Division One, Ongar Town are the leaders following a 6-0 win over Snaresbrook. Runwell S[ports occupy second following a thrilling 6-5 success at Old Chelmsfordians. Manford Way remains in touch thanks to a 4-3 triumph at Ramsden Scotia.
Rayleigh Town Reserves were beaten 2-0 at home by Galleywood. Herongate Athletic also won away, Shoebury Town coming unstuck by four goals to two at Cupids. Toby FC bagged maximum points with a 3-2 win over Chingford Athletic.
No home winners in Division Two. Corinthians drew 2-2 with Epping Town and it was the same outcome at THe Rec between Rochford Town and Leigh Town.
Laindon Orient won by three unanswered goals at Harold Wood Athletic Reserves, while May & Baker E.C. Reserves overcame AS Rawreth 3-1. Beacon Hill Rovers headed to Wakering Sports and returned with the points thanks to a 2-0 success.
Selected highlights from Division Three saw ACD United win 7-0 at Basildon Town Reserves and Buckhurst Hill’s second string see off their Toby FC counterparts 4-1. In Division Four, Wakering Sports Reserves were too strong for Canning Town Reserves, winning by eight goals to one. Meanwhile, Ongar Town Reserves won 5-0 at Catholic United Reserves.
Shoebury Town Reserves beat Old Barkabbeyans 5-1 in Division Five, while there was a 4-0 success for Newbury Forest Reserves at Roydon.