Yorkshire Amateur: Crossgates extend cup run despite nervy finish

Colton's 'Jono Goodwin crosses past Gildersome Spurs OB defender Liam Briggs. PIC: Steve Riding
Colton's 'Jono Goodwin crosses past Gildersome Spurs OB defender Liam Briggs. PIC: Steve Riding
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Amaranth Crossgates survived a nervy finish in their Terry Marflitt Cup Round Two clash to beat the visiting Morley Town AFC 3-2 on Saturday, writes AHMED ESSOF.

Kev Mckay scored twice to give Crossgates the lead, but goals to Isaac Collier and Danny Blackburn levelled the game.

Adi Yaffe then scored with some 40 minutes remaining as Crossgates held on for the win and progressed to the next round of the Cup.

There was plenty of league action with Premier Division leaders Huddersfield Amateur asserting their dominance with a comfortable 9-2 victory at Wigton Moor.

Jacob Travis scored a hat-trick for the visitors whose Sam Halstead netted twice, Chris Dennison, Chris Binks, Sean Barras, and own goal completed the scoring. Danny Lyons and Sol Osman were on target for Wigton.

Farsley Celtic Juniors held on to second place with a 4-1 victory against the visiting Alwoodley.

Tom Ormondroyd bagged a brace for the hosts with Louis Surtees and Liam Cannan also providing a goal each. Adam Bond scored the only goal for the visitors.

Grangefield Old Boys kept up the pressure on Farsley Celtic, with a 7-0 thrashing of visiting bottom placed side FC Headinley.

Andy Kenyon and Key Brown netted two goals each, whilst Kristian Dacre, Matt Tomlinson and Ritchie Banks also found the back of the net.

Leeds Medics and Dentists were too strong for Stanningley Old Boys comfortably winning 5-1 at home. Alex Monk scored twice for the Medics with Hudh Goodfield, Brad Chambers and Dave Emms adding the extras.

The win moves the Medics up to seventh-place and one point above Stanningley.

Ealandians returned from their journey to Tinity Old Boys with a hard fought 1-0 victory.

James Parkinson slotted home a penalty as Ealandians remain unbeaten in the compeition despite having only played six games.

Farnley Sports have retained their five point gap at the top of the Championship with a 4-0 win over hosts Besston Old Boys.

Adam Butterworth, Barrie Danby, Byron Spink and Lee Ranson were all on target for Farnley who have now made it nine wins from nine.

Rodillian kept pace with the leaders after a 4-1 win against the visiting Calverley United. Elliot Walker, Charlie Gecsei-Holt, Francisco Matas and Jack Kanyama scored a goal each for Rodillian. Nathan Thorne was on target for Claverley.

Stanningley were 2-0 winners against fourth-place visiting Old Batelians. John Mallinson and Liam Pickard were on target for Stanningley.

Graham Stockdale scored twice as Beeston St Anthonys moved out of the bottom two with a 2-0 home win against Shire Academics.

Colton Athletic remain top of Division One after a 3-1 win at Gildersome Spurs Old Boys. Chris Hick netted twice with Matt Baird also on target. James Wilby scored for the hosts.

Leeds Independent held on to win 4-3 at home against Leeds Medics and Dentists 3rds. Danny Bell bagged a brace for Independent whose Mike Waring and Gav Hercules were also on target. Fergus Machin, Jack Helliwell and Alex Feben netted for the Medics.

St Nicholas were 2-0 winners at home against Old Centralians. Prandeep Singh and Jonny Daniel were both on target.

Alwoodley Reserves were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Almondburians. Adam Lightowlers and Charlie Ryan-Hicks scored for Alwoodley. Andy Shaw and Geoff Clarkson were on target for the visitors.

Tom Hart scored twice as Sandal Wanderers drew 3-3 at home to Garforth Rangers. Karl Abbott also netted for the Wanderers, with Kean Varley, Danny Foster and James Hazelgrave on target for Garforth.

Dan Daly of Beeston St Anthony's.

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