Badri in seventh-heaven after keeping their cool

Badri winners of the Leeds Sunday League Championship in their first season
Badri winners of the Leeds Sunday League Championship in their first season
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BADRI MADE no mistake in sealing the Leeds Sunday League Championship crown with a final day 7-0 cruise at third-placed Corpus Christi.

Leaders Badri knew a draw would leave them vulnerable to second-placed Seacroft AFC but the title was sealed in style through braces from Ryan Mills and Jack Humphries plus a goal each from Damon Turpin, Andy Brewitt and Jamie McMahon.

Seacroft did their by hammering sixth-placed visitors East Leeds Celtic 9-3 through four-goals from Keiran Goodison plus a brace from Ricky Watson and a goal each from Renal Edwards, Martin Shaw and Nathaniel Welsh. Adam Wood, Kendal Hardisty and Stephen Johnson struck for Celtic.

East End Park WMC sealed a second-placed finish in the Terry Pears Premier with a 6-4 success at second-bottom Halfway House (Stanningley).

Terry Tomlinson, Paul Sykes and Paul Baker notched three, two and one respectively for Park against a Halfway brace from David Allanson which was supported by strikes from Marcus Liburd and John Prowse. Station Whites sealed a third-placed finish with a 3-2 verdict at Hlafway FC who end up fourth.

Scott Goodall and Lee Longbottom netted for Halfway but they were floored by a Paul Cuthbertson double and Terry Palmer strike.

Elsewhere, Torpedo Woodhall warmed up for the weekend’s Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier League Trophy final with an 8-0 thumping of visiting Temple AFC.

Torpedo will take on Halfway House Bramley in Sunday’s final at Whitkirk Wanderers FC with a 2.30pm kick-off, a game preceding the Leeds Sunday Alliance Challenge Cup final between Gascoigne and Seacroft Colts Stallions which starts at 11am at the same ground.

And sixth-placed finishers Torpedo approach their season finale in rude health after Sunday’s battering of the division’s bottom side, led by a hat trick from Luke Harrop.

Josh Ludford and Chris Pilmoor added two goals each with the tally completed by a Cheeky Paneka penalty and a bullet header from Scott O’Callaghan.

Sunday’s opponents Bramley finished third in the table, a place above Commercial HQ who ended their campaign with a 1-1 draw at seventh-placed Seacroft Colts Stallions on Sunday.

Anthony Coates notched for Commercial but a Paul Driffield strike claimed Stallions a draw in readiness for Sunday’s battle with league runners-up Gascoigne. Gascoigne finished seven points behind champions Leeds YMCA. The Wharfedale Triangle League was completed with Keighley Town bagging the League Cup though Sunday’s 4-1 success on penalties after a 2-2 draw after extra-time against Ilkley Dynamo at Thackley AFC.