Heavy Woollen League: Davies pots six as Oakwell move up the pecking order

Action from Oakwell Motel v AFC Chickenley.
Action from Oakwell Motel v AFC Chickenley.
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OAKWELL MOTEL helped themselves into double figures as visiting AFC Chickenley checked out after 10-3 reverse in the Heavy Woollen Premier Division on Sunday.

Wet weather meant plenty of games were lost to waterlogging but there was no stopping Oakwell or Patrick Davies who scored an incredible six goals. Joe Lyttle also netted a hat-trick with Jordan Midwood completing the tally as Oakwell climbed to fourth. Chickenley’s reply came from a Shaun McDaid double plus Sean Housecroft.

Woodman Batley Carr rose to fifth after demolishing bottom side Battyeford 9-0. Lee Brook bagged four while Andrew Pickles and Luke Newsome grabbed a brace apiece with Greg Snowdon also netting.

Mirfield Town’s march towards the Championship title continued as they won 7-0 at lowly Hartshead. Doubles from Kieran Corley and Chris Meeson, plus strikes from Sam Atkinson, Oliver Rounding and Jonathan Mitchell saw Mirfield maintain their nine point lead.

Scott Love bagged four as second-place Woodkirk Valley won 7-0 against Birstall St Patricks with Chris McGuire, Matthew Moon and Jonny Downey also netting.

Mohammed Patel hammered a hat-trick as third place Mount Pleasant won 8-3 at home to Barr Street. Adam Rawat, with two, Raees Lorgat, Ismail Loonat and Abdullah Mayet struck Mount’s other goals with Barr Street replying through a Michael Calvert double plus a strike from Lewis Tolson. Fourth place Heckmondwike Sports Club suffered a shock 4-1 home defeat to mid-table Marsh. Jason Jeffrey, Jayjay Pickles, Marc Harrison and Marcus Newby all scored for Marsh, with Joe Jagger netting Heckmondwike’s consolation. Taylor also won 4-1 against bottom side St John Fisher Reserves.

Navigation lead Division One on goal difference after they won 7-2 at Dewsbury Westside. Tom Heaton, Daniel Stephenson and Gareth Saville all hit doubles for Navigation, who also had Lee Bennett on target. Ravenswharfe lie second following their 7-4 win over The Yorkshireman. Braces from Lee Poskitt and Sam Hewitt, plus strikes from Matt Hepworth, Robert Stenhouse and Andrew Gott accounted for Ravenswharfe’s tally, with The Yorkshireman replying through two-goal Jamie Maude, Ben Simpson and Ryan O’Hara.

Town Rangers climbed to third after winning 3-2 at Battyeford Reserves who replied through a Robert Fleming brace. Clifton Rangers enjoyed a 6-1 win at Bay Horse East Ardsley - whose Kyle Walker struck - to move fourth.

FC Liversedge are five points clear at the top of Division Two after Richard Naylor, Mark Wigley, Lee McKeown and Danny Stocks all scored in their 4-2 win at Cobras, who replied through Joshua Sheldrake and Brandon Yates.

Gareth Jones and Kieran Armitage both bagged hat-tricks as Scholes Athletic ran out 8-0 winners against St Ignatius. Adam Cheshire and Tom Hoyle hit the others as Scholes climbed to second. Six Lane Ends drop to third place as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Clifton Rangers Reserves while Dave Hall scored twice as Hanging Heaton Cricket Club eased to a 6-0 win at Batley Irish Nash. Dean Palmer, Jamie Baulk, Sam Hetherington and Mark Inwood hit the others as Hanging Heaton climbed to fifth.

Batley Celtics had Andy Dawson, Barry Downes, Danny Engledow, Chris Bowman, Lucas Barraclough and Craig Shingleton on target as they beat bottom side Snowdon 6-4. Razeb Raja, with two, Shakeel Pandor and Bilal Badat replied for Snowdon.

Ben Jones, left of Old Centralians and Matthew Martin of Swillington challenge.

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