KIPPAX SUNDAYS hosted the weekend’s sole surviving game in the Leeds Combination League but the goals rained in for leaders HT Sports who left with a 5-2 victory and a Steve Palfrey hat-trick.
Richard Jackson and Jonathan White both netted for the third-bottom hosts but Palfrey’s treble together with strikes from Jay Davis and Lee Turner gave Sports the victory that opened up a three-point gap back to second-placed Whitkirk Wanderers who have also played a game more. Third-placed Hope Inn Whites are six points behind Sports but with three games in hand.
Eight games survived in the Wakefield Sunday League sphere with Ferrybridge Progressive 3-1 winners at home to Peacock in the Landlords Cup. In Premiership Two, West End Terriers moved top by edging a 5-4 victory at third-bottom Crofton Colts. Horse & Jockey climbed to second with a 5-2 success at home to second-bottom Kirklands while seventh-placed Wakefield Football Centre obliged 4-3 at sixth-placed Whitwood Metrostars.
In Championship One, AFC Ackworth climbed to top spot with a 3-1 triumph at home to sixth-placed Railway Inn.
In the Presidents Cup, hosts Rocking Horse galloped to a 9-0 romp against Sandal Galaxy while Nostell Miners Welfare saw off visiting Pontefract Sports & Social 5-4.
Hosts Viaduct and Thatched House shared a 2-2 draw.
Every game in the Heavy Woollen League was postponed.
On the Saturday front, Halton Moor exited the West Riding FA County Challenge Trophy after a 6-1 loss at Ovenden West Riding.
Wakefield City suffered a 5-1 defeat at Horbury Town in the Wakefield FA Cyril Craven Challenge Cup.
In the Wakefield League Premier, second bottom Crown Gawthorpe bagged a 2-2 draw at Prince of Wales who are now fifth while third-bottom Eastmoor cruised in 9-1 at bottom club Pontefract Town.
Division One leaders FC Prince beat fifth-placed visitors Snydale Athletic 5-4 while Durkar obliged 1-0 at White Swan in the Division One League Cup. In the Division Two League Cup, Nostell Miners Welfare saw off visiting Crofton Sports Reserves 2-0.
In Division One of the Harrogate League, seventh-placed Boroughbridge A won 2-1 at third-placed Bedale AFC Reserves.
Pateley Bridge chinned visiting Knaresborough Celtic Reserves 3-2 in the Senior Cup while Thirsk Falcons booked their place in the North Riding County FA Challenge Cup final by hammering visiting Tockwith 8.