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FOOTBALL: Wright helps Wantage go back to the top
7:39pm Wednesday 9th October 2013 in Sport
Wantage Town returned to the summit of the Uhlsport League Pre-mier Division with a 2-1 win at Highmoor Ibis on Saturday.
A Callum Gallimore own-goal and a Tommy Wright strike won it for Wantage after Ben Spence’s opener. Town started the day behind Reading Town, who were knocked off the top by Kidlington’s shock 1-0 victory.
Shrivenham crashed to a 4-1 home defeat against Ascot United.
Joe Gritt, Matt Jones, Jermaine Roche and Lee Boon did the damage for the visitors, with Harry Etheridge replying.
Abingdon United are still looking for a victory after losing 4-2 away to Thame United. Niall Hodgkins scored a double for the hosts. Ben Connolly and Ellis Hercules completed Thame’s tally with Leon Blackmore and Shawn Foster on target for the basement club.
Abingdon Town drew 1-1 with Bracknell Town. Antony Booker scored for Abingdon, with Sam Bar-rett replying. In Division 1 West, Letcombe’s woes continued as they lost 7-0 at home to Purton for whom Blaine Fitzgerald (2), Scott Campbell, Jamie McGahey, Nick Mccrae, Marcus Hall and Dave Gee netted.
Lee Newport, Ross McDonald, Oliver Thomas and Jamie Clark goals were in vain for Didcot Town Res as they lost 6-4 at Rayners Lane in Division 1 East.
Dan McPherson (2), Chezney Cassell (2), Oliver Leslie and Paul Leslie found the net for the hosts.