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FOOTBALL: Wilkins fires Ardington five points clear
7:43pm Wednesday 9th October 2013 in Sport
Jamie Wilkins scored the only goal to maintain Ardington & Lockinge’s perfect start to the season in the North Berks Lea-gue, writes Phil Annets.
Their 1-0 home win over Faringdon Town moved them five points clear at the top of Division 1.
Dorchester are now second after a 2-1 win at Wall-ingford Town, with Josh Nicholls and Joe Dixon scoring after Mike Fellows had put the home side in front.
Berinsfield went ballistic at home to Lambourn Spo-rts with Charles Jamieson and David Murphy both hitting trebles in their 11-1 victory.
Mark Ingram also scored twice alongside goals from Andie Samson and Jon Wel-ch.
Saxton Rovers bounced back from last week’s setback with a 3-1 home win over Wootton & Dry Sandford with Kyle Allsworth, Wayne Waldron and Jeff Harriott all on the scoresheet. George Brewerton replied.
Gareth Fenton smashed in a three-timer to give Harwell International their first win of the season 3-0 at home to Crowmarsh Gifford.
Division 2 leaders Abing-don United Res scraped a 1-0 home victory over East Hendred courtesy of Paul Drew’s penalty. Sutton lost 4-2 at Coleshill United.
Shane Matthews struck twice for the visitors, but Lee Mason, Ian Wilmer, Shane Blake and Lee Andrews sealed the win. Dan Oyston and Dave Ow-ens both registered for Faringdon Town Res in their 2-1 home victory over Saxton Rovers Res, for whom Luke Dewar scored.
Harwell International Res could not prevent Kintbury Rangers Res climbing to the top of Division 3 courtesy of a Luke Conner effort that earned them a 1-0 win.
Drayton Res fell 5-0 away to Division 4 leaders Turn-pike Sports. Mark Davies bagged a brace while Steve James, Nick Brooks and Kirk Willmoth also scored.
Callum Bowler, with a brace, and Richard Taylor scored in Long Wittenham Athletic Res’ 3-1 home win over Faringdon Town A, for whom Adam Bird was on target.
Dan Osbourne and Jack Hastings netted hat-tricks for Berinsfield Res in their 8-0 romp at Warborough Uni-ted.
Goals from Richard Hastings and Nathan Mills completed the rout. Ardington & Lockinge Res finally broke their duck with a 3-2 win at East Hendred Res.
James Hicks and Aiden Necchi-Ghiri both netted for the home side, Jason O'Hanlon, Jonny James and Ollie Bailey sealing Arding-ton’s first points.
In Division 5, Uffington United made it five wins in five defeating visiting Wall-ingford Town Res 3-2.
Charles Buchan and James Smith scored for Wallingford, but Ross Garcia, George Heath and Byron Sheppard won it for Uffington.
Hosts Radley Res and Steventon Res drew 4-4. Tommy Young hit a hat-trick alongside a Brian Kerry effort for Radley while Richard Saunders, Liam Barson, Mike Smith and Robert Cox replied.
Grove Rangers Res won 4-2 at home to Hagbourne United Res courtesy of a Dan Cannings double and goals from Craig Fenemore and Kenny Clements. Luke Kitchener and Sam McDer-mott netted in vain.