Tank flatten Division One rivals to stay top

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TANK charged to a 7-1 win at South Kirkby Reds to keep a fim grip on top spot in the Doncaster Sunday Alliance LeaugueDivision One.

Second-placed Skellow Rangers recorded a 6-3 win over FC Gatehouse. Sam Corner led the way with a hat-trick with Tom Ellis (2) and Ben Webb also hitting the target. Rob Crompton, Ryan Malee and Paul Griffin shared out the Gatehouse goals.

Third-placed Balby Academy of Sport won 8-1 away to bottom club Wadworth Sports.

Keiran Ferguson bagged a brace with brother James also weighing in with a goal as did Cordell Drobac, Ryan Lewis, Mark Cooper, Pete Haywood and Jordon Lewis. Sebastian replied for Sports.

Askern Railway held on to their top-four spot after beating Leger Lions by the odd goal in three. Armthorpe Albion lost 5-1 at Auckley.

Tap Maker coasted to an 8-2 win at Rosehill Press - Ryan Ambler (2).

Division Two leaders Rossington Legion held on to top spot on goal difference after beating White Hart Colts (Danny Marrison, Lee Pearce) by the odd goal in five.

Rossington United climbed a place to second after beating Maltings 4-1. Liam Flynn hit a double with Scott Henderson and Luke Wilkinson sharing out the other two goals.

Carcroft Village (Shane Carver 2, Josh Brace) also climbed a place on the back of a 3-1 win over Hatfield Woodhouse.

Bessacarr (Harrison Read, Thomas White, James Sharpe) and Three Horseshoes Old Boys drew 3-3.

Hatfield Town and FC Cumberland also shared six goals. Brendon Jeffrey, Martin Ealker, Richard Chambers were the Town marksmen with Henry Sibenge (2) and Craig Atkinson replying.

Bailey’s had to settle for consolation goals by Chris Clark and Farhan Donnelly in their 4-2 Division Three defeat at home to The Vault.

Harvester reaped the spoils after taking their chances to beat Balby Rovers 7-2.

Rick Nehls and Shanbe Zlobinski both bagged a brace with Jack Shields and Lee Angel also netting. There was also an own goal.

New Mallard (Zack King) lost 4-1 at home to The Crown Hotel.

A Jordan Gill hat-trick laid the foundations for The Askern’s 9-0 win over Hesley. Robbie Rowland chipped in with a double with Martin Pratchett, Sam Gillespie, Joe Spillaine and Kain Whitfield also weighing in.

James Bytheway helped himself to five of the goals as The Sun shone with a 14-1 demolition of Balby Rec. Aaron Haxell (2), Karl Foster (2) and Ryan Green (2) shared six of the other goals with Scott Sutherill, Daniel Nunns contributing single strikes. John Milnes claimed the Balby consolation.