Cup tri­umph fa­mil­iar ter­ri­tory for mar­ket ho­tel

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adding to in­di­vid­ual strikes from Ash­ley Slingsby, Calvin Smith and Stephen Al­li­son.

Ash­ford Cava­liers eased to a 5-0 home win against Red Hea­thens at the Gold­wyn School to con­tinue their push for pro­mo­tion to Divi­sion 1.

Cava­liers re­quire three more wins from their five re­main­ing fix­tures to seal a top-two fin­ish, but also have the des­tiny of the ti­tle in their own hands with a clash against lead­ers Ap­ple­dore to come on the last week of the sea­son.

Andy Ward’s side need to win all five games to snatch the cham­pi­onship away from lead­ers Ap­ple­dore.

Two goals from Steve Ward and one from each of Jack Bun­dock, Matt Moon and Mike Ward helped seal an­other vi­tal three points. their away trip to Stour Val­ley as they missed out on the chance to go four points clear at the top of the divi­sion.

They could only re­turn home with a draw against the sec­ond­from-bot­tom side.

Goals from Aaron Cook and Con­nell Baker earned the Lympne side a point which still gives third­placed Ald­ing­ton a slight glim­mer of hope of over­tak­ing Steve Jen­ner’s side and se­cure a top-two fin­ish.

Val­ley replied with goals from Scott Evans and Scott Tay­lor to end a run of three con­sec­u­tive de­feats.

Sec­ond- placed Ash­stone Galac­ti­cos will clinch the Divi­sion 3 ti­tle with two wins from their re­main­ing three fix­tures, al­though White Horse will hope to beat Fox Sun­day in their fi­nal game next month and hope that Galac­ti­cos drop points in their fi­nal three games against Troggs Re­serves, Stour Val­ley and Ash­ford United. Colts.

Pic­ture: Gary Browne fm4741595

Roll of the Dice, rid­den by Char­lie Mar­shall (red hat), on the way to vic­tory in the Shep­herd Neame Open Maiden Race at Char­ing

Pic­ture: paul amos fm4743327

Divi­sion 3 lead­ers White Horse chal­lenged by Stour Val­ley (red)

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