Athletic take over at the top
ASHFORD & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE: DOUBLE FROM HORTON HELPS HIS SIDE MOVE ABOVE CAVALIERS Division 1
AFC Ashford Athletic are the new leaders after they won 3-2 at Lolzors.
Dale Horton scored twice to make it nine goals for the season, while strike partner Steve Warren added Athletic’s third.
Stephen Fuller and Jack Sullivan replied for Lolzors.
Ashford Cavaliers dropped to second after they were held to a 4-4 draw at Troggs.
The hosts raced into a 4-0 lead with goals from Rob Giles, Paul Newman, Ben Allen and Andy Underdown but Cavaliers hit back to claim a share of the points thanks to Chris Clements, Ryan Strand, Matt Moon and Jack Pereira.
Appledore manager Jim Brazil saw his side win 2-1 away to bottom side Charing Sunday.
Two own goals won it for the Smugglers, who had lost three of their previous four games, with Richard Spicer scored for Charing. Street, who are now two points clear of AFC Locomotive having played a game more.
Davis’s treble was added to by a second-half strike from Aaron McGuinness to cancel out two goals from Robbie Clark for Mersham, who remain fifth. competitions this season.
Further strikes from Mike Norris, Jason Weller and Chris Boxshall saw South Willesborough progress, while Spartans replied through Deryn Hardwick and Stefan Dalton.
Willesborough Athletic needed extra time to see off Mersham Sports Reserves 3-2. Goals from Matt Jarvis, Luke Parsonage and Andy Crouch won the tie after Mersham had forced extra time with goals from Ollie Mason Asa McKenzie.
Josh Knight scored a hat-trick for the second weekend running as Division 2 leaders Ashstone Galacticos won 6-1 at home to Givaudan. Lee Dehara, Dom Clement and an own goal improved Galacticos’ tally as Givaudan replied with a Lee Cannon strike.
Burton Grove player-manager Justin Day scored his first goal of the season as the Division 2 promotion contenders won 4-1 at Fox Sunday.
Richard Long added a second and two goals from Matt Johnson put the result beyond doubt with Tom Wilmshurst grabbing the consolation for Fox.
Ryan Ford netted a hat-trick for Bromley Green as they beat Master Brewer 5-2. Layton Bryant and Josh Smith were also on target for Green while Adam Boxer replied with two goals for the Lobsters.