Sevenoaks leapfrog Hol­lands into fourth

The Non-League Football Paper - - STEP 5 & 6 ACTION - By Paul Carter

SEVENOAKS TOWN thrashed Hol­lands & Blair 5-1 at Great­ness Park to re­place their vis­i­tors in fourth and move just two points away from top spot. By­ron Walker gave Micky Collins’ side the lead in the 24th minute, but Blair lev­elled through Gary Lock­yer on the half hour. Billy Ben­nett re­stored the lead on the stroke of half-time for Oaks and a com­fort­able sec­ond half started when Har­ri­son Carnegie made it 3-1 in the 52nd minute. Kieran McCann scored the fourth mid­way through the sec­ond half be­fore sub Har­ri­son Carnegie rounded off the scor­ing eleven min­utes from time. While league lead­ers Crow­bor­ough Ath­letic were on FA Vase duty, Shep­pey United were frus­trated in their at­tempts to take top spot. A power fail­ure at Holm Park on Fri­day could not be fixed in time for their game with AFC Croy­don Ath­letic to be played.

Whit­stable Town have still to draw a league game af­ter 22 matches, af­ter en­joy­ing a com­fort­able 3-0 win over Erith & Belvedere at the Bel­mont. Kane Row­land opened the scor­ing in the 33rd minute and goals in the fi­nal twelve min­utes from Sep Row­land and Tom Bryant saw the Oys­ter­men re­main in eighth. Three sec­ond-half goals saw Cray Valley win 3-0 at Bearsted to con­sol­i­date sev­enth spot. Tom Youngs opened the scor­ing with a 57th-minute penalty, Den­zel Gayle’s low drive beat Scott An­drews in the 78th minute and a scram­bled ef­fort com­pleted the scor­ing three min­utes later. The only black mark for the Millers was the 87th minute dis­missal of sub Tom Fitzger­ald for re­tal­i­a­tion, just three min­utes af­ter com­ing off the bench. Tunbridge Wells moved above Erith Town af­ter a 3-1 home win. Two late first-half goals from Josh Bidde-combe put Wells in com­mand but the Dock­ers missed sev­eral chances to level af­ter Lee Friend’s dip­ping shot made it 2-1 early in the sec­ond half. Those wasted chances proved costly as for­mer player James Pin­nock scored in the 90th minute of his Tunbridge Wells de­but.

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