Sleet brace gives Berks County the edge over City U23s
DANIEL SLEET bagged a brace as Berks County doubled their points tally with a 3-2 win over Reading City Under-23s.
Sleet’s two goals as well as a Dan Money strike sealed victory for Berks, who climb up to 11th in the Premier Division with their first league win of the campaign.
ROYALS sit at the foot of the table after a 5-0 thrashing against Richings Park, while WOKINGHAM AND EMMBROOK RESERVES lost 3-0 at Woodcote Stoke Row.
In Division One, HURST slipped a place following a 2-1 loss at in-form Imaan Lions.
Jerol Forbes scored for Hurst, but could not stop them sliding down to ninth.
FINCHAMPSTEAD stay third, but lost ground on the leading duo with a 2-2 draw against Reading YMCA Rapids after first-half goals from Max Swift and Nick Payne.
WARGRAVE extended their unbeaten run to four matches with a comprehensive 4-1 win at HARCHESTER HAWKS in Division Two.
Harry Jones netted for the Hawks, but goals from Callum Alliston, Joe Wigmore (2) and Sam Wild guided Wargrave to a win which cements their spot in the top three.
HURST RESERVES picked up their first league win of the season, seeing off inconsistent AFC CORINTHIANS 2-1 at Park Lane.
Bailey Fullbrook scored for the visitors while an Ashley Lamb brace earned the win for Hurst.
Down in Division Three, a late Andy Benyon brace guided TWYFORD AND RUSCOMBE to a 2-0 win over WOODLEY UNITED A.
Leaders BERKS COUNTY RESERVES won again, 2-1 at Pangbourne with Andrew Hodgkins and Chris Searle on target.
BERKS COUNTY ROVERS remain unbeaten atop Division Four following a 7-1 win at Farnham Royal Mavericks.
In the same league a goal from Chris Berry could not prevent defeat for HARCHESTER HAWKS DEVELOPMENT while AFC CORINTHIANS A won at Phoenix Old Boys Reserves with Ashraf Ali and Ethan Harris scoring.
Reading and District Sunday League
Senior Division: Woodley Wanderers and Youth 1-4 The Sportsman
Premier Division: AFC Bradfield 1-3 Woodley Wanderers and Youth Reserves, Caversham 1-0 116 Exiles Division One: Aydin 2-6 Loxwood Park Rangers Division Four: Calcot 1-4 Earley Elite, Shinfield Rangers 8-1 Coley Park Reserves Industrial Cup: Arborfield 2-4 Maiden Place, Southbank 2-3 Wokingham and Emmbrook
John Lusted Cup: FC Showcase 1-4 Shinfield Park United, New England 2-4 Borussia Teeth
Bracknell Town and District Sunday League
Premier Division: Crowthorne Inn 3-0 Wokingham and Bracknell, FC Meta 1-1 Finchampstead Athletic, Morale Madrid 7-0 Golden Farmer Rangers
Division One: Crowthorne FC
Old Boys 3-5 Wokingham and Emmbrook TMW, Finchampstead Athletic Reserves 0-2 Loveman United, Woodley United 5-1 AFC Crowthorne Stiffs
Division Two: Golden Farmer Rangers Reserves 4-5 Ashridge Park Royals, Moore Close Manor 3-0 Winnersh Rangers Division Three: Bracknell Cavaliers 2-1 Winnersh Town, Finchampstead Athletic A 2-1 Braybrooke Athletic
Division Four: Bracknell Athletic Reserves 3-0 AFC Crowthorne Old Boys Junior Cup: Ashridge Park 1-7 Woodley Saints