By Aidan Hopson

Holmbridge stretched their lead at the top of Division 1 with a comfortable 7-0 win at Britannia Sports with goals from Oliver Willitts (two), Charlie Allen, Tom Eastwood, Samuel Hobson, Richard Lally and Jordan Saville.

Newsome dropped to fourth place suffering a 4-1 defeat at second-placed Linthwaite Athletic. Linthwaite’s goals were scored by Bryant Baidoo (two), Lewis Berry and Bryn Jenkins whilst Samuel Wilkinson scored the consolation for Newsome.

Berry Brow are third after their 4-0 win at Dalton Dynamos with goals from Kyle Walton (two), Wayne Shooter and Raymond Chingombe.

On Thursday night at Emley, Skelmanthorpe took on Shepley and won 2-1 with goals from Danny Simpson and Dan Morgan with Scott Sykes scoring for Shepley.

Ashley Beardsall scored for Slaithwaite United as they were beaten 4-1 at home by AFC Lindley.

A Dareece Siddique hat-trick helped Deighton stay top of Division 2 after a hard-fought 3-2 win over Brook Motors, with both goals for Brook’s scored by Dylan Brett.

Sam Carr (two) and Sam Bagshaw scored as Diggle drew 3-3 with Scissett. David Chew, Chris Johnson and Richard Humphrey scored for Scissett.

Alex Vickerman (two) and Michael Carter scored for Netherton in their 3-1 win at Almondbury Woolpack with Daniel Bradley scoring for the Woolpack.

Holme Valley Academicals moved up to fifth with goals from Simranpal Punia and Owen Sutton in their 2-0 win over Moorside.

Gavin Armitage hit a hat-trick as Kirkheaton go second in an 8-1 hammering of bottom side Lepton Highlanders. Nathan Wood, Jonathan Askin, Nathan Goddard, Ben Hallitt and Robert Holroyd also scored for Kirkheaton.

Skelmanthorpe v Shepley. Image by: Mark Parsons

In the game of the day in Division 3 second-placed Saddleworth United comfortably beat leaders Meltham Athletic 4-0 with goals from Ryan Hughes (two), Joel Longmore and Oliver Harris.

Marsden are third winning 4-2 at Brighouse Athletic whose goals were scored by George Gray. Rhys Matthews and Lewis Brierley scored as AFC Volunteers beat Grange Moor Saints 2-0. Fenton United earned their first points of the season in a 2-1 win at Mount with Michael Byrne scoring for Mount.

Tim Astley hit a hat-trick as Fothergill and Whittles beat Newsome 7-0 to go fourth in reserve Division 1. Jacob Brady, Jake Wilkinson, Anthony McGlade and Ben Williamson completed the scoring for the visitors.

Dalton Dynamos travelled to Netherton and goals from Cav Joyce, Connor Steele, Hassan Abdelkawy, Jaron Edwards (two) and Nathan Large saw them win comfortably 5-0 and go four points clear at the top of the division.

Berry Brow are second squeezing past Deighton 4-3 with goals from Lawal Lawal, Rhys Wharam, Ben Dobson and Jonathan Pearson.

Ben Bertram and Tom Elvidge scored for Heywood Irish Centre in their 2-2 draw with Cumberworth whose scorers were Thomas Snowball and Jonathan McKinley. Lewis Haigh (two), Ben Robinson, Jack Goring and George Sommerville scored as Kirkburton beat Britannia Sports 5-2.

Samuel Scarfe (three) and Jonathan Humphries scored as Scissett beat Netherton A 4-1 with Ryan O’Connor scoring for Netherton. Jason Helm scored the only goal of the game as Skelmanthorpe beat Berry Brow A 1-0.

Skelmanthorpe v Shepley. Image by: Mark Parsons

Reserve Division 2 leaders Brook Motors lost 2-1 to Slaithwaite United whose goals were scored by Tony Chintu-Wamala.

Meltham Athletic in second place lost 5-3 at home to Holmbridge. Rob Yarker, Luke Henighan and James Hutchinson scored for Meltham with Gary Parr (two), Sam Carr, Billy Fisher and Will Reeves scoring for Holmbridge.

Bailey Roy, Jordan Wells and Julien Walker scored as Grange Moor Saints narrowly lost 4-3 to Linthwaite Athletic whose goals were scored by Mark Floyd (two), Jack Wadsworth and Michael Lord.

Kirkheaton Rovers missed out on the lead at the top of reserve Division 3 losing 3-1 at Wooldale Wanderers. Luke Barraclough, Harry Airstone and Luke Heavens scored for Wooldale with Waqhar Uddin scoring the consolation for Kirkheaton.

Dalton Dynamos stay top on goal difference beating Hade Edge Development 4-2 with goals from Tomi-Mac Creaghan (three) and Piotr Jatczak.

A Sam Barraclough goal for Berry Brow B was not enough as they went down 2-1 to third-placed Fothergill and Whittles A whose goals were scored by Niall Plunkett-Agrela and Matthew Priestley.

Almondbury Woolpack travelled to Mount and won 3-1 with goals from Aidan Harvey-Franklin, Neil Lockwood and Dylan Dickinson with Tristan Samuda scoring for Mount. Joe Kelly (two) and Tom Butcher scored as Honley beat neighbours Brook Motors Development 3-1.