By Aidan Hopson, Huddersfield & District Football League
With all the League Cup competitions entering their final stages, in the Barlow Cup Skelmanthorpe lead group A following their narrow 2-1 win over Diggle thanks to goals from Davies-Mosley and Hawke with Krenmer scoring the consolation for Diggle.
Scholes stay second by beating Almondbury Woolpack 5-0 with goals from Jowett, Saville (two) and Thompson (two).
Newsome stay top of group B despite being held to a 0-0 draw by second placed Fothergill & Whittles. Britannia Sports remain bottom of the group after being beaten 3-0 by Lepton Highlanders.
Shepley had two men dismissed in a bad-tempered game at home to Netherton but held on for a point in a 2-2 draw. Gill and Sykes scoring for the home team and Carter and Evans scoring for the visitors.
Berry Brow went top of group C with goals from Dobson and Armitage in a 2-1 win over Heywood Irish Centre whose goal came from Colcombe. AFC Lindley with goals from Robinson (two), White, Walsh and Crabtree beat neighbours Junction 5-3.
Holme Valley Academicals remain bottom of the group losing 4-2 at home to Valley neighbours Honley whose goals came from Brett, Brooker, Elliott and Lindley. Linthwaite Athletic top group D with goals from Beaumont, Collins and Wadsworth in a 3-1 win over neighbours Slaithwaite United with Cropper scoring for Slaithwaite.
In the Groom Cup Meltham top group A after a narrow 2-1 win over Holmfirth Town. Cornwall and Carmody scoring for Meltham. Jason Evans hit four as Moorside moved up to second in their 4-2 win over Saddleworth United whose goals came from Harris and Coleman.
Kirkburton top group B after Grange Moor Saints dropped to second following their heavy 7-3 defeat away to Marsden. The prolific Mayall scored twice for the Saints taking his total in this competition to seven.
In the same group Mount remain bottom losing 3-0 to Flockton who were grateful to Ben Brook (two) and Callum Brook for their goals. Laund Hill are top of group C whilst Hade Edge remain bottom after losing their Holme Valley derby to Wooldale Wanderers 2-0. Cliffe scoring both for Wooldale.
In another Holne Valley derby Hyde and Turner scored for Brook Motors in their 2-2 draw with Cartworth Moor whose goals came from Hannan. Deighton are top of group D and Brighouse Athletic are second following their 5-0 demolition of Scissett.
Scholes Reserves top group A of the Richardson Cup whilst Dalton Dynamos go second after their 3-0 win away at Diggle and Britannia Sports Reserves go third following their 4-1 win away at Junction.
Newsome top group B and Shelley with goals from Jackson, Senior and Ali beat Holmbridge 3-1 to go second, Thompson scoring for the Bridge. Blakely (two), Woods (two) and Wadsworth kept Linthwaite Reserves top of group C in their 5-0 win over Netherton.
Fothergill and Whittles Reserves go second with a close 3-2 win over AFC Lindley. Goals for Lindley coming from Fleetwood and Taylor. Deighton stay top of group D despite not playing.
Deighton A are top of group A in the Gee Cup with goals from Hirst and David in their 2-0 win over Netherton A. Berry Brow A are top of group B after goals from Ghaffar (two) and Wilson (two) saw them beat Cartworth Moor Reserves 4-2.
Brook Motors Development remain bottom of the group after their 3-1 loss to Grange Moor Saints. Lodge scoring the consolation goal for Brooks. Berry Brow B are top of group C easily beating Fothergill and Whittles A 7-1. Chingombe (three), Njenga (two), Cornelly and McLoughlin scoring for the Brow.
Kirkburton Reserves move up to second in the group with goals from Goring (two), Woods (two), Somerville and Whitwam in a comfortable 6-0 win over Scholes A. Linthwaite A top group D despite not playing.