By Aidan Hopson

Connor Beaumont scored a hat-trick as Linthwaite Athletic earned Colne Valley bragging rights with a 7-1 defeat of Slaithwaite United.

Jamie Arundel, Joshua Kilburn, Max Leonard and Alistair Snowden completed the scoring while Tom Dyson claimed Slawit’s consolation.

Newsome, however, stay top of Division 1 as second-placed Holmbridge dropped points in a goalless draw at Diggle.

Berry Brow moved up to third with goals from Gavin Armitage, Josh Scotthorne and Liam and Niall Dobson in a 4-3 win over Scholes. Jordan Saville, George Jowett and Sam Thompson scored Scholes’ goals.

Nathan Eastwood scored four times as Heywood Irish Centre comfortably beat Skelmanthorpe 6-0 with the other two goals coming from Liam Holmes. Daniel Simpson scored twice as Shepley beat Shelley 2-0.

Dalton Dynamos stay top of Division 2 with a 5-0 win over Almondbury Woolpack with goals from Jordan McCafferty-Smith, Shane Gledhill (two) and Craig Thompson (two).

Britannia Sports dropped to third losing at home to AFC Lindley 2-1. Lindley’s goals were scored by Phabian Sylvester and Usman Adelekelo.

Marsh United remain rooted to the bottom of the table losing 2-1 away at Netherton. Joel Rushworth scored both goals for the home side.

Edmund Goddard and Watson Peel scored for Holme Valley Academicals as they drew 2-2 at home with Lepton Highlanders. Ryan Blackburn scored for Cumberworth as they lost 3-1 away at Huddersfield LH. Joe Muxworthy, Louis Wrafter and Nicholas Townend scored for Laund Hill.

Kirkheaton went second in the table with goals from Jonathan Askin and Nathan Goddard in a 2-2 draw with Kirkburton, whose goals were scored by Troy Toulcher and Jack Goring.

In Division 3 Cartworth Moor travelled to Hade Edge in the Upper Holme Valley derby and were beaten 6-3. Scorers for the Edge were Joe Clarke (two), Luke Heavens, Joe Wheelhouse and Cameron Young (two).

Brook Motors moved up to third in the table with a 3-1 win over second placed Moorside with goals from Kyle Silkstone and Phil Rigby. Jason Evans scored for Moorside.

Deighton stay top with goals from Jamal Simpson, Jamal Hussain and Dareece Siddique in a 3-2 win over Scissett whose goals were scored by Tom Lockwood and Lewis Palk.

Fraser Hepplestone, John Conheeney and Jason Shaw scored for Marsden in their 3-3 draw with Meltham Athletic. Toby Farrington, Jack Ellis-Pownall and Luke Henighan scored Meltham’s goals.

A Ryan Matthews hat-trick and goals from Paul Wright and Simon Bick sent AFC Volunteers up to second in Division 4 with a 5-1 win over Mount, whose goal was scored by Tristan Samuda.

Wooldale Wanderers stay top with a 4-1 win over bottom club Holmfirth Town with goals from Ben Clark (two), Joe Hampshaw and Daniel Smith.

Saddleworth United stay in third place following their 7-0 win over Thorpe Giants with goals from Tommy Burns (two), Joel Longmore (two), William Webster (two) and Sam Wood.

Lewis Reed (two) and Charlie Manby scored for Flockton as they beat Brighouse Athletic 3-2. Honley travelled to West End Park and goals from Zach Ainley (two), Ben Lindley (two) and Sean Clegg took the points in a 5-2 win. Kyle Wilcock scored twice for West End Park.

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In the reserve section Newsome stay top of Division 1 beating neighbours Berry Brow 5-4 with goals from Adam Hill, Terence Howe, James Knowles, Drey Marren and Dean Wharam. Raymond Chingombe (two), Joe Wilson and Jack O’Connor scored for the Brow.

Scholes beat Diggle 4-1 and Liam Clark and Josh Keeling scored for Linthwaite in their 2-0 win at Heywood Irish Centre. Connor Steele and Jimmy Meadows scored for Britannia Sports in their 2-0 win at Dalton Dynamos.

Kemar Kilbourn (two) and Dominic McDonald- Webster scored for Deighton in their 3-1 win over Fothergill and Whittles. Reece Holt scored for Fothergill and Whittles.

Goals from Jay Calcutt, Joe Martin and Isaac Donaldson sent Kirkburton five points clear at the top of Division 2 in a 3-2 win over Scholes. Peter Dawson and Ethan Price scored for Britannia Sports A in their 2-0 win over Netherton.

Holmbridge with goals from Elliott Jenkinson and Gary Parr (two) drew 3-3 with Scissett who had Lewis Haigh scoring all three. In a high scoring game at Crown Fields Cumberworth – with goals from James Earnshaw, Ethan Phelan, Ben Whitehead, David Turner, Thomas Snowball and Jamie Moore – beat Brook Motors 6-5. Goals for the Motors came from Michael Foster (two), John Lodge (two) and Alex Haigh.

Slaithwaite United went second in Division 3 with goals from Josh Moore (two), James North, Dominik Moorhouse and Bradley Dearnley in a 5-2 win over neighbours Linthwaite Athletic A whose goals were scored by Michael Lord and Tom McCreadie.

Jimmy Brothers scored twice for Skelmanthorpe as they moved up to third with a 2-0 win over Wooldale Wanderers. Berry Brow A stay top with goals from Stephen Njenga and Keegan Morgan in a narrow 2-1 win over Grange Moor Saints, whose goal was scored by Michael Hall.

Cumberworth A slipped down the table losing at home to Hade Edge 3-2. Goals for the home team came from George Haigh and Antony Higham and goals for Hade Edge came from Harry Airstone, Thomas Hancock and Luke Brown.

Billy Walsh (two), Kia Stannard, Paul Drake and Sam Dawson scored for Mount in their 5-4 win over Netherton A whose goals were scored by Daniel Rodgers, Connor Hodgson (two) and Chris Mattimoe.

Dalton Dynamos A stay top of Division 4 with a 7-2 win over Cumberworth B whose goals were scored by Joshua Ricketts and Will Holladay.

James Jackson (two), Nico Blackburn and Ryan Davies scored for Fothergill and Whittles A as they moved up to third in a 4-1 win over West End Park Development whose goal was scored by Lyndon Wells.

Brook Motors Development moved up to fourth with a 7-2 win over Scissett Development with goals from Gabriel McNae (three), James Wilkinson, Richard Denton, Dominik McLeod and Shane Brook. Luke Dawson and Simon Geal scored for Scissett.