By Aidan Hopson
Kieron Mayall scored in a 1-0 victory which kept Heywood Irish Centre top of Division 1 against Linthwaite Athletic.
Newsome remain second four points back but with three games in hand. Berry Brow stay fourth despite slumping to a 3-1 defeat at home to Slaithwaite United. Slawit’s goals were scored by Ben Boulton (two) and Dominik Moorhouse. Wayne Shooter scored for the Brow.
Chris Parker scored for Shelley as they lost 5-1 at home to Shepley and Sam Thompson scored for Scholes in their 1-1 draw at Skelmanthorpe. Kaylem Billy scored for Skelmanthorpe.
The Division 2 title chase is not over yet as Dalton Dynamos, needing a point to be sure of the title, travelled to third placed AFC Lindley.
Lindley were up for this and were soon ahead with goals from Josh Wrigley and Lewis David Smith. Dalton pulled a goal back before an own goal made it 3-1 to Lindley at half-time.
Dalton never recovered from the first half setback and Lindley with goals from Jonny Crowther and Tom White won the game 5-1.
Cumberworth with goals from Ronan Greenwood (three) and Josh Kilner eased past bottom club Holme Valley Academicals 4-2 with Connor Berry and Chris Eason scoring for the Accies.
Ryan Lach and Alex Pearson were on the scoresheet as Britannia Sports beat Lepton Highlanders 2-0 to stay in the hunt for promotion.
Netherton’s promotion hopes took a dip after goals from Joe Fitzpatrick (two) and Joe Muxworthy saw Huddersfield Laund Hill take the points in a 3-2 win. Ethan Flynn and Will Porteus scored for Netherton.
A brace from Courtney Allert was not enough as Almondbury Woolpack lost at Kirkheaton Rovers 4-2. Kirkheaton’s goals came from James Boyle, Nathan Goddard, Benjamin Hallitt and Andy Modeste.
In Division 4 Honley completed their fixtures with goals from Tom Butcher, Marcus Clough and James Coates in a 3-0 win at bottom club Flockton.
Newsome with goals from Lee Bradshaw, Devonte Gayle and a brace from Kyle Walton went through to the semi-finals of the Barlow Cup in a 4-0 win over Holmbridge.
Newsome will play Scholes on Easter Monday. The other semi-final which will be played on Easter Monday is between Netherton and Heywood Irish Centre.
In the Groom Cup Meltham Athletic progressed through to the semi-finals with goals from Jack Ellis-Pownall (two) and Connor Lockwood-Jackson in their 3-1 win over Hade Edge whose goal was scored by Ashley Cutts.
A Benjamin Whiteley goal was not enough as Brighouse Athletic bowed out of the Groom Cup losing 2-1 to Moorside. Moorside will play Meltham Athletic and Scissett will play Wooldale Wanderers in the other semi-final.
Jacob Ghani and Stephen Njenga scored as Berry Brow A beat Hade Edge 2-0 to move through to the Gee Cup semi-finals where they will play Dalton Dynamos A. Netherton A and Slaithwaite United will contest the other semi-final.
In the reserve section Newsome kept their lead at the top of Division 1 thrashing Britannia Sports 8-0 with goals from Levi Maturine (three), Deon Simmonds (two), Trae Gabriel, Daniel Ryan and Eddie Hemingway. Heywood Irish Centre beat second placed Fothergill and Whittles 4-1 with goals from Adam Bell (two), Carlton Balmer and Tom Elvidge. Scholes beat Netherton 3-2 with Ellis Pejica scoring both for Netherton.
Cumberworth stay top of Division 2 after a 5-2 win over Brook Motors with goals from James Earnshaw, Kane Bowker, Alex Moore, Joe Senior and Ben Whitehead. Richard Botchway and Felix Beaumont scoring for Brooks.
A Jack Wood hat-trick and a goal from Jonathan Butterfield saw Kirkburton stay second after their 4-2 win at Holmbridge. Gary Parr scored both for Holmbridge.
In Division 3 Deighton A with goals from Leevan Brown, Karlmani Furey, Kemar Kilbourn and Dijon Hanson beat Mount 4-2 with George Bailey scoring both for Mount.
Fothergill and Whittles A dropped points but remain a point clear at the top of Division 4 following their 3-3 draw at Hade Edge A. Ethan McElroy, Daniel Holmes and Edward Dalton scored for the Edge.
Shepley go second after their 2-1 win over Kirkheaton Rovers whose goal was scored by Ryan Traynor and Brook Motors Development drew 2-2 with Berry Brow B. Josh Armitage and Alex Haigh scoring for the Motors and Mark Garside and Anbua Kator scoring for the Brow.