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FOOTBALL: Chippy keep up the heat on pacesetters
5:20pm Wednesday 16th January 2013 in Local Football
Chipping Norton Town kept up the pressure at the top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division with a 5-0 thrashing of Spartan Rangers,.
Warwick Thompkins, Sam Thornton, James Harri, Rhys Warner-Carter and Mark Corbett did the damage for the second-placed side.
Leaders Hanborough moved a point clear with a 4-1 hammering of Charlbury Town.
Dan Haggie, Craig Johnson, Tom Lewis and Joey Burgess were on target for Hanborough, with Sean Gilbert replying.
West Witney went third with a 3-1 win at Hailey, their goals coming from Adie Holder, Harry Trethowan, Carl Dodds and Chris Hirons.
Dean Mays hit back for Hailey.
Carterton Town A eased to a 3-1 win at Witney Royals, with Mike Bolt, Carl Williams and Craig Wighton the scorers.
Royals’ reply was a Luke Simmonds own goal. Stanton Harcourt stay top of Division 1, despite a 1-1 draw at home to FC Nomads.
Martin Cripps scored for the hosts, with Josh Truby replying. Freeland A moved off the bottom with a 4-4 draw against Brize Norton thanks to goals from Lloyd Little (2), Scott Greening and Ben Crawford.
Matt Howard and Dan Frizzell each bagged a brace for Brize.
Milton ended West Witney Res’ unbeaten start in Division 2 with a 4-1 away win, Jim Littlewood, Roger James, Rob James and Robert Watts the scorers. Charlie Forkner replied.
Bampton Town battled back to beat North Leigh B 2-1 away. Ian Quartermain put the visitors ahead, but goals from Adam Lee and Harry Cameron won it for Bampton.
Steve Harris fired a hat-trick as Carterton Pumas beat Charlbury Town Res 6-2 away from home.
Kai Merrit, Dave Yates and Dan Chillington were their other marksmen as Mark Goode and Dom Crisp netted for the unlucky hosts.
FC Hollybush stayed top of Division 3 with a 7-0 thrashing of Aston Res. Defender Arron Hyatt led the way with a hat-trick, with Warren Senior and Eddie Brookes bagging the others.
Kirtlington are a point behind th table-toppers after a 2-1 win at Carterton Rangers who went down to their first defeat of the season.
A goal each from Alex Metcalf and Adam Kelly ensured the visitors took the points, Stefan Reed replying.
Ducklington A stayed two points clear at the top of Division 4 with a 4-0 win over FC Hollybush Res, thanks to goals from Scott Mason (2), Tom Costly and Conor Peacock.
Div 1: Aston 3 (M Brown 2, P Caswell), Chadlington 3 (G Slatter 2, D Murphy).
Div 2: Wiitney Royals Res 2 (D Paintin 2), Middle Barton 1.
Div 3: Chipping Norton Tn Res 2 (S Warner, S Phillpot), Carterton B 2 (A Harris, O Bush); Tackley 3 (D Woodley, M Currill, C Betreen), Minster Lovell Res 2 (D Souch, M Ryan); Wootton Spts 4 (A Bowerman 2, J Ludlow, D Waslewski), Spartan Rgrs Res 1 (M Crozier).
Div 4: Bourton Rov 7 (M Winter 2, S Mattock, R Coleman, C Vinton, S Ternier, R Curtis), Chadlington Res 1 (R Shadbolt); Corinthians 2 (M Walters, I Carey), Bampton Utd 3 (N Beckett 3); Kingham AB Res 4 (R French 2, R Collard), Witney Royals A 2 (D Tidman, A Pardew); Spartan Rgrs A 4 (D Thomson 2, M Lewis 2), Milton Res 7 (B Scofield 3, P Bennet 3, J Bartlett).