Norwich & District League round-up: Schoolhouse back on top after DE FC victory
PUBLISHED: 14:51 04 October 2017 | UPDATED: 14:51 04 October 2017
Shirley D Whitlow
Schoolhouse returned to the top of the Evening News and Copy IT Norwich Sunday League Premier Division at the weekend, bouncing back from the previous week’s defeat with a resounding 6-2 home win over DE FC.
Rhys Logan hit a hat-trick whilst other goals came from Brendan Burke, Chris Hall and Adam Plumstead.
Acle Rangers are second after a single goal win over Sprowston Wanderers, whilst Riverside Rovers are third after winning 3-1 at Farmhouse. James Nobbs, Shaun Plant, Michael Thirkettle and Dale Webster all scored as Horsford United won 4-1 at Bungay Town.
In Division One, Hewett OB’s continue to lead the way – Craig McKail (two), and Callum Speck scoring in a 3-0 win over Aslacton.
Old Boys are three points ahead of The Middle Green who had a 3-1 home win over Phoenix FC. Bradley Warr scored for Longdale Rovers as they were held to a draw at Windmill Wanderers, whilst Brooke hit 10 when winning at Rose Athletic.
Five goals without reply against Mad Moose Athletic saw Marlborough stay top of Division Two on goal difference whilst Woolpack won 6-3 (Liam Moriaty two, Chris Holmes, Charlie Blake, Tom Blanch, og) at Mettingham.
Mischief FC had goals from Lee Askew, Jacob Massey and Ed Myers to thank for their 3-2 win at Briston, whilst Curtis Pope and Luke Sturman scored for Barracks in their 2-2 home draw with Sprowston Ath Wildcats.
Vale Longo moved up to fourth spot as goals by Tom Rolfe (two), Tom Bulley and Callum Warnock helped seal a 4-2 win over Hethersett Ath.
It’s now four from four for DCS Rapid as a 4-0 victory over Dynamo kept them at the top of Division Three.
Brooke Res went on a goal spree, scoring eight as they beat Bungay Town Res.
Silver Fox beat Acle Rangers Res by the odd goal of seven and Harleston Town suffered their first defeat of the season going down 6-3 at home to Norman Wanderers A.
MC Rovers scored five of the eight goals in their game at East Tuddenham whilst Billy Kelly and Bradley Callum were on target for Hempnall in their 2-1 victory at Newsman Celtic.
It’s tight at the top of Division Four. Luke Perry and Ryan Bensley scored as AFC Norwich won 2-1 at Hethersett Ath Res.
Sporting Iceni saw Karl Spurdon, Dan Hill and Nelson Joel score in a 3-1 win over Eaton Park Corinthians whilst Troy Tobias and Jake Ward scored in Rose Ath Res’ 2-2 draw at Cellar House. FC Viking beat Woodton United 4-1 (Jonathan Billing two, Ian Beeden, Jack Dodd) and Rackheath Rangers ran out 4-2 winners at Nelson Athletic.
The early pacesetters in Division Five met each other and it’s as you were as Qube FC and AG Athletic took a point each in a 2-2 draw. Rhys Cousins hit five of Easton’s 10 against Aylsham, whilst Firside scored seven without reply at Ashill FC. It was a good day for the Rayner family as Tom scored four and Andrew a double as Watton United beat FC Viking Res 6-0.
Old Catton’s 100pc record continued in the Under 19 Division as they put seven past Mulbarton Wanderers, whilst Long Stratton are now second thanks to a 4-0 (James Bemrose 2, Aidan Hitch, Callum Maloney) victory at Hellesdon. Tai Sayers scored twice in Cringleford’s 2-1 win at Hethersett Athletic and five goals for Josh McCarthy was the highlight of St Andrews’ 8-2 win at Acle Rangers, where Jake Jackson, Dan Heffer and Gutin Datocampol were also on target for the visitors.