Wroxham Reserves on the up after another win
17:26 03 December 2012
Wroxham Reserves’ surge up the Premier Division table gathered pace as their fourth successive league win lifted them to second.
Saturday’s 4-2 victory against St Andrews at Trafford Park featured goals from Jack Smith, Daniel Boswell, Rio Starkings and Jordan Atree, with Raphael Gure and Lewis Brock netting for the visitors.
Beccles moved up to fourth with a 6-3 home win against lowly Sheringham.
Anthony Martin and Neil Hurren both fired hat-tricks for the hosts, with Jonathan Abbs, Jodi Norris and Danny Acra replying for Sheringham.
Reepham piled on the pain for bottom side Hempnall in a 4-1 victory.
Sam Groves, Leon Huckle, Andrew Moody and Kevin Winkworth were Reepham’s scorers, with Ryan Haynes on target for Hempnall.
Wymondham Town extended their unbeaten run to four games with a 2-0 win at Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves.
Lewis McKerell and Philip Mercer found the net for Wymondham.
It was all-square at Spixworth as Loddon moved further clear of the bottom three following a 1-1 draw.
Matthew Elwin netted for the hosts, with Alex Brown registering for Loddon.
Mattishall’s match at Acle and North Walsham’s game at home to Dersingham were both postponed because of the weather.
In Division One, Brandon Town were unable to fulfil a fixture for the second time this season as they called off their game at fellow strugglers Wells.
Leaders Corton suffered only their second defeat of the season as they went down 3-2 at Caister.
Garrett Ward, James Hunt and Aaron Robson scored for the hosts, while Ritchi High and Stuart Bloomfield replied for Corton.
Poringland Wanderers moved up to third with a 5-2 victory against Watton.
Luke Priestley and Chris Reynolds both bagged braces for Wanderers, with Jonathan Causton also on target. Kevin Bloomfield and James Walker scored for Watton.
Lawrence Cheese hammered a hat-trick to send Stalham Town to a 3-2 win at Holt United. Christopher Fuller got both Holt’s goals.
Hellesdon stunned high-flying Long Stratton to record only their second league win of the season.
Glen Spooner fired a hat-trick for Hellesdon and Owen Spooner and Lewis Woods were also on the mark in their 5-2 success.
Thomas Wright and Sam Page netted for Long Stratton, who drop to fourth.
Three matches were postponed because of the adverse weather – the games between Aylsham and Horsford, Hindringham and Bradenham Wanderers and Harleston Town and Norwich CEYMS.