Anglian Combination round-up: Harleston Town make it eight wins in a row
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Harleston continued their fine start to the season with a 5-0 win at home over Caister in the Anglian Combination Premier Division.
A hat-trick from James Pipe was added to by strikes from Connor Delaney and Nathan Russell to make in eight wins in a row for Town.
CEYMS are they only other unbeaten team in the league and made it seven out of seven with a 2-1 home win over Hellesdon. Ross Pickersgill and Jack Smith scored for the home side.
Acle find themselves bottom of the league after a 3-1 home defeat against Wroxham Reserves. Calum Wiley put the home side in front but goals from James Morrissey, Craig Bussens and Jordan Bond gave Wroxham the win.
Beccles had a day to forget as Blofield left with all three points following a good 3-0 win. The visitors' goals coming from Robbie Fryer (2) and Aaron Oliver.
The away win theme continued throughout the league as Mattishall came away from Reepham with a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Xavier Huckle and Jackson Ramm.
St Andrews were the next side to be undone at home as they went down 3-2 against Bradenham at Thorpe Rec. Ryan Pye and Andrews Bonkas scored for the home side but strikes from Tom Spalding, George Watts-Sturrock and Joel Bryan saw Bradenham leave with the victory.
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Stalham lost their third game in a row as third-placed Mulbarton left Rivers Park with a 4-2 win. Jon Curtis, Danny Self, Liam Brock and Hayden Gibbons gave the visitors the points despite goals from Lewis Crosby and Jack Childs.
Long Stratton also came back from their travels with a win thanks to James Bemrose (2) who earned them their win away at Waveney.
The top two in Division One faced off with Sheringham making the trip to Hoveton. The sides could not be separated though with Alex Fitzgerald scoring for Hoveton and Jamie Nelson for Sheringham with the score finishing 1-1.
Wymondham had the chance to narrow the gap to the top two with games in hand and they duly obliged as goals from Liam Moriarty (2), Chris Holmes and Ethan Hall gave them a 4-2 win over Aylsham. Rhys Cousins and Jack Oliver responded for the visitors.
Yelverton picked up their first win since being promoted as they came back from Attleborough with a 2-1 win. Dan Whitman got the goal for the home side but goals from Lewis Clarry and Steven Tassie saw Yelverton take the points.
Cromer are still looking for their first points of the season as they went down 3-0 at home against Scole. Thomas Green (2) and James Harrison getting the goals.
Kirkley and Pakefield Reserves succumbed to a 2-1 home defeat to Bungay despite a goal for Bradley Carroll. The away side took all three points thanks to goals from Shaun Whiteman and Kevin Riches.
Finally Loddon found themselves on the end of a 5-0 home mauling against a resurgent UEA, who made it four league wins in a row thanks to goals from Ryan Swift (2), Josh Hoare, Tyrell Benjamin and James Thompson.