Cromer three points clear in Anglian
KEITH PEEL Cromer Town have gone three points clear in the Premier Division of the Dolphin Autos Anglian Football Combination. The reigning champions recorded their sixth straight win on Saturday, by 7-2 against Acle, while Lowestoft Town Reserves, with whom they had been level on points, lost their 100pc record in a 2-0 defeat by Sheringham.
Cromer Town have gone three points clear in the Premier Division of the Dolphin Autos Anglian Football Combination. The reigning champions recorded their sixth straight win on Saturday, by 7-2 against Acle, while Lowestoft Town Reserves, with whom they had been level on points, lost their 100pc record in a 2-0 defeat by Sheringham. Tom Davies (2), Neil Bugdale, Daniel Foreman, David Harwood, Stuart Nee and Darren Terrington netted for Cromer at Cabbell Park against Acle, who are now bottom, while Stewart Barker and Paul Simm scored for Sheringham.
Blofield beat Brandon 4-2 (Scott Swift 2, Daniel McKail and Ben Morgan) to stay third, five points behind Cromer.
Wroxham Reserves are another point further adrift after their 3-1 (Daniel Broadwater, Oliver King and Nicki Young) defeat of Mattishall.
Beccles Town won 5-1 (Joshua Woolnough 2, Nicholas Day, Matthew King and Ben Lawrence) at North Walsham and are now fifth, on goal difference from Sheringham, Brandon and Walsham.
Sprowston Athletic are ninth after a 5-2 (Jason Armes and Rikki George) defeat by Norwich Union, for whom David Gould (2), Wayne Littlewood (2) and Kevin Eagleton were on target.
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Attleborough Town beat St Andrews 5-2 and are 10th, on goal difference from Mattishall and Dersingham, who lost 3-2 to Halvergate.
Martin Gent (3), Simon Mann and Grant Wisbey scored for Attleborough, while Richard Corby and Paul English netted for Dersingham.
Dereham Town Reserves went four points clear in Division One when they beat Scole 4-3 while Wymondham Town drew 0-0 with Holt and Gayton lost 3-2 to Long Stratton.
Stuart Garner (2), Stuart MacNab-Grieve and an opponent netted for Dereham, with Robert Tooke (2) and Simon Nichols replying.
Darren Fowles (2) and James Barnes were on target for Long Stratton, who move up to third, behind Wymondham, with Gayton now fourth.
Hempnall are fifth after a 4-0 (Tom Browne, Shaun Flint, Paul Franklin and Ben Player) defeat of Sprowston Wanderers.
Mundford beat Loddon 2-1 (Nicky Quantrill and Daniel Wilson) and are sixth in the table, on goal difference from Stalham Town and Southwold.
Stalham beat Wells 2-1 (Norman Shreeve and Ben Soanes) while Southwold won 2-0 (Scott Haslegrave and Dan O'Sullivan) against Watton.
Goals from Mark Betts, Scott Gray, Darryl Parsley, Ian Raisbury and an opponent earned Hindringham a 5-1 win over Aylsham Wanderers.