Cromer title hopes increase

Cromer continued their march towards the league title with a 4-2 derby win at North Walsham as rivals dropped points and Norwich St Johns leapt from sixth to second.

A Darren Terrington hat-trick and a David Hinton goal saw the Crabs' extend their Premier Division lead to 13 points as the Angels replied with strikes from Andrew Muir and Alex Fitzgerald.

The Saints beat visitors Dersingham 2-1, David Matthews and Aaron Kay the home scorers, Ben Walker replying.

Wroxham Reserves, now third, lost 2-1 at Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves, Jamie George getting the reply to goals from Paul Highfield and Danny Stokeld. Mattishall lost 3-1 at Loddon, Garry Summons (2) and Matthew Parkin on the Loddon scoresheet, Daniel Palmer replying. St Andrews lost 2-0 at Beccles, Kevin Waterman and Alan Remblance the marksmen there.

The Mummery Cup final will be between Acle and Spixworth.

Acle, with goals from Ricci Butler, Harry Maddison, Luke Goreham and Robert Oldham, won 4-1 at Sheringham, where Sam Barham replied for the Shannocks.

At Spixworth, Blofield lost 3-1 on penalties after the teams ended 0-0.

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In Division One, Wells took the opportunity to extend their lead at the top as Wymondham did not have a game.

The Seasiders won 2-1 at home to Corton, Scott Sutherland-Gray and Philip Frary on target with Ritchi High replying for Corton. That put Wells five points ahead of Wymondham having played one game fewer.

Hindringham gave thier survival hopes another boost with a 2-0 win at bottom club Bungay, thanks to a brace from Gary Belton.

Bradenham Wanderers are third after their 4-1 win at Long Stratton, who are now fourth. Their goals came from Christopher Hancy, Thomas Spalding, Lee Frost and an own goal, with Daniel Philpot replying.

Horsford beat visitors Watton 3-2, their scorers Darren Nichols, Paulk Duncan and Scott McKinney, with Xavier Huckle and Christopher Softley on the mark for Watton.

Holt had a 2-0 win at Poringland thanks to strikes from James Wright and Lee Clarke. At Reepham, an own goal gave visitors Sprowston their 1-0 win while at Stalham, Caister won 4-0 with goals from Michael Gislam, Kieran Hack, Adam Bartram and Daniel Bartram.