King’s Lynn Sunday League round-up: Chilvers and Terrington close in on massive title showdown
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The top two in King's Lynn Sunday League Division One, Terrington and Chilvers, continue to plough towards a final-day title showdown as they both registered clean sheets and big wins.
Chilvers, currently holding pole position by four points, saw off Lynn Napier by eight goals to nil. Neil Goodbourn nabbed a treble and Liam Bowley found his form again with a brace. Michael Ellwood, Danny Jezeph and Jack Johnson also scored.
Terrington kept pace and improved their goal difference massively, by brushing aside Wisbech Wanderers 11-0. Robert Palmer and Matt Prudence both scored four apiece. The other goals came from Andy Prior, Simon Bird and an unfortunate Wisbech player.
FANG dropped two points away at William Burt, who continue to improve. Sam Hewitt gave Burt the lead against his former club, but FANG equalised in the 87th minute through an own goal from Burt keeper Rob Bunting when a penalty hit the post and went in off his back.
Vulcatech finally got themselves a positive result, and an emphatic one at that, as they beat Horsepigs 7-2 away from home. D Spalding and D Coates notched for 'Pigs. But Shane Crown grabbed two goals, with the other five split between M Kerns, Tommy Littlewood, Dan Ford, C Smith and Kenzie Corbett.
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England's Hope remain an outside bet for the title with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Gaywood Park Rangers. Paul Richardson proved to be the match-winner on the day.
In Division Two, Long Sutton went past CR Eastern Province 7-4 in an entertaining game to remain in pole position to take the second promotion spot. League joint-top scorer Joe Harrison added two more to his tally for the season. Tim Lowe and Spelman also grabbed braces. J Clitheroe scored the seventh.
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Flitcham Bell brushed Fleet aside, dominating the match and winning 7-0. James Ringwood grabbed a hat-trick with Dan Fuller getting two goals. S Fisher and L Miller also found the net.
Leaders Hunstanton took their goal difference to plus-98 with a 9-1 win at Elm. Tom Rainsbury (3), Scott Berry, Lloyd Drewery, Kieran O'Grady, Jack Lincoln, J Everett and B Williams got in the act. M Hampshire scored for Elm. West Lynn beat Maids Head 4-1. G Edwards, N Young, R Gowler and K Twaite-Smith all scored, as did Head's D Illiss. Clenchwarton had to wait to late, but finally ground out a 3-0 over a rapidly improving River Lane. D Chapman, J Chapman and C Scamell got the goals.
Finally, March Saracens racked up a 10-3 home win over Adrian Flux. Kieran MacKender (2) and Rian Benefer scored for Flux. However, A Taylor (3) and Jermaine Watson (3) netted for Saracens as did A Claridge, Karl Summersgill, James Hazel and J Bothamy.