FOOTBALL: Ingoldisthorpe remain unbeaten in Division One of the North West Norfolk League and boosted their goal difference in style with a 21-0 crushing of bottom club Discovery Royals.
Man of the match Anton Ely grabbed four goals with hat-tricks from Luke Clark and Kieran Herbert bringing in the bulk of the goals.
The top of the table clash between Castle Rising and West Lynn finished all square at 2-2.
Rising remain top, thanks to a single goal difference but have played two games more than their rivals.
Billy Overton struck twice for the hosts with Matthew Garrod and Kyle Hitchcock on target for West Lynn.
Birchwood scraped past The Woottons 5-4 to move level with the top two on points. Their scorers included Bradley Wilson, Jordan Creaby and Liam Docherty. Nathan Clapson scored all four of the visitors’ response.
Lewis Hewitt netted a brace for Watlington in a 3-2 win at Heacham to preserve their unbeaten record, while ending that of their hosts.
Chay Davies, Jamie Lane and Paul Pierce earned Great Massingham a 3-1 win over Hunstanton in Division Two, while George Patience claimed two of Heacham Reserves’ goals in their 3-0 win over Ingoldisthorpe Reserves.
Springwood got back to winning ways in Division Three with an empathic 9-1 win over Hungate.
Springwood started brightly and were 3-0 up after 15 minutes thanks to Matt Standen, Ken Diggins and a penalty from Sam Hewitt.
Ian Jackson pulled one back for Hungate but Hewitt added his second on the stroke of half-time.
Springwood were quick out of the blocks again with Hewitt completing his hat-trick and substitute Harry Portass making an instant impact with a goal.
Skipper Ryan Smith’s dazzling run brought number seven and Hewitt, with his fourth, and Shane Grimes made it nine.
Heacham A chalked up their first win of the season in rampant fashion, crushing Hunstanton Reserves 8-3 away from home.
Gary Bowman proved the master marksman, firing in six goals. Mark Demonty and Edward Pitcher were their other scorers. Stuart Fleming grabbed two of the home reply.
South Creake’s unbeaten start to the season was ended at The Woottons Reserves, who ran out 3-1 victors thanks to strikes from Spencer Yorke 2 and Ashley Sheen.
Pentney’s hopes of closing the gap on the top two were dashed 4-1 at Watlington Reserves, where Alex Drown got their second half consolation.