COMMERCIAL pulled off the shock result of the day when they defeated promotion hopefuls Cayton Corinthians 2-1.
Geoff Osguthorpe’s Commercial side were a goal to the good after 20 minutes when Stu Lincoln converted a Mike Clark cross.
And hosts Commercial doubled their lead when Nick Palmer volleyed home after good work from Pete Noble.
Cayton pulled a goal back before half-time but it proved to be just a consolation as Commercial went on to claim the three points.
Commercial’s Clark said: “It was a cracking result for the lads and we knew this would be a tough game.
“Even in the second half we were on top and Stu Lincoln hit the post.
“I believe our man of the match was Tom Blake, who was brilliant at centre-back.”
West Pier Reserves are still hot on the heels of Turks Head in the bid for the league title after they beat Whitby Wanderers 2-1.
Chris Watson fired Pier ahead in the 25th minute with a penalty after Luke Midgley was brought down in the box.
Mark Tucker’s side were 2-0 ahead after Mike Dugdale finished off some good play from James Temple.
Wanderers scored a late consolation with the last kick of the game.
Pier player-boss Mark Tucker said: “We played very well and I had been asking my team for a better level of performance, which they produced.”
Leaders Turks Head had to work hard to overcome a much-improved Manor side 4-2.
Ashley Blake fired Turks ahead after 15 minutes following some superb play from Tom Scales.
Their lead was doubled on the half-hour mark when striker Jon Cairns produced a sublime half-volley.
Manor had a great chance to pull a goal back before the interval, but player-boss Lee Sutton failed to stick home a penalty.
Turks took advantage in the second half to go 3-0 up through Scales, but Manor pulled one back thanks to an own goal.
Mikey Barker restored the away side’s three-goal cushion and although Manor scored again through Kieran Friett, Colin Jenkinson’s side picked up maximum points.
Manor’s player-boss Lee Sutton said: “I am happy with the display and the game could have gone either way.
“To play so well against a team that has been dominating the league is pleasing and encouraging for the future.”
Ten-man Castle Tavern saw off the challenge of Scarborough Sports 3-2.
Man of the match John Stockell scored with a free-kick for Tavern.
Ross Bland fired in a left-footed strike after great work by Lee Fogerty and Tom Mackenzie-Fenwick, who took on several players in a mazy run in the build-up.
Fogerty was the other scorer for Tavern.
The victors’ man of the match was Stockell.
Theo James netted with a header from a corner, and Jon Grayston was also on target for Sports.