Tom Scales fired in a double as second division title-chasers Filey Reserves maintained their 100 per cent record with a 4-1 home win against rivals Scalby, while division three leaders Seamer Reserves surged to a 14-0 win at 10-man Commercial and top-flight pacesetters West Pier beating seven-man Ayton 11-0.
Scales opened the scoring for Town with a strike into the top corner, Dave Wedge headed in a second for the hosts and a free-kick from player-boss Lee Cappleman effectively sealed the win by half-time.
A fourth from Scales added to Scalby’s woes, with only a bizarre own goal from Scott Sheldon, when he fired a shot past his own keeper, giving the visitors any hope of a comeback.
Scales and Joe Eblet shone for the hosts, while subs Carl Marton and Tom Walker impressed for Dan Gregory’s side.
Edgehill Reserves’ chances of defending their title receded with a 4-0 defeat at Newlands Park Reserves.
The hosts dominated the game and took the lead in the 10th minute with a shot from the edge of the box from Matty Griffiths.
After the interval Stefan Moon scored from just inside his own half when the Edgehill keeper’s mis-kicked clearance fell to him.
Gary Jordan made it 3-0 after some neat footwork on the edge of the penalty area, and Matty Shone sealed the win with a close-range finish.
Man of the match for the hosts was right-sided midfielder Sean Rowley.
West Pier eased to an 11-0 win at crisis club Ayton, who could only field seven players for the fixture.
Pier boss Andy Spivey said: “Ayton turned up with only nine players and two refused to get changed and went home leaving them to start with seven men. I have fantastic respect for the seven lads who played on.”
Unsurprisingly the game was one-sided with Luke Delve and Gaz Thomas netting a hat-trick each, and the other goals coming from Neil Thomas (2), Mikey Pickering (2) and James Wardle. Chris Nelson weighed in with eight assists for the victors.
Luke Jones netted four as Westover Wasps moved up to third place with a 5-2 win at Seamer Sports.
The Wasps twice came from behind in the first half, with two Jones volleys keeping the visitors in the game.
After the interval the away side stepped up a gear, going ahead when Curtis Rose closed down the keeper and the latter’s clearance went in off his back.
Player-boss Jamie Heritage, making a rare substitute’s appearance, set up the next goal with a long pass for Jones to net and the latter struck his fourth to seal the win after fine play from Chris Hannam.
Man of the match for Westover was keeper James Burrows, who pulled off some fine saves including a late penalty stop.
Star man Kris Tate smashed in four as division three pacesetters Seamer Sports Reserves returned to winning ways with a 14-0 win at 10-man Commercial.
Super-sub Gaz Walters also fired in three great goals, while there were braces for Conner Myerscough, Matty Drury and Gareth Sygrove, with Danny Glendinning also scoring.
Commercial were reduced to 10 men after 25 minutes due to injuries, but boss Luke Jenkinson hailed the tireless work ethic of his young team.
Falsgrave Athletic consolidated second spot with a 6-3 home win against Sherburn.
Efforts from Mark Reddy, Zak Hansen and Mikey Anderson put Falsgrave 3-0 up at the break, but Steve Parker pulled a goal back early in the second half.
Theo James and Anderson then fired the hosts 5-1 in front, only for a late double from Paul Mills to give Sherburn hope before Hansen smashed in the goal of the game with a powerful strike in the 90th minute.
Reddy, Gavin McGough and Jack Brown impressed for Athletic while Shaun Ward was Sherburn’s man of the match.
A Thomas Mackenzie-Fenwick hat-trick helped Westover Wasps Reserves earn a 7-2 win against 10-man Eastway Sports.
Danny Manning headed Eastway in front, only for a double from Leroy Donaldson to put Wasps in charge, the second coming from the penalty spot.
Mackenzie-Fenwick made it 3-1 before half-time, and Eastway’s chances were then hampered by the dismissal of Jimbob Binnie, the Westover coach Jason Fenwick also receiving his marching orders. from the sidelines.
After the interval the Wasps made the extra man count in a fine team effort, with Mackenzie-Fenwick completing his treble, as well as Sean Hope heading home and Mark Wade netting from 18 yards, before Dave Darling headed in a consolation for Sports.
Debutant striker Ellis Wilson was named as the man of the match for Wasps in his first game since signing from Ayton.
Dan Wilson netted a brace as Sleights Reserves won 3-0 at home to Ayton Reserves, the other effort coming from an own goal.
Spencer Hewison was the man of the match for Sleights.