Sunday League - Klosters and Pier share the spoils while Traf Reserves boost title charge

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A goal from Klosters player-manager Rhys Howell earned his side a point against West Pier, while Joel Ramm’s Trafalgar Reserves netted a 4-2 win thanks to a Luke Jenkinson treble.

DIVISION ONE

WEST PIER 1 (Midgely) KLOSTERS 1 (Howell)

West Pier and Klosters played out a tight encounter at Flixton.

The visitors dominated the first half as the wind kept Pier pinned in their own half.

Sam Garnett had an effort ruled out for offside and Liam Vasey hit the crossbar before Rhys Howell kept his composure and fired through Jon Hyde’s legs with a Patrick Kluivert-esque effort a minute before the interval to put Klosters ahead.

Luke Midgely levelled things up mid-way through the second period when he headed home a Rob Speight cross.

Pier pushed for a winner in the closing stages but found stand-in Klosters keeper Mark Vasey in inspired form.

Sam Garnett was Klosters’ man of the match while Dave Crawford impressed for the hosts.

DIVISION TWO

TRAFALGAR RESERVES 4 (Jenkinson 3, McCoubrey) ITIS ITIS 2 (Watson, Chambers)

Joel Ramm’s Trafalgar Reserves battled back from a 2-0 half-time deficit to see off Itis Itis 4-2 and set up a potential title decider against rivals Shakespeare.

Goals from JP Watson and Luke Chambers gave Itis Itis a 2-0 lead at the interval, but Luke Jenkinson fired in a hat-trick in the second half to fire Ramm’s men to a stunning comeback and victory.

Drew McCoubrey finished smartly to round-off Traf’s comeback.

Gary Jordan stood out for Traf, pulling the strings in their midfield.

DIVISION THREE

NEWLANDS RESERVES 0 CAYTON 0

Cayton’s charge for promotion stalled after they were held to a goalless draw at Newlands Reserves.

Both sides had their chances to break the deadlock, Chris Hannam and Dean Andrews forcing smart stops from the away side’s keeper.

Kamil Jurkiewicz was also at his best to keep out a handful of efforts at the other end, the Newlands keeper helping his side to a point.

Hannam and Daz Varley stood out for Newlands.