Wilkinson's goals ensure Elizabethans maintain dominance
OLD Elizabethans opened up a ten-point lead at the top of the Premier Division as a result of their 6–3 defeat of Bassingfield.
They were hit by a Callum Wilkinson hat-trick, two for James Prentice and one for Jonathon Jenkins.
Ilkeston Rutland retain second spot despite being involved in the Derbyshire FA Junior Cup, where they reached the last eight by plundering eight goals without reply against Division Two outfit Derbyshire Amateurs.
James Whittaker and Luke Slaney both netted doubles while goals from Joel Hodgkinson, Sam Weet, Steffan Frost and Ben Holmes made up the tally.
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Rainworth Rangers remain third after defeating Trent Vineyard 7–0.
Kyle Sargent opened the scoring for Rangers and Reece Burridge netted either side of half time to provide a winning three-goal margin while TV, unable to match their opponents robust style, were further hit by a Callum Lucas double and goals from Graham Beavis and Adam Mellors.
Bulwell Town remain level on points with Rainworth as a result of their 3–1 defeat of Coronation whose reply came from Craig Gould.
Steelers remain entrenched at the foot of the table after failing to reply to four goals from Radcliffe Olympic III, whose goals came via a Mike Gartlan double, a Martin Mitchell penalty and a goal from Chris Ward.
Beeston OBA leapfrogged Wollaton III into eighth place with a 3-2 victory after goals for Wollaton from Simon Rickets and Scott Hughes proved to be insufficient to gain a share of the points.
Woodborough United's Dominic Lynas and Dan Mellors shared the four goals which beat Southwell St Marys, who are trying hard to find some stability after a good start, but failed to reply.
THE top two teams in Division One both won with second-placed FC Sutton Foresters enhancing their goal difference thanks to a 13–0 defeat of Ravenshead.
They were hit by Dave Gibson and Aiden Harris hat-tricks, doubles from Nick Barsby and Dan Fisher as well as goals from Lee Butler, Adam Cliff and Lee Shaw.
Leaders Old Elizabethans were held by BAFC Vine to a goalless first half before going on to win 3–1, with goals from Brad Middlecoop, Tom Patterson and Tom King.
After leading 1–0 at half time, Ashfield FC eventually went down 5-3 to Magdala Amateurs A, whose marksmen were Gavin Haines with a hat-trick, John Bentley and Dan Ellis. Derby Deaf share the bottom two places at the foot of the table with Ashfield after losing 3–2 to Bilborough Town A.
DIVISION Two leaders Rainworth Rangers II matched their senior side's 7–0 scoreline against Ashfield II, who were hit by hat-tricks from Josh Harbor and Ben Sherratt with Adam Towlson netting one.
Woodbeck Diagonals retained second place by defeating Southwell St Marys II 4–1, with their goals coming from Sam Hutchinson, Calum Rush, Rob Cummings and Tom Gilmore.
Sutton Travellers were guaranteed to remain third after hammering Old Bemrosians 8–0 thanks to an Andrew Marshall hat-trick, doubles from Simon and Andrew Hill together with a solitary effort from Simon Tansley.
FC Trinity moved up a place to fifth following their 6–1 defeat of Ilkeston Rutland II. Ashley Chadwick got five goals and Emmet Edwards netted the other goal.
BROADMEADOWS pipped Division Two outfit Alvaston United 3-2 in the Derbyshire FA Junior Cup to move into the quarter-finals.
Bulwell Town II reached the same stage of the Notts FA Minor Cup after defeating Nottingham United A 4–2, thanks Lewis Porter's brace.