Happy Wanderers trample on Chambo’s title hopes

Southampton Sunday League round-up

By John May

CHAMBERLAYNE Athletic’s Division One title hopes were dealt a hefty blow as they tumbled to a 4-0 defeat to Wildern Wanderers.

Wildern spread the goals around with Sam Crabbe, Josh Chan and Will Fitzsimmons all on the money to shock Chamberlayne who still sit top of the pile but are clinging on by their fingernails.

Taurus moved into second place, thanks to a 4-0 win over Landguard Rovers, courtesy of goals from Charlie Briscall (2), James Carter and Goncalo Pereria.

With a game in hand, Taurus could overhaul Chamerlayne, but Butlocks Heath – wo had an idle week – remain favourites with a 100percent record from their four games.

At the foot of the Division One table, Newton Heath claimed their first point of the season in a goalless draw with Madeinheath United.

Mottisfont were done Over as Langley Tavern made it six wins from six to sit atop Division 2.

George Over’s hat-trick, and singles from Lewis Donnelly, Charlie Biffin and Connor Munro propelled Langley to a 6-0 romp to stay three points ahead of AFC Shirley, who were engaged in cup action.

Shirley are also 100 percent from their five games and the meetings between these two will decide the title destination.

AFC Redbridge and Cottage shared the points in their battle to avoid getting sucked into the Division 2 relegation battle.

A Jack Hutchings double and a goal from Thomas Kiel gave Redbridge a share of the spoils in the face of single strikes from John Miurdoch, Lewis Ranger and Fin Ireland for Cottage, who have played more games than the teams below them.

Cranbourne have almost snuck in under the radar in the Division 5 title race, goals from Jordi Bond and Lawrence Parnell taking their record to four wins from four games with a 2-1 victory over Boorley Green.

South Coast sit top of Division 6 following their 6-2 win over Montague.

Isaak Abraham, Aiden Johnson (pen), Marlon Mason, Jimi John Jordan, Martin McCann and Sammy Rappa registered for South Coast, with Chris Callaway and Taylor Hayes notching for Montague who are still looking for their first win of the campaign.

AFC Paxton are just a point behind following their 5-0 win over Riverside Rovers.

Southern Sports Youth moved on to the coattails of the Division 7 title race with a 4-1 win over BTC Southampton Reds. Finlay Lintott (2), Logan Dimond and Kieran Loft were on target for Southern, with Kacper Andrzejezak grabbing BTC’s consolation.

Lyndhurst Reserves enjoyed a 7-3 romp against Bishopstoke WMC. Doubles from James Green and Craig Strickland were supplemented by single strikes from Ryan Hartley, Taylor barnard and Ben Hatch. Sean Evans (2) and Chris Hurley registered for Bishopstoke.

Newchester moved up into the comfort zone with a 4-1 win which left Wyvern Youth Saints in the relegation zone. Eric Barnes, Alex Weeks, Elliott Lyons, Ik Hill and Kieran Devine sealed the points with Kieran Hibberd brabbing scant consolation for Wyvern.

Wimpson dropped their first Division 8 points of the season as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Holly Hill Reserves (Chris Cunningham).

But they are still well-placed as nearest rivals Bursledon United suffered their first defeat of the season, 2-3 to Montfort who move into the title race.

James Spratt and Mackenzie Collins scored for Bursledon but Olly Lovell, Joe Lovell and Cameron Early sealed the points for Montfort.

Compton have a bit of work to do, but stay on the fringes with a 6-3 win over AFC Southside.

Rob Butler’s hat-trick, Jarod Dury’s double and a single from AJ Greywell saw Compton home, with James Elmore, Kieran Ropper and Scott Knight scoring for Southside.

Despite strikes from Ed Robinson and Jack Gosling, Halfway Inn Reserves are still searching for their first point of the season after a 5-2 defeat to Barleycorn A.

Wes and Travis Pack both notched twice, with Julius Efionayn-Stroud also on the money.

In cup action, goals from Alfie Street and Matt West earned Millbrook Sunday a place in the semi-final of the Southampton Divisional Senior Cup with a 2-1 win over Embley Park.

Also sealing a semi spot in the Southampton Divisional Junior A Cup were Bakers FC, who ran in five without reply against FC Phoenix. Grant Hall’s double led the way, with Paul Scobal, Joel White and Sam Mears completing the scoring.

Connor Brown’s hat-trick paved the way for AFC Netley Sunday Reserves 5-2 win over Linden Tree in the Junior B Cup quarter-final. Sam Drummond and James Hall m,ade up the fivesome with Bradley O’Sullivan and Luke Stroud replying for Linden.

Hamble United Sunday booked their semi-final berth in the same competition with a 4-1 win over M&T (Sunday). Callum Morton’s goal had M&T level at half-time but Hamble turned on the gas in the second half to emerge comfortable winners, thanks to goals from Tom Loades (2), Jake Butt and Joe Strugnell.

AFC Shirley continued their hunt for trophies across the board with a 5-1 win over AFC Hutwood in the first round of the Trophyman AJ Miller Trophy.

Joseph Hughes, Morgan Callaway, Harry Vidler and Harrison Yeadon were among Shirley’s scorers, with Callum Stanley providing consolation for Hutwood.

Luke Biffin’s hat-trick laid the foundations for Sporting Compass’s 8-0 win over Eisha Gars in the second round of the DR Ryder Trophy. Ashley Gordon and Alex Weir both sank doubles, with Jamie Barrett rounding off the scoring.

Unathletic Athletic saw off Monks Brok 6-4, thanks to goals from Tom Sketcher (2), Sam Kirkham (2), Matt Hibberd and an own goal, while Matt Preston and Ryan Longhurst were Woolston T&L’s scorers in their 5-2 defeat to Pavillion Panthers.

Nathan Roles, Marc Dalby and Tyler Gregory were Eastleigh Town’s scorers in their 4-3 defeat to Solent United Reds, who were too embarrassed to provide their scorers.

Holly Hill Hawks saw off Spike Islander 6-3, thanks to a hat-trick from Josh Holton, a double from Will Smith and a single from Craig Howells. Joe Hampton, Connor Wilson and Ryan Wagstaff were on target for Islander.

West Totton Wanderers Men had too much for Horton Hawks, with Kieren Farrell, Jamie Hayball and Evan Nelson on target, with Jack Ormiston notching for Hawks.