Peter Brooks Honda Mexborough and District Sunday Football League
MEXBOROUGH Weatherspoons’ epic run in the County FA Junior Cup came to an end as they were beaten 6-2 by Niagara.
Weatherspoons reached the quarter final stage in fine style but they slipped up at the Sheffield side.
THE Dearne Valley moved into pole position in the chase for the Premier Division title with a 4-2 win at Station 2007.
Queens kept their title hopes alive with a 2-1 win over fierce rivals Westville, who now have a mammoth task ahead if they are to challenge for honours.
The West Melton side sit nine points back with only one game in hand.
Welfare FC boosted their hopes of avoiding the drop with a 7-1 thrashing Thurnscoe Coronation.
Ryan Moreland, Ryan Oakley and Brian Bamford all netted braces with Jason Astphall also on the scoresheet.
Groves Social edged a tough battle with Woodman Inn 3-1.
Both sides had plenty of opportunities but it was Groves who took their chances and grabbed a sucker punch 20 minutes from time to land victory.
Lee Dews grabbed Woodman’s only goal.
MEXBOROUGH Main Street ensured they remain locked in a three way battle for the Division One title after seeing off local rivals Mexborough Sportsman 3-0.
Middleton netted a brace with Ben Pankovic adding a brilliant 40 yard free kick to move Main within four points of leaders Ingsfield Lane with two games in hand.
Ingsfield maintained their lead with a 3-1 win over Cromwells while Bolton Social stayed in the chase with a 9-0 thrashing of Barnburgh Coach and Horses.
George and Dragon pulled themselves into the top half with a 3-0 win over Telstar.
Telstar missed the best two chances of the first half with Dragon kicking on after the break with goals from Andy Denman and 44-year-old Tony Davies plus an own goal.
Plough Inn grabbed the deciding goal in a 6-5 win over Montagu Arms.
Goals from Jonathan Hudson and Glyn Lockwood gave Albert Road a 2-1 win at Boy and Barrel in Division Two.
Two goals from Dale Hall and a Dave Winnard strike helped Staithes to a 3-2 win at Mexborough Miners Arms.
A last gasp equaliser cancelled out a Nathan Clark strike and an own goal to give Cross Keys a 2-2 draw with The Gate.
Cafe Sport won 5-0 at Conisbrough Station while Ivanhoe thrashed Red Lion 7-1 and Stone House and Roman battled out a 3-3 draw.