Sunday League football: Scott hat trick boosts champs

DEFENDING Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division champions Athletico Tap Maker again look the team to beat this season.

They remain three points clear at the top of the table, with a game in hand, after posting their seventh win in as many starts this season when beating FC Dunscoft 5-1 thanks to a hat-trick by Chris Scott and a Dean Willburn double. Craig Killgallon scored the Dunscroft consolation.

Last season’s Championship champions, Canal Tavern, climbed into second spot after their 4-1 win at fourth-placed Bullcroft Sports & Pastimes in the only other Premier Division game played due to Sheffield & Hallamshire County Cup games.

Former Doncaster Rovers’ defender Tim Ryan, Darren Fell, Lee Mason and Callum McCormack shared out the Tavern goals with Darren Mundy replying.

Windmill climbed into second spot in the Championship with a 4-3 win over Brodsworth United, for whom Darren Bird notched a hat-trick.

Wheatsheaf edged their way into the top four with a 6-4 win over Wheatley Hotel.

Gary Williams helped himself to four of the goals with Ricky Temporal and Austin Hallam also netting. Carl Vipond (2), Andrew Mellor and Callum Russell replied for Hotel.

Three Horseshoes United, who play a Rovers 11 in a charity game at the Keepmoat Stadium on Monday, beat Armthorpe Albion by the odd goal in five to claim fifth spot in Division One.

Skellow Rangers find themselves in second spot after scoring six without reply against lowly Wadworth Sports. Ben Webb led the way with a hat-trick with Sam Corner, Liam Stones and Todd Brogan also chipping in.

Askern Railway dropped down to fourth after losing by the odd goal in five at home to Rosehill Press, for whom James Stacey, Ryan Ambler and Robert Lee netted.

Rossington Legion are the new leaders in Division Two on goal difference after routing Armthorpe Village 10-0.

Campsall jumped into second spot on the back of a 5-1 win over Hatfield Woodhouse. Danny Bell, Thomas Noon, Adrian Barker, Ashley Towler, Kristian Robson shared out the goals.

A five-goal haul by David Flowitt helped Three Horseshoes Old Boys upset the odds, beating Maltings 6-3. Craig Wilmott completed their tally.

Division Three leaders Willapoons (own goal, Daniel Smith, Paul Kostyszyn) were made to work hard for their seventh successive win (3-2) by lowly Balby Rec (Michael Kellett, Lee Carter). Balby Rovers lost 1-0 at home to Bailey’s (Jordon McCloy).