Thirteen Toolstation NCEL sides booked their places in the Preliminary Round of the Emirates FA Cup at the weekend with three more hoping to join them in midweek replays.
There were two all-NCEL ties with 3-0 home victories for Bridlington Town
and Maltby Main
against fellow Premier Division opposition.
Shaquille McKenzie, Joe McFadyen and Nathan Modest netted for Bridlington as they dispatched Harrogate Railway Athletic
whilst a Jonathan Hill double followed by a Ross Duggan goal before half-time ensured Maltby's progress at the expense of Athersley Recreation
Six sides made home advantage count against teams from other leagues with Liversedge
enjoying the biggest win, 5-2 over Padiham, Joe Walton's brace added to by Rhys Davies, a Samuel Ackroyd penalty and Mitchell Hamilton's strike.
Staveley Miners Welfare
defeated former NCEL side Boston Town as they raced into a 3-0 lead with Matthew Davies, Liam Greenfield and Tyla Bell setting them on their way, Adam Baskerville added a fourth after the interval and, although the visitors staged a mini-revival, Staveley went through 4-2.
Lewis Bemrose, Jack McMenemy and Dayle Hutson were the goalscorers as Bottesford Town
progressed with a 3-1 defeat of Radford whilst Parkgate
beat Sandbach United 2-0 thanks to Brandon Bagley and Lewis Szanto finding the net in each half.
went through 2-1 over Bootle, Nathan Keightley's 76th-minute strike proving decisive after Kieran Ryan's first-half opener had been cancelled out.
And, William Ramsey got what proved to be the winner with just over quarter-of-an-hour remaining as Selby Town
beat Whickham 3-2.
An Albert Ibrahimi hat-trick helped Garforth Town
to a 4-0 victory at Northallerton Town, one of five NCEL sides to win on their travels with Grimsby Borough
and Albion Sports
both notching up 3-0 scorelines.
Marc Cooper, Joshua Morrall and Daniel Trott were Borough's scorers whilst Jamal Stewart struck twice and Dale Burrell also found the net for the Lions.
triumphed 2-0 at Ashington, Benjamin Cohen and Colin Heath scoring either side of the interval and Jed Philips' goal was the only one of the game as Handsworth Parramore
won at Maine Road.
The trio of sides who have a second chance to progress are Barton Town
who drew 0-0 at Clipstone, Hemsworth Miners Welfare
who finished 1-1 at home with Runcorn Town, and Worksop Town
who, despite two early goals from Kyle Jordan, shared six goals with visitors Shepshed Dynamo.
Sadly, the FA Cup adventure ended for Eccleshill United
, Glasshoughton Welfare
, Goole AFC
, Shirebrook Town
also bowed out in their home game with Runcorn Linnets that was played on Sunday.
The two Premier Division sides without an FA Cup tie played each other in the league with Ashley Flynn striking four times as Yorkshire Amateur
ended up 5-1 winners at Hall Road Rangers
- Thomas Rose got their other goal whilst Conner Harman put his name on the scoresheet for the hosts.
In Division One, Worsbrough Bridge Athletic
are the early pacesetters as they made it three wins out of three, replacing their hosts Nostell Miners Welfare
at the top of the table in a five-goal thriller.
Liam Owen and Daniel Critchlow scored in quick succession around the half-hour mark to give the hosts a two-goal lead but that had been cancelled out by the interval thanks to Jack Mawson's opener for the Briggers and a Kieran Hirst penalty.
Joe Dungworth scored the visitors' third early in the second period and that is how it stayed with Worsbrough taking home a 3-2 victory.
There were also home wins for Campion
, Ollerton Town
and Skegness Town
in the other three matches played with Swallownest
's clash with visitors East Yorkshire Carnegie
postponed in midweek due to an unfit pitch.
Jason Davis got both of Campion's goals as they beat AFC Emley
2-0 whilst Gav King scored in Ollerton's 1-0 victory over Harworth Colliery
Harworth are one of two sides to have lost their opening three games, the other is FC Bolsover
as they went down 4-0 at Skegness with Jordan Smith, Nicky Frost, Daniel Stevens and Nicky Frost giving the Lincolnshire side their first victory with goals in the second period.
Photo: Ashley Flynn guides home one of his four goals as Yorkshire Amateur win 5-1 at Hall Road Rangers on Saturday. (Picture: Lee Myers Photography)