A hat-trick from Lewis Bemrose helped Grimsby Borough remain top of the Premier Division on another weekend packed full of goals in the Toolstation NCEL.
The Wilderness Boys went behind to visitors Knaresborough Town
, Thomas Dugdale's tenth-minute strike breaking the deadlock, but Jack Debnam quickly levelled and Bemrose netted twice to give them a 3-1 interval lead.
Mark Simpson added two more for the away side in the second period but Bemrose's third between those goals made sure of a 4-3 win that means Borough are two points clear of Maltby Main
and Sherwood Colliery
who both climb above Garforth Town
Bradley Morton's strike in the seventh minute of stoppage time snatched Maltby a 2-1 home victory over AFC Mansfield
after the Bulls had levelled late on through a Luke Walker penalty.
Sherwood won by the same scoreline at Goole AFC
with both of their goals coming from William Norcross, one in each half, sandwiching a 48th minute equaliser for the Vikings from Callum McEwan.
Garforth drop to fourth after a 3-1 loss to visitors Bottesford Town
, Ryan Farnham, Jack Cross and Luke Ayris for the Poachers who claim their first league win of the campaign whilst Alex Burton netted for the Miners.
Mohammed Qasim was another hat-trick hero in Silsden AFC
's 6-2 home win over Hemsworth Miners Welfare
, Khurram Shazad, Jack Normanton and Joe Jagger with their other goals in a victory that sees the Cobbydalers up to fifth.
There were home wins for Albion Sports
who beat Athersley Recreation
2-0 and Staveley Miners Welfare
Jaydan Sandhu's opener and a Reece Nolan own goal secured Sports' victory whilst Thackley's match winner was from Lewis Waddington with fourteen minutes remaining.
And, in front of the weekend's biggest crowd of 404, Emley AFC
and Penistone Church
played out a 2-2 draw in their local derby on Friday evening with the hosts twice coming from behind to claim a point.
Nathan Keightley and Nicholas Guest had put the visitors in front only for Jack Bennett and then George Doyle to restore parity.
Only goal difference separates the top four sides in Division One as it already promises to be one of the tightest seasons in recent years.
Nostell Miners Welfare
return to pole position after two goals each from Anees Younis and Danny Edwards secured a 4-0 win at Rainworth Miners Welfare
who played most of the game with ten men following the first half dismissal of Tyreece Robinson.
are up to second after a 7-3 home victory over Clipstone
, the Zebras racing into a 5-0 lead by the 42nd minute, courtesy of Andrew Taylor's opener, a double from Scott Phillips, another from Alfie Usher and a Martin Pembleton penalty.
Clipstone pulled one back before the break through Mitchell Mullins and made it 5-2 with a Charlie Dawes strike on 52, the sides then exchanged more goals with Usher's second and Jack Warwick netting as it became 6-3 with Phillips then completing his hat-trick as the game moved towards stoppage time.
A Paul Sherburn double, along with goals from Tyla Bell and Joshua Yeoman, and a Niall Doran penalty saw Rossington Main
to a 5-0 defeat of visitors Teversal
and they move up into third.
And, Worsbrough Bridge Athletic
are fourth after their single-goal win at bottom side Dronfield Town
, Jimmy Pursell with the vital strike midway through the opening period.
Top scorers of the day were Hallam
who won 9-2 at FC Humber United
, with most of the goals coming in the final twenty minutes.
Szymon Czubik opened the scoring for the hosts but the Countrymen led by the interval thanks to two injury time goals from Liam Royles and Iren Wilson.
Brandon Bradbury struck twice to give Hallam a 4-1 lead by the 56th minute whereupon Louis Blackwell got the home side's second and then the floodgates opened in the last twenty minutes as Humber, who played most of the match with ten men after the first half dismissal of Craig Allen, fully ran out of steam.
Bradbury got two more to take his afternoon's tally to four whilst substitutes Christopher Wood got a brace and Julian Lawrence also got on the scoresheet.
are up to sixth after Thomas Corner struck in a 1-0 win at Retford FC
, closing the gap on fifth-placed Selby Town
who went down by the same scoreline at Harrogate Railway Athletic
, Elliot Holmes with the late winner for Rail.
Matthew Hughes got both of Armthorpe Welfare
's goals in a 2-0 win at Hall Road Rangers
and Glasshoughton Welfare
played out a goalless draw at Green Lane.
And, Ollerton Town
's first win of the season came courtesy of a 2-1 victory at Swallownest
, Benjamin Partridge with their 81st minute winner after Gavin King's opener had been cancelled out by the home side's Jack Appleyard.
Photo: Elliot Holmes celebrates scoring the winning goal in the 85th minute in Harrogate Railway Athletic's 1-0 victory over visitors Selby Town in Toolstation NCEL Division One on Saturday. (Picture: Craig Dinsdale)