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FOOTBALL: Locomotives keep up a head of steam
7:00am Monday 24th September 2012 in Sport
Alex Pounde hit a hat-trick, Carl Farrell added two, James Conway, Tom Edwards both provided one each and Ryan Vickery converted from a direct free kick.
Another team with an unblemished record are Staplegrove who have won both their games.
They raced out of the blocks and led North Petherton 3-0 after 30 minutes thanks to goals from Sam Mockridge (2) and Terry McKiernan.
George Whiting’s clever footwork made it 4-0 at the interval while Jake Quick completed the scoring in the second half.
Dulverton’s home ground is normally a fortress for them but this season they have lost their two opening home games.
On Saturday they lost 3-0 to Bishops Lydeard for whom Sean Smith scored twice and Jamie Dingle once.
Sampford Blues and Alcombe Rovers shared the spoils with a 2-2 draw. Martin Green and Mike Bailey scored for Rovers while Luke Perry and Ash Gaines were on target for Blues.
Division Two PORLOCK held out until the 92nd minute in the face of second-half pressure from Middlezoy Rovers before Danny Russell scored the winner to maintain his team’s 100% record.
Porlock bossed the first half and it took two great saves from Rovers keeper Joe Warren to keep his side in the game.
Watchet Town won 4-0 at Appletree thanks to Louis Allen and Steve Wild who scored two each.
Hamilton Hawks took advantage of a much-depleted Staplegrove Reserves side, winning 11-2.
Grove Defender Dave Ryan got his opponents off the mark with an own goal. Andrew Clark scored a hat trick, Richard Tutill added two, Will Parkman, Edgar Billett, Tim Gibbs, Josh Parker and Sam Sheik all added one each.
Ben Saddington scored both Grove goals.
Wyvern Rangers drew 2-2, Andrew Shelley grabbing both Rangers goals.
Division Three The Merry Monk head the early table on goal difference after their 5-2 home win over Highbridge Town Reserves.
Scorers were Matthew Melhuish (2), George Dowse-Brenan, Ryan Bradford and James Tuck who was notching his first for the club.
Mike Kearley grabbed a hat-trick to help Bishops Hull to a 4-0 victory over Bridgwater Sports Reserves. Steve Scorse scored the fourth.
Blagdon Hill are second in the table on goal difference despite their 7-1 win at Williton.
Matt Francis and Marcus Vaughan got two goals each with the others coming from Mitchell Ball, Russell Nightingale and Matt Sibley. Andrew Sully scored for Williton.
Minehead lost 3-2 at Wembdon. Craig Durant put the home side in front but Minehead equalised before the break and then took the lead early in the second period.
Division Four The Gallery lead the division following their 3-2 win over Porlock Reserves for whom Sean Kenny was on target twice.
Alcombe Rovers Reserves are level on points in second spot after their 4-2 home win over North Petherton Reserves.
Alcombe’s scorers were Balazs Krajnc (2) Declan Jones and Zac Brown.
Mike Stevenson converted a disputed penalty to earn Norton Fitzwarren a 2-2 draw against Morganians with less that five minutes left. A goal by Jack Scribbins had kept Norton in the game.
Lloyd Udall scored both Milverton Rangers’ goals to earn his side a 2-1 win at Galmington Dragons for whom John Mumby netted.
Division Five Tone Youth maintained their 100% record with a 3-2 win at Woolavington but are second behind Sampford on goal difference.
Tone won thanks to goals from Senna Clapp, Aaron Budge and Gary McKiernan Staplegrove Colts lost 5-1 to Nether Stowey Reserves, their only goal coming from Gary Rice.
The fabulous Baker boys scored six goals between them as Exmoor Rangers beat Bridgwater Grasshoppers 9-0.
Jimmy Baker opened the scoring on five minutes, Pete Baker added and Nick Baker the third.
Mark Williams made it 4-0 on his debut before Pete and Nick Baker added to their goal tally with one more each.
Substitute Sean Meade then picked off two goals – one of them a great volley into the top corner – before Jimmy Baker rounded off the day with his second.
Dan Skyner scored for Galmington Dragons Reserves but it was nowhere near enough as his side lost 6-1 to Sampford Blues Reserves.