FOOTBALL: Some highscoring games were a feature of last Saturday’s North Bucks League action, Premier Division leaders Thornborough Athletic setting the trend with a 6-0 home whitewash of Silverstone.
Parker netted a five-timer for the hosts, with Davis the other scorer, as Athletic drew five points clear of the chasing pack.
Several teams have games in hand including second-placed MK Wanderers Reserves, who accounted for basement side Buckingham Town Reserves 2-0.
Fourth-placed Potterspury went down 2-1 at home to sixth-placed Brackley Sports, who are 10 points in arrears of the leaders with three games in hand.
Mid-table Grendon Rangers were 2-0 winners at Deanshanger Athletic, while Yardley Gobion fought out a 3-3 home draw with fifth-placed Great Linford, Barrie notching a brace for the hosts.
In the Intermediate Division, tabletoppers Brackley Sports Reserves continued their fine form with a 4-0 home demolition of Steeple Claydon, Atkins bagging a brace, with Delvalle and Gardner the other scorers. Second-placed Stoke Hammond Wanderers thumped Hanslope 6-0.
Syresham went down 6-3 to fourth-placed Bow Brickhill, while Wicken Sports sunk City Colts 4-1, Pendleton (2) and Gentle (2) notching doubles apiece. In Division One Twyford United’s disappointing season continued with a 2-0 home defeat against Marsh Gibbon. Charlton & District were 7-1 winners at Woughton, Scott notching a hat-trick for the visitors, with Kennedy (2), Knight and Cox the other scorers.
Basement side Westbury drew 1-1 against Bletchley Bridge, Laidler the Westbury hitman.Fourth-placed Potterspury Reserves also shared the honours 3-3 at fellow highfliers Bow Brickhill Reserves.
In Division Two, Real Padbury moved upto fourth spot with a 3-0 home win over Wolverton Town Reserves, Martin (2) and Chappell firing home. Steeple Claydon Reserves lost 2-1 at Great Linford Reserves, while Marsh Gibbon Reserves edged Great Horwood Reserves 2-1, Goddard and Smith the scorers.
Silverstone Reserves fell 2-0 at home to Yardley Gobion Reserves. Leaders City Colts Reserves beat Wing Village 1-0.
Great Horwood, who are well in contention for league honours, saw off Celtic MK 1-0 in the Intermediate Division Trophy semi-final, Darren Sirrett firing home.
The Division One Trophy semi-final brought a narrow 3-2 win for Grendon Rangers Reserves over Stoke Hammond Wanderers Reserves.
Saturday March 31: Premier Division, kick-off 3pm: Grendon Rangers v MK Titans, Buckingham Town Reserves v Deanshanger Athletic, Brackley Sports v Loughton Manor, Silverstone v Southcott RA, Yardley Gobion v Wolverton Town, Potterspury v Stewkley.
Intermediate Division, kick-off 3pm: AFC Santander v Bow Brickhill, Stoke Hammond Wanderers v Denbigh Hall, Syresham v City Colts, Wicken Sports v Celtic, Olney Town v Hanslope, Steeple Claydon v Great Horwood.
Division One, kick-off 3pm: Deanshanger Athletic v Woughton, Twyford United v Syresham Reserves, Soutthcott RA Reserves v Potterspury Reserves, Stewkley Reserves v Grendon Rangers Reserves, kick-off 12pm: Marsh Gibbon v Bletchley Bridge.
Division Two, kick-off 3pm: Great Linford Reserves v Wing Village, Hanslope Reserves v City Colts Reserves, Great Horwood Reserves v University of Buckingham, Marsh Gibbon Reserves v Real Padbury, Wolverton Town Reserves v Steeple Claydon Reserves.