Lealholm edge Rosedale battle and Staithes suffer last-gasp Kader loss
Staithes Athletic lost 4-3 to Kader via a last-gasp goal in the Premier Division of the North Riding Football League Premier Division.
Carl Williams was Kader’s clear hero, netting all four goals.
Hosts Athletic bemoaned what they called a terrible performance.
Staithes hit the road to take on BEADS this weekend as they look to bounce straight back from their defeat.
Grangetown also had a hat-trick hero to thank for their 3-1 victory over Fishburn Park.
Dean Jones was the man on the spot with all three of the Boys Club goals, while Dan Brown registered for Park, who’ll look to get back to winning ways against New Marske this weekend.
In Division One, Great Ayton United Royals sprung a surprise to put five past in-form Whitby Fishermens Society.
Karl Storr had put Mark Jones’ men ahead inside 10 minutes but the Royals levelled, within seven minutes, through Ash Woodier’s header.
Joe Marsay’s penalty put them ahead for the first time, while Calab White forced home with his body for 3-1 and Marsay’s spectacular second made it 4-1 at the break.
Jamie Edwards floated a 25-yard free-kick over Fishermens keeper Paul Cull before Dan Brown’s consolation for the hosts.
Fishermens turn their attentions to the Scarborough Junior Cup this week, with a mouthwatering quarter-final clash with derby rivals Lealholm, 2pm kick-off.
Beckett League first division leaders Lealholm beat rivals Rosedale 2-1 in a keenly contested local derby with both sides reduced to 10 men.
Lealholm took the lead in the 11th minute with a penalty after Jay Kilpatrick was fouled in the area and Josh Hodgson slotted in.
The second half was fairly even and Rosedale equalised through Tom Bell.
Lealholm won the game 2-1 thanks to a second penalty in the 83rd minute when Hodgson was fouled and he dusted himself down to slot in.
In the last minute Mark McCarthy saw a long-range effort fly just wide of the Rosedale goal.
Tigers’ substitute Jaime Nicholson and a Rosedale man both received their marching orders at the end of a feisty derby clash.
Man of the match for the Tigers was two-goal hero Josh Hodgson.
Sleights are fourth after their 4-1 away win at fifth placed Snainton Reserves.
Although it was Snainton who took the lead thanks to a Sam Leadley own goal, Sleights quickly equalised with a Billy Graham goal to make the interval score 1-1.
Sleights got well on top in the last 20 minutes of the contest, scoring three further goals by Charlie Patterson, Charlie Smith, and Graham’s second.
Man of the match was midfielder Theo Clarke.
Sleights take on Slingsby in the Junior Cup this weekend.
Ian Laing hit four goals to help Ayton to a 6-0 win at Fishburn Park Reserves in Division Two of the Scarborough & District Saturday League.
It was an afternoon to forget for Park’s Reserves, who put in a disappointing performance.
Park will look to bounce back against Newlands Reserves this weekend.
Cayton Athletic rallied from going 2-0 down to beat promotion-chasing Goldsborough United 5-2.
United led 2-0 at the break after dominating the first half, their goals coming courtesy of Ben Watson and Paul Clennan.
Cayton started the second half strongly and Michael Hernandez scored from a Macauley Riley cross to make it 2-1.
Lee Plant then tapped in from a Hernandez pass to equalise before Athletic took the lead when keeper Liam Bare launched the ball upfield and Callum Randerson headed in.
It was soon 4-2, Hernandez scoring his second from a rebound from the keeper, before an own goal from a Riley cross wrapped up the win.
Goldsborough hit the road to take on promotion rivals Snainton this weekend.
Fylingdales edged a 5-4 thriller at Roscoes Bar in Division One of the Scarborough and District Sunday League.
Si Forde was in fine form in front of goal, hammering in a hat-trick for Dales, with goals from Jack Gale and a long-range strike from Jimmy Landers.
Gary Hepples and George Allen hit two goals apiece for Bar, while Allen also missed a late penalty.
Tommy Gray’s Fylingdales side enjoy a rest weekend as they are without a fixture.