Littletown secure win and close in on Premier leaders

Joe Jagger scored a hat-trick in Littletown's 3-0 win over DRAM Community.
Joe Jagger scored a hat-trick in Littletown's 3-0 win over DRAM Community.

Littletown closed the gap on West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division leaders Golcar United to just two points thanks to a 3-0 victory over DRAM Community last Saturday.

Littletown still have three games in hand on the leaders and remain on course for a Saturday treble with semi-finals of both the League Cup and Heavy Woollen District FA Wheatley Cup to come.

Joe Jagger continued his impressive form this season with another hat-trick as Littletown overcame bottom side DRAM.

Lower Hopton are just three points behind Littletown, having played the same number of games, after they edged out Salts 1-0 with Aidan Schofield’s second half goal enough to earn a ninth win of the season for the Mirfield side.

Tom McCabe’s second half goal was not enough to prevent Overthorpe Sports slipping to a 5-1 defeat away to Steeton and they are now guaranteed to finish in the bottom two.

Lower Hopton Reserves and Littletown Reserves shared the spoils with a 2-2 derby draw in Division Two.

Kieran Senior’s first half goal helped Littletown into a 2-1 lead at half-time but second-bottom Hopton fought back and secured a draw with goals from Craig Beggs and Nick Trewick-Wood.

n Hartshead moved back to the top of West Yorkshire League Division One thanks to a 4-1 win over Boroughbridge.

Hartshead capitalised on Hall Green’s 2-0 defeat 2-0 defeat to Aberford Albion to move a point clear at the top, with Nicholas Lambert (two), Oliver Fenton and Marcus Newby the goal scorers.

Nathan Hallas and Patrick Sykes were on target as Howden Clough drew 2-2 with Swillington Saints.

Jack Ryan-Wakeling’s goal earned Wyke Wanderers a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Old Centralians.

Wyke Wanderers Reserves earned a 5-4 win away to Hunslet Club Reserves in Alliance Division One with Joe Haley (two), Hoi-Pin Truong (two) and Gary Lupton on target, while Hartshead Reserves won 2-0 at Sherburn Reserves in Alliance Division Two with goals from Liam Gowan and Jordan Tailford.