Holders Littletown safely through in Wheatley Cup

Norristhorpe's Jason Collinson and Matthew Taylor challenge Littletown's Dave Wright during last Saturday's Wheatley Cup second round tie at Beck Lane.
Norristhorpe's Jason Collinson and Matthew Taylor challenge Littletown's Dave Wright during last Saturday's Wheatley Cup second round tie at Beck Lane.

Littletown eased into the Heavy Woollen District FA Wheatley Cup quarter-finals with a 5-0 win over Norristhorpe last Saturday.

The game was switched to Littletown’s Beck Lane ground and the cup holders proved too strong for their Yorkshire Amateur League Division Three opponents.

Littletown only led 1-0 at half-time but clicked into gear after the break to score a further four goals without reply as Joe Jagger struck a brace, while Jack Lewis, David McDonald and Callum Wheatley also netted.

Hartshead, who were beaten by Littletown in last season’s final, are also through to the last eight following a 5-3 win over Wyke Wanderers.

Jack Rogerson bagged a brace, with Blake Maude and Stuart Kiltie among the other scorers, with the latter also missig a penalty.

Wyke replied through Waqas Iqbal, Josh Ludford and Rahuf Mack but it wasn’t enough.

Wakefield League Premier Division high fliers Crackenedge eased through with a 9-0 win over Morley Town Development.

Reiss Brook and man-of-the-match Timmy Clarke both hit doubles, with Scott Lightowler, James Goodall, James Blane and Williams also among their scorers.

Fox and Hounds sprang a surprise with a 3-1 win over Morley Town.

There were contrasting fortunes for Overthorpe Sports Club, with their first team easing through with an 8-2 win over AFC Morley but the Reserves suffered a 10-0 defeat against Tingley Athletic.

Dewsbury Rangers produced a terrific display to secure a 1-1 draw against fancied Gildersome Spurs OB only to bow out on penalties.

Conor Firth put Spurs ahead in the first half but Rangers hit back to level before the break.

With no further goals, Spurs held their nerve to win the shoot out 7-6 with Aidi McCormack, Jamie Lloyd, Firth, James Encell, Danny Phillips, Danny Norton among those to convert spot kicks.

Woodkirk Valley make up the quarter-finalists after Callum Thorpe, Josh Ward, James Tesseyman and Ryan Thackray scored in a 4-1 win over Morley Town.