SATURDAY DIV 1: Micklethwaite double steers Hunmanby to win at Seamer

Saturday League Division 1 reports
Saturday League Division 1 reports

Lee Micklethwaite marked his return to Hunmanby United with a double strike as his side won 4-0 at fellow high-flyers Seamer Sports.

United opened the scoring in the first minute, Olly Milner pouncing to capitalise upon a defensive error by Seamer, and Micklethwaite, returning to Sands Lane after a short spell with local rivals Filey Town, doubled his side's lead before the break with a neat finish after some fine build-up play.

Seamer started strongly after the break but United centre-backs Leigh Franks and Chris Duley were on top form and repelled the danger, the visitors sealing the win in the 75th minute when Ryan Baldry surged forward and crossed for former Seamer striker Luke Delve to fire in at the far post.

The away side saved the best until last, Micklethwaite sending a curling 25-yard shot into the top corner to make it 4-0.

Newlands boss Geoff Nock led his side to their first league win after his return to the helm, the home side easing to a 7-1 win against Cayton Corinthians.

Drew McCoubrey opened the scoring for Newlands from the penalty spot, Stew Bates slotting in the second, only for Chris Weetman to hit back for Cayton.

Newlands then lost a player to injury, forcing Nock to bring his only sub on, who was also carrying an injury, and this seemed to spur the young Cayton side on as they tried to get back on level terms.

Bates fired in his second to restore Newlands' two-goal cushion, Dan Freer making sure of the win with a clinical finish.

Jamie Gallagher also notched and Bates' hat-trick goal made it 6-1 before McCoubrey smashed in the goal of the game from the edge of the area to round off the scoring.

Nock said: "We were never at our best and were down to the bare bones with a few lads unavailable but it was great to my first win.

"Our man of the match was Jack Ramos, who started in central midfield and then moved out onto the left flank and did very well, while their keeper was outstanding."

Leaders West Pier maintained their 100% record with a hard-earned 3-0 win at Sleights.

The home side kept Pier out for the first half-hour, but the champions finally broke the deadlock on 30 minutes when Martin Cooper's shot from the edge of the penalty area went through a crowd of players and into the corner of the net.

Ten minutes after the interval Gary Thomas doubled Pier's lead, forcing the ball home after the Sleights keeper had made a fine save.

Thomas then struck his second to secure the points, good work from Sam Garnett setting up the goal.

Garnett, Will Jenkinson and Andy Sheader impressed for the victors, while skipper James Fawcett was the star man for the home side in central midfield.

Whitby Fishermen fought back from a goal down to claim a 3-1 home win against a depleted Filey Town side.

Daz Clough opened the scoring for Town, but also missed from the penalty spot later on, and a double from Karl Storr put the hosts in charge.

Filey were then forced to play on with only 10 men as they had no subs after a player went off injured, Jordan Purvis hitting a third to confirm the points for Whitby.

The man of the match for the Fishermen was Elliot Anderson.

Edgehill continued their impressive start to the season with a 7-0 home win against a weakened Westover Wasps.

Dean Craig opened the scoring on 12 minutes, and five minutes later Jackson Jowett doubled Edgehill's lead.

Craig's second goal just before the half-hour mark effectively ended the game as a contest, Luke Jenkinson notching a fourth for Steve Clegg's side two minutes before half-time.

Ricky Greening made it 5-0 on 66 minutes, further goals from man of the match Jowett and Wayne Aziz wrapping up the win.

Player-boss Jamie Heritage was the Wasps man of the match, closely followed by central midfielders Nathan Barber and Chris Hannam.