Sunday League - Shakespeare back on top

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Shakespeare returned to pole position in the second division of the Scarborough News Sunday League after an 8-1 win at Sun Inn.

Division two

Sun Inn 1 (Harland) Shakespeare 8 (Hawkes 4, Patterson, Scales, Jon Cairns, Williamson)

Four goals from Robbie Hawkes helped Shakespeare back into top spot in the second division.

The Boro forward smacked in the first three goals for a quickfire hat-trick, then Jamie Patterson added a fourth for the visitors.

Tom Williamson was the next man on target for Col Jenkinson’s side, with a bullet header from Mikey Harland at the back post pulling a goal back for the hosts.

Hawkes’ fourth goal made it 6-1 and Jon Cairns and Tom Scales banged in a goal each as the visitors ran riot.

Hawkes was the man of the match, one of his goals seeing him beat five Sun players before smacking in a 20-yard thunderbolt.

Josh Sands, Will Jenkinson and Jordan Aitkens shone for the winning team, while Liam Rowley was the Sun man of the match on his full debut.

West Pier Reserves 0 Itis Itis 3 (O’Neill, M Oldroyd, Wood)

Itis Itis moved out of the relegation zone with a comfortable 3-0 win at a depleted Pier.

The visitors opened the scoring after 10 minutes, a defensive clearance rebounding off Paul O’Neill and ricocheting into the net.

The away side had the better of the first half but failed to add a second goal to their tally.

Ten minutes into the second half, Mark Oldroyd fired in a stunning goal, picking up the ball 30 hyards out and sending a looping volley over the Pier keeper.

Itis Itis secured the points five minutes from time when Gavin Wood’s clinical finish slid into the net.

In an all-round solid team effort Oldroyd and Elliot Spurr stood out in midfield.

Man of the match for the home side was 18-year-old centre-back Kyle Spivey.

Division three

Alma 0 Newlands Reserves 5 (Rose 4, one pen, Sutton)

Newlands Reserves boosted their promotion challenge with this convincing victory at Alma.

Man of the match Curtis Rose smashed in four goals, including one penalty, with Lee Sutton netting the goal of the game from 25 yards.