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Dragons and Castle on Anchors' tail after wins
7:00am Saturday 9th February 2013 in Sport
THE two sides chasing Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division Four leaders Anchor Harriers both won.
Dragons remained second on goal difference with a 5-2 victory over Stour Excelsior Reserves through goals from L Mullins, M Mullins, Gisbourne, Guoite and Rossiter with Grace replying twice.
Elmley Castle stay third following a 7-0 triumph over Campden/Ebrington United thanks to Bate (2), Henry, Ellis, Smaylen, Jamers and Brotherton.
Pershore High Old Boys stretched their lead at the top of Division Three while their rivals were on cup duty.
A second-half goal from Taylor secured the points at Broadway United Reserves.
Ashton continued their improvement as Allison, Begley and James scored in a 3-1 win at Fairfield.
A Gary Dyke double helped Gardeners Arms stay in the promotion picture with a 3-1 victory at Ecosamba.
Badsey Recreation defeated Ambassador 3-1 with goals from T Attwood, Chris Attwood and Pinkney. Keay replied.
In Division Two, Tesco United led at the interval through Charman only for opponents Cider Mill to hit back in the second-half through Bullock (2) and Ballard.
Cheltenham Saints defeated bottom-placed Lenches Lions after six first-half goals without reply in a 7-2 success.
Hope (3), Gibbs (2), Drew and Howell netted with Davies and Burtenshaw on target for Lions.
Evesham WMC and Pinvin United shared two goals in Division One as Upfield gave the villagers the lead before Rowley levelled.
Chris Mills hit a hat-trick for Honeybourne Gate Inn as they won 4-1 at Mickleton Rangers in Barry Brotherton Cup Group ‘A’.
In Group ‘B’, a McElroy goal for Eckington condemned Bretforton Old Boys to their third defeat in the competition.
Stour Excelsior reached the last eight of the Express- Funding Mick Godwin Cup with a seven-goal win over Salford Priors thanks to Pratt (2), Wright, Godson, Harris, Featherstone and Honce.
They are joined by Anchor Harriers who hit eight at Ambi Allsports through Heritage (4), Taylor, Morgan, Cronen and Quantrell.
At Pershore Town, Broadway United reached the Pershore Hospital Junior Cup final with a three-goal win over Defford/Besford United.
In the Minor Cup second round, WMK shocked Bear 6-1, Fladbury Athletic came from two down to defeat Alderton 3-2 and Tewkesbury Town won 6-1 at Alcester Town.
Offenham Rovers won 2-1 at AC Olympia to reach the last four.