NEW signing and hat-trick hero Jack Morton opened his account within two minutes to set Bourton Rovers on their way to a 5-0 victory at Shrivenham reserves.

The close-range finish opened the floodgates with Adam Webley doubling the advantage before the 10-minute mark.

But for some dogged defending Bourton might have stretched their lead before the interval with Morton making sure of the points with two more after the restart.

Returning midfield Kevin Hunt put the icing on the cake by finishing a flowing move with a shot into the bottom corner.

Moreton Rangers remain in the thick of the Hellenic League Division Two West title battle after registering double figures against rock-bottom Cheltenham Saracens reserves.

Lee Brooks (2), Kyle Ellery, Zach Ellis, Harrison Smith, Martin Tomes, Jamie Wyatt and substitutes Joseph Jarvis and Callum Peters (2) all notched in a 10-0 triumph that keeps Rangers on the coattails of leaders Newent Town.

There is no opportunity for Moreton to build on that success this weekend but fifth-placed Bourton have the opportunity to leapfrog opponents Faringdon Town with a win at Tucker Park on Saturday (2pm).

Shaye Eden, Tom Ford and Nicholas Shurmer struck as Shipston Excelsior saw off Coventrians 3-1 in Midland Football League Division Three on Saturday.

The success sees Shipston up to third ahead of arguably their toughest test of the season on Saturday – a trip to GNP Sports who boast a 100 per cent league record from 10 matches (2pm).

Chipping Norton progressed in the Oxfordshire Junior Shield courtesy of a 6-1 win over Milton.

Nathan Bott scored twice with Rhys Warner-Carter, Kieran Watts and Dan Bott, Joey Lee and Jim Littlewood all scoring.

In Witney & District League Division Two, Bourton Rovers eased to a 6-1 win over Witney Wanderers.

Lee Mosson scored a hat-trick with Henry Lait, Harry Larner and Ben McPhlimey all on the score sheet. Dan Smith scored for Wanderers.