Staffordshire County Senior League
BALL Haye Green consolidated their position as Premier Division leaders with a 2-0 home victory over Abbey Hulton United.
The three points came Green’s way courtesy of a goal in each half from Martin Baker and Andy Bloore.
Cheadle Town’s miserable start to the season continued with a 4-0 home defeat by Kidsgrove Athletic.
Tom Wakefield netted a hattrick for the visitors and Nick Woods completed the scoring.
Cheadle SMU crashed 6-2 away to Congleton Athletic in Division One and have now conceded 23 goals in their opening seven league games. Mitchell Finney and Stuart Hannah replied for Cheadle with a goal in each half.
Cheadle Town reserves are through to the second round of the Leek Cup after winning 4-1 at home to Hawkins Sports, thanks to a Martin Woodward hat-trick and a further strike from Rory Bradbury. Jack Bevan netted a consolation goal for the opposition.
Leek CSOB reserves entered their first round clash with Hilton Harriers Reserves without Patrick Anderson who was seriously injured in a road accident the night before.
Hilton won 3-1 through a Sean Wesslelinghe brace and a single strike from Josh Tune. Zak Barker netted for the Old Boys.
Leek Town reserves fell at the first hurdle in the League Challenge Cup, going down 4-1 away to Hilton Harriers.
The hosts led 3-0 at half-time through a Josh Gregory hat-trick.
Richard Martin reduced the deficit in the second-half, only for Hilton to score again through Anthony Morris.
RESULTS Wednesday, September 4 Premier Division Uttoxeter Town 4 Eccleshall 0.
Saturday, September 7 Premier Division Alsager Town 3 Newcastle Town 2; Ball Haye Green 2 Abbey Hulton Utd 0; Cheadle Town 0 Kidsgrove Ath 4; Norton Utd 2 AFC Hanley Town 1; Redgate Clayton 0 Florence 1; Wolstanton Utd 1 Audley 2.
Division One Abbey Hulton Utd Res 5 Sandbach Utd 0; Bradwell 3 Hall Heath 1; Brereton Social 6 Betley 2; Congleton Ath 6 Cheadle SMU 2; Foley 2 Ashbourne 0; Norton Utd Res 4 Knypersley Vics 7; Silverdale Ath 6 Redgate Clayton res 1; Stapenhill 2 Milton Utd 1.
Division Two Longton 2 Featherstone 4.
League Challenge Cup first round Hilton Harriers 4 AFC Leek Town 1.
Leek Cup first round Betley Res 2 Whittington 3; Cheadle Town Res 4 Hawkins Sports 1; LA Holditch 3 Uttoxeter Town Res 6; Leek CSOB 1 Hilton Harriers Res 3; Longton AG 10 Tunstall Town 2; Stone OA 2 Milton Utd Res 4.