Red-hot striker Jake Clitheroe scored an amazing NINE goals as Tydd St Mary thrashed hosts AFC Stanground Sports Reserves 12-3 in ChromaSport PDFL Division One on Saturday.
The ex-Holbeach United hitman now has 16 goals in five games for the Saints, who are ninth after winning three of their first five games in their first-ever season in the PDFL’s second tier.
Tim Lowe (2) and Max Burrell got the other goals for Tydd, with Lewis Northcott (2) and Lea Ibbott replying for the hosts.
Staying with Division One, champions Moulton Harrox Reserves were 5-2 winners at Kings Cliffe as Danny Lambe-Hyner helped himself to a hat-trick.
Martin Sandall and Jack Wycherley also got in on the act for Kev Nottingham’s charges, who remain unbeaten after five games.
The top flight action was all about the President Premier Shield. Premier Division leaders Moulton Harrox – who were awarded the team of the month prize on Saturday – were 2-1 winners at struggling Langtoft United.
Dan Woods and Louis Steadman netted for Harrox, who remain unbeaten in all competitions this season.
Holbeach United Reserves also progressed in the President Premier Shield with a 4-3 win at Warboys Town.
The Tigers needed extra time to see off their Premier Division rivals, but goals from Gary Chappell, Jordan Keeble, Callum Simmonds and Fenn Storey got the job done.
Elsewhere, in-form Long Sutton Athletic eased past visitors Fishtoft 5-0 in the Lincs Junior Cup.
Tom Gosling bagged his second hat-trick in as many weeks for the Magpies, who were also boosted by goals from Billy Oliver and Brad Murrell at London Road.
Crowland Town had a tougher test in the same competition, but defeated North Thoresby 4-3 at Snowden Field. Luke Elsom led their charge with a treble, with Jordan Kirchin also on the mark.
In Division Two, Spalding United Reserves were thrashed 7-1 at FC Parson Drove despite a goal from Jordan Heeley.
Spalding Town also slipped to a 1-0 home loss against FC Peterborough.
Down in Division Three, Whaplode Drove continue to go great guns.
They are second in the standings after a fine 4-0 home win over Oundle Town Reserves.
Top scorer Harry Grigas helped himself to a double to make it nine for the season, while Danny Firth and Caulton Mills also notched.
In Division Four, Tydd St Mary Reserves enjoyed a 2-1 home triumph over Feeder Reserves thanks to an own goal and a Michael Ocock effort.
It was a tough afternoon for Long Sutton Reserves, however, as they crashed 6-0 at Stamford Lions A.
It was a landmark day for Spalding United A in Division Five, as they bagged their first PDFL point. Craig Weightman got their goal in a 1-1 home draw with Wittering Reserves.