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Front-runners Thornton United and Buttershaw White Star ready to rumble
Wrose Albion’s Lee Cornforth, right, had good reason to celebrate after scoring four times in his side’s 5-4 win against Wrose Bull
Bradford Sunday Alliance Premier Division leaders Thornton United and second-placed Buttershaw White Star both won again to crank up the excitement ahead of their top-of-the-table clash this coming weekend.
Thornton hit the summit with a 4-0 victory over early-season pace-setters Bolton Woods .
First-half strikes by Jamie Douglas, Chris Lever and Brad Asquith put them in charge and another from Deroy White secured the three points.
Jordan Missin scored twice for White Star as they overcame a spirited Mill Lane side 4-2.
Missin scored in each half, along with goals from Steve Hollingworth and Mark Bett.
A first-half brace from Adam Hawker put Wyke in command but three goals after the break clinched victory, which sees them hovering around the fringes at the top of the table.
In the Division One top-of-the-table clash between Victoria Rangers and Stanningley Albion, Matty Holmes put Vics in front but the visitors equalised before the break.
The second half belonged to Vics, who piled on the pressure and were rewarded with goals from Danny Firth, Holmes and a rasping free-kick from Theo Bujra.
Inconsistent White Eagles beat Peel Park 5-3 and will now hope this can be the start of a push on in both league and cup.
Alex Nesovic and Tate Williams both bagged braces. Tobiah Pascal added the fifth goal and there was also a man-of-the-match performance from Tate Williams.
There was a nine-goal thriller in the battle of the Wroses in Division 1B, with leaders Albion beating rock-bottom Bull but only after a terrific match.
Lee Cornforth hit four goals for the leaders and Ian Horrocks added, with Nick Mansell hitting a brace for the losers and Steve Baldwin and Connor Halligan also on the scoresheet.
White Hart are hovering in second place after a 6-1 victory over Ventus United, with Andy Phil and Matt Dempsey both getting a brace.
Lane Ends shocked high-flying Belton 6-1, with Dale Howard hitting a hat trick for the hosts.
Joe Cullen scored four times, backed up by Liam Hartley, as Robin Hood Wyke beat Cuedos Rangers Reserves 5-1 in Division 2A, with Dominic Healey replying.
Grass Greener United enjoyed a 5-1 victory at Heaton Athletic in Division 2B courtesy of a Craig Marshall hat-trick and further strikes by James Fairburn and Jack Holland.
Eccleshill WMC made it four Division 3A wins in succession with a 5-3 verdict against Great Northern Reserves, which included four Sam Thom goals.