Goals galore as five-star Missin leads way

Mark McGee, right, celebrates his goal with Sam Rooke but their Steeton side went on to lose 3-1 to Bay Athletic

Things get heated in the match between Steeton and Bay Athletic

Tim Hird controls the ball for Steeton against Bay Athletic

Damien Whiteoak presses forward for Steeton against Bay Athletic

First published in West Riding County Amateur League by

THE first Saturday of the new West Riding County Amateur League season featured a glut of goals, with 100 scored in 18 matches.

Campion led the way in the Premier Division by defeating hosts Hunsworth 8-1, including five for Jordan Missin.

Andy Atkinson, Adam Barlow and Omar Habeeb completed the tally, with Jonjo Haley getting the sole consolation.

Tyersal recovered from their midweek setback at home to Salts to return from Kirkburton with a 5-3 victory, Nicky Caddick netting twice.

Steeton slipped to a second successive home blow with a 3-1 defeat to Bay Athletic. Mark McGee gave Steeton an edge but goals from Nick Jagger, Kitson Gayle and Syniell Quashie turned the tables.

Defending champions Ovenden West Riding have only one point from their opening two games as they followed a 3-3 draw against Storthes Hall with a 2-1 defeat to Golcar United. Robbie Graham's strike was overturned by Carl Sykes and an Ashley Conor penalty .

Promoted Lower Hopton made it two wins in a row with a 6-0 drubbing of visiting Storthes Hall. Lincoln Adams and former Hall striker Matt Mulvihill both netted twice, complement by Kyle Douglas and Declan James.

Littletown slipped to a second home reverse in four days as Halifax Irish returned home with a 2-1 victory, while Salts had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Huddersfield YMCA.

Ventus-Yeadon Celtic set out their intent to be among the top teams in Division One with a 9-0 home hammering of Storthes Hall Reserves. Kyle Shaw's hat-trick was backed up by two apiece from Adam Turner and Billy Swiatek.

Wibsey striker Daniel O'Donnell notched a treble in his side's 5-2 win at Campion Reserves.

Promoted Dudley Hill Rangers returned from DRAM Community with maximum points thanks to goals by Lewis Carroll and Nico Carrucciu in a 2-1 win.

Relegated Lepton Highlanders took advantage of hosts Westbrook YMCA being down to ten players during the first half to inflict a 6-3 defeat.

Bradford Horton Sports (formerly West Horton) opened with a 2-2 draw at home to Wakefield City. Ebad Rashid and Lee Smith scored for the hosts, with Rob Bloomfield and Aaron Hurst replying.

All three Division Two newcomers started with victories.

Honley had John Elliott on target with both goals as his side earned a 2-1 victory at Tyersal Reserves.

Hunslet/Parkside were 5-1 home winners over Kirkburton Reserves, while Gildersome Spurs Old Boys crushed Golcar United Reserves 6-1.

Bradford FC were well beaten 9-0 by an experienced Bay Athletic Reserves side, with Mat Willan scoring four times.

Salts Reserves had debutant Luis Murllo on target but his goal could not to stop Lower Hopton Reserves winning 4-1.

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