Maynard at the double as Braunton make ground on leaders Torridgeside

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North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Ross Maynard scored twice as Braunton made ground on North Devon Gazette premier division leaders Torridgeside, who were without a game on Saturday.

Simon Townsend and substitute Adam Baxter were also on target for second-placed Braunton, while Tudor Placinta scored for Bradworthy, who had Toby Curtis sent off.

There were yellow cards for Lee Clarke, Lee Gadiner and Shaun Andrew. Braunton’s Daniel Roberts was also cautioned by referee Dave Williams.

Matt Bryce scored twice for Torrington in a 5-2 win at Park United. Nathan Delaune, Danny Jenkins and Will Marsland also scored in the win at Sandymere. David Brown and Jack Smallridge scored for Park.

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Claudio Pinto and Ben Taylor both scored twice for Landkey Town in a 6-1 win at Shebbear United.

Daniel Dayman and Charlie Griffiths were also on the score sheet for Landkey, while Jedd Peschke scored the consolation for Shebbear.

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Oliver Stevens smashed four goals for second-placed Braunton Reserves in a 10-1 mauling of Lynton & Lynmouth.

There was a hat-trick for Nathan Knight and one each for Tavis Fairlie, Stephen Fisell and Dave Mason. Adam Harris scored the only goal for Lynton.

Greg Holland and Matt Hunt both helped themselves to hat-tricks for the second time in successive weeks as Pilton Academicals climbed to their highest league position of the season.

Luke Holland scored a penalty and there was a hint of fortune about Quyen Tran’s goal, which cannoned in off his back after a failed clearance by Putford.

Matthew Bolton, Vincent Bott and George Folland were all on target for Torridgeside Reserves in a 3-1 win at home to Chivenor. Luke Spires scored for Chivenor.

Mitch Thorne scored a hat-trick for Chittlehampton in a 6-0 win at Woolacombe & Mortehoe. James Campbell also scored for the visitors, whose cause was assisted by two own goals.

Intermediate One

Owen Avery scored twice for High Bickington in a 3-1 win against Landkey Town Reserves. Chris Hutchings also scored for High Bick and Jack Popham found the net for Landkey.

Morwenstow Reserves and South Molton shared the points in a 2-2 draw. The Images had not played a match for nine weeks but soon made up for lost time when brothers Nathan and Tom Roode both found the net inside eight minutes.

Aidan Davis pulled one back for Morwenstow on 35 minutes and Charlie Granger score the equaliser late in the second half.

Despite missing out on all three points, it was a much better result for South Molton, who lost 7-0 to the same side in the league cup earlier in the season.

Intermediate Two

James Galliford scored twice for Fremington Reserves in a 5-2 win against Bideford Community AFC Reserves. Dan Ferne, Curtis Netherway and Mark Sanders.

Dean Seville scored twice for Georgeham & Croyde Reserves and Alex Marks scored one for the Hammers in a 3-3 draw against Hartland Reserves

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