Chromasport United Counties League
Published 22nd April 2012
....the season, but Saturday`s action saw the contest move in Long Buckby's favour.
They won 7-1 at Boston Town with braces from Fazel Koriya and Michael Byrne and singles from Richard Bunting (penalty), Mark Hewitt and Russ Dunkley, Tom Ruck scoring a home consolation.
King`s Lynn Town still lead by a point but have just one game to go compared with Buckby's two.
The Linnets were held 1-1 at The Walks by Desborough Town, who became only the third team this season to leave with any reward.
Jason Turner's thirty-seventh goal of the season gave Lynn a 50th minute lead but a Tom Mills leveller 20 minutes from time took Ar Tarn's unbeaten run to eight games.
St Ives Town wrapped up third place with a 2-1 home defeat of Sleaford Town, who slip into the bottom three.
David Cobb's Saints` opener was quickly matched by Jamie Shaw but a thirty-fifth Conor Washington goal of the campaign settled it.
Deeping Rangers won 3-1 at Northampton Spencer to make it sixteen matches without loss.
Ashley Stevens, Josh Moreman and Kevin Brader netted for Rangers, Paul Pickering for the Millers.
Yaxley halted a seven-match losing run by beating Cogenhoe United 4-1 at In2itive Park.
Matt Gearing's penalty opener for the visitors was overhauled by home replies from Andy Furnell, Ricky Hailstone and two-goal Scott Carter.
Friday evening's encounter at Alfred Street saw Daryl Lawman's stoppage time free-kick give Irchester United a 1-1 home draw with Peterborough Northern Star, who took a first half lead through Jon Stead.
Saturday`s action in Division One saw Huntingdon Town clinch promotion with a 7-0 home win over ON Chenecks, and a point from their last match at home to bottom club Rothwell Town will secure the championship.
Declan Rogers scored two for Town and was joined on the scoresheet by Niks Savalnieks, Jamie Blackwell, Jake Waterworth, Ben Colmer and Stuart Eason.
Bugbrooke St Michaels have to win their last two matches to pip last game opponents Harborough Town for second.
The Badgers won 3-2 at home to Potton United, thanks to three first half goals, two scored by Nick Worley, the first a penalty, and one by Ashley Bradshaw.
The Royals rallied in the second half through Nick Cooper and Adam Dunville.
Whitworth are guaranteed a fourth place finish after a 3-2 success at Bourne Town.
Kris Line was the Flourmen match winner with all three goals - two of them penalties - the Wakes replying through Alex Brockbank and James Gorman's own goal.
Olney Town stunned Rushden & Higham 5-1 at Hayden Road, despite falling behind to an early Craig Harrower opener for the Lankies.
Three Micky O'Farrell goals and two from Jared Cunniff won it for the Nurserymen.
Burton Park Wanderers completed their programme with a 3-2 success at Eynesbury Rovers, Hassan Mumin netting a last minute winner.
Luke McIlroy and Curtis Taylor-Jacob were the other Park Wanderers marksmen with Ben Cole and Tom Coles replying for Rovers.
Andy Arnold's last game as Wootton boss saw Blue Cross draw 1-1 with visiting Buckingham Town, a Billy Sells opener for Wootton matched by Pat Diamond's second half reply.
Sileby Rangers avenged a recent home defeat by Rothwell Town with a 5-0 win in the Cecil Street return, their marksmen two goal Adam Balme, Jimi Enefuna, Eddie Stewart and Tim Clack.