Herongate Athletic remain top of the table after a 4-2 home win over Newham United. Glen Jordan scored twice with Lee Atkinson and Nick Cowen also supplying goals. Lamar Obinkwo and Nick Read scored the Newham replies. Herongate now have a five point lead over Ongar Town who came seriously unstuck at May & Baker E.C. Res. The Barking-based club registered a 5-0 win with Carl Patten notching a hat-trick. Kane Messenger and Darren Seymour scored a goal apiece and the result means May & Baker sit fourth but have games in hand over Ongar Town who occupy the other promotion spot. Toby have gone through an amazing turnaround, at one stage of the season they sat bottom of the table. On Saturday they made it seven games unbeaten as they brushed aside Rochford Town with a 6-1 victory. Jide Lewis, Junior Bammeke, Dan Cunningham and Idris Aminu provided a goal each, with an own goal completing the tally. Rochford Town remain in the drop zone after this defeat. Upminster sit one place above the drop zone and shared a point with bottom-placed Ryan. Aaron Ige scored twice for Ryan, with Matthew Hewitt their other scorer in the 3-3 draw. Upminster replied via a Warren Taylor brace and a Matthew Taylor strike. Ricky Gill scored twice in Rayleigh Town Res.’s 4-3 away win at A1 Sports. Patrick Mills and Richie Lloyd were the other marksmen. Benfleet beat Ramsden Scotia 5-0 with Jamie Brown and Ben Foord scoring twice with Sam Dulieu rounding up the scoring.
Last Updated: 14 January 2018