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East Midlands League
Peterborough Utd stepped up their Premier Division title challenge with a 7-1 victory over Mansfield Town. Kier Perkins hit a hat-trick along with Donna McGuigan (2), Jessica Driscoll and Hannah Pendred to leave their team four points off the pace. Katie Mayfield and Emily Foss were on target as Woodlands Ladies won 2-1 away to Ollerton Town and Loughborough Students were 5-1 victors over Leicester City Ladies thanks to a Grace Stanley brace, Elizabeth White, Natalie Taylor and Frankie Murray.
Boston Utd have clinched the Division One North title after they defeated Grimsby Borough 3-0. After a goalless first half, a double from Demi Barai after the break, as well as an own goal, gave Boston the points they required to take themselves beyond the reach of their rivals. Hykeham Town still have a mathematical chance of the runners-up spot, which they kept alive by beating Sleaford Town 7-2. Holly Newman bagged a hat-trick for Hykeham with Kirsty Dalzell, Zuzana Pramukova, Millie Seaton and Amie Barnes-Ford adding the others. Kelly Clayton, Gemma Hodgkinson and Maria Wayne were all on the scoresheet as Arnold Town won 3-0 against Ilkeston Town.
Division One South leaders Northampton Town bounced back from their first defeat seven days previously to win 4-0 at Loughborough Foxes Vixens. Emma Dunmore led the scoring with a hat-trick and Nicole Andrejczuk was also on target. Northampton stay three points ahead of Oadby & Wigston who beat Corby Town 3-0 thanks to Emma Aspinall (2) and Emily Miles. Lutterworth Athletic meanwhile defeated Thrapston Town 4-0, Analeise Wilks netting twice along with Olivia Bowles and Katie Lowder.
Eastern Region League
League leaders Cambridge City are through to the semi finals of the League Cup after winning 2-0 against Colney Heath, with goals from Amy Reed and Isabella Simmons. Bedford Ladies came through a tough tie away to Division One leaders St Ives Town with a 1-0 victory, courtesy of a goal from Jasmine Ajayi, whilst Harlow Town are also in the last four after strikes from Lucy Edmeades, Rubie Smith, Olivia Steele and Beth Chambers gave them a 4-0 win over Brentwood Town.
One match took place in the Premier Division and it saw the Haringey Borough revival continue. After waiting until last week for their first win of the season, Haringey followed up with a 9-2 victory over AFC Sudbury which takes them out of the bottom two. Sandeep Tak led the scoring with a hat-trick, Julia Carruthers and Jasmine Liddell both weighed in with a brace and there was one apiece from Beatriz Krettels and Lareace Thomas.
None of the top three were in action in Division One and they are now followed by Hutton, who climbed above Stevenage Ladies Res into fourth after beating them 5-3. Vicky Kinsman (2), Rosi Webb (2) and Abigail Fry accounted for their goals whilst Faith Greene hit a hat-trick for Stevenage but ended up on the losing side. King's Lynn Town were 2-1 winners over Bishop's Stortford and Histon edged out Hoddesdon Town Owls by the odd goal in seven, Sophie Lanham scoring a hat-trick along with Georgina Huse.
London & South East League
AFC Phoenix are still stretching the pace at the top of the table and have extended their lead to four points as a Kasey Kelm brace, Raquel Arevalo and Lucy Fredell gave them a 4-0 victory over Eastbourne Town. Kent Football Utd are up into second following their 7-0 success at Ayflesford in which Rachel Stevens (2), Beth Smith (2), Chloe Francis, Amy Russ and Elizabeth Waldie were all on the scoresheet. Alicia Gibbs and Emily Hart each netted twice, with Charlotte Long adding the other, as London Kent Football Utd won 5-0 away to Parkwood Rangers and Queen's Park Rangers Development defeated Fulham FC Foundation 7-1 with doubles from Emily Foss and Paige Vanden, along with Chloe Sampson, Anna Maria Dzyadyk and Melanie Hall.
North East League
Durham Cestria returned to league action with a 2-1 success away to Farsley Celtic and this has stretched their lead to eleven points. Chloe Ryan and Sophie Hodgson netted the goals for the Wildcats, with Adele Jackson replying. Second placed Hartlepool Utd were held to a 3-3 draw by Tynedale. Emily Stuart hit a hat-trick for 'Pools but it was not quite enough as Tynedale hit back through a Simone Laverick brace and Rachel Maddison. Alice Turner and Sara Renfrew were on the scoresheet as York City won 2-0 at Rotherham Utd.
After dominating the division throughout the season, Redcar Town have secured the Northern Division title with a 4-0 victory over Prudhoe Town. Jess Round was on target twice along with Gemma Craddy and Kenzie Parkes to confirm themselves as Champions. This was confirmed when Consett Ladies, the only team which could still have caught them, battled out a goalless draw with Washington Association. Boro Rangers still have an outside chance of second place if they win all of their remaining games and they kept those hopes alive by beating Cramlington Utd 5-2, courtesy of a Larissa Burkinshaw hat-trick, Lou Brown and Vicky Gunn.
In the Southern Division, Harrogate Railway are off the bottom of the table following their 2-1 victory over York RI. Jodi Hodgson and Emma Lansdall netted the goals for Harrogate, with the home side's consolation coming from Tamryn Dunlop.
North West League
Stockport County won 1-0 against Fleetwood Town Wrens to keep hold of the leadership of the Premier Division on goal difference from Tranmere Rovers, who beat Penrith AFC 8-1. FC United of Manchester remain six points off the pace in third after they scored seven times without reply past Sir Tom Finney. Mossley Hill ran out 3-1 winners over Manchester Stingers and this has returned them into the top four, whilst Merseyrail Ladies returned from Accrington Girls & Ladies with a 2-1 victory under their belts.
Division One North leaders Blackpool went down to their second defeat in three matches, both times to Bury FC Women who won 3-1 and are four points off the pace, but with three games in hand. Carlisle Utd defeated Penwortham Town 3-0 to stay level on points with second placed Bury, but have played once more. Blackburn Community are a further three points adrift after running out 6-0 winners over Morecambe Res. Cammell Laird 1907 meanwhile returned to league action with a 2-1 victory against Workington Reds.
Northwich Vixens became the first team to take points off West Didsbury & Chorlton this season when they held them to a 2-2 draw. West Didsbury stay in third but have six games in hand on both of the teams above them, neither of whom were in action. Stockport County Blues meanwhile found the net twelve times against City of Liverpool and this keeps them in fourth place, just ahead of Chester FC Women who defeated Wythenshawe Amateurs 5-1.
South West League
Keynsham Town Development now head the Premier Division table by four points after they won 4-0 against Middlezoy Rovers. Libby Sims netted two of the goals, with Kiera Minall and Hannah Thompson also on target. One other game was played in the division on Sunday, Exeter City winning 5-2 against Marine Academy Plymouth to move themselves into second. Georgie Barbour-Gresham and Sophie Gillies each netted twice along with Emily Toogood, whilst Marine replied through an Anthea Kaptein double.
The top of the table clash in the Eastern Division lived up to its billing in dreadful weather conditions, but honours were even as Frampton Rangers and Wootton Bassett Town battled out a 1-1 draw. An own goal gave Bassett a first half lead, with Frampton hitting back after the break to level through Maddy Brown. Both teams went close to snatching it, Abi Todd striking the bar for Frampton whilst Hayley Huckin went close at the other end, but the resulting draw keeps Bassett eight points clear at the top, having played two games more. Jamie-Leigh Worlock, Zoe Youren and Lydia Staley were all on the scoresheet as Almondsbury ran out 3-0 winners over FC Chippenham to stay in fourth, whilst Swindon Town Development went on better by beating local rivals Swindon Spitfires 4-0 thanks to Natalie Goodright, Kelly Nightingale, Victoria Taylor and Julia Teasdale.
The leading sides in the Western Division were all affected by the weather on Sunday but Weston Mendip have replaced Bude Town in fifth place after winning their meeting 5-1. Sherise Binns (2), Ellie Oritt (2) and Katie Sharkey scored the goals for Mendip, with Sarah Badham replying. Weston-super-Mare meanwhile battled out a 2-2 draw with St Agnes, whose goals came from Mollie Dring and Beth Willshaw.
Southern Region League
In the only Premier Division game to survive the weather, Oxford City maintained their title challenge by winning 2-0 away to Woodley Utd, courtesy of Lauren May and an own goal.
Wycombe Wanderers have gone back level on points with Division One leaders Moneyfields after they won 6-1 away to Alton Ladies. Chante Inniss and Rachel Southby each scored twice along with Charlotte Bagshaw and Christina O'Connor. Abingdon Utd, who have games in hand, maintained their own challenge by scoring ten times without reply past Wokingham & Emmbrook. Molly Lygo-Jackson, Abbie Smith and Heather Young each bagged braces along with Amy Pipe, Charlotte Deeley, Nell Boxall and Sadie Timbs. Samantha Hide scored four times for Eastleigh but still did not end up on the winning side against Wargrave Ladies. Emily Moore added their other goal but Wargrave hit back to earn themselves a 5-5 draw through Millie Bilcliff (2), Ciara Anderson (2) and Chrissy Nazif.
West Midlands League
The Premier Division title race has tightened up with only one point now covering the top three teams. Leaders Sutton Coldfield Town did not play but Leafield Athletic have moved to within a single point of them by beating Redditch Utd 2-0, as have Coundon Court with a 1-0 win over Coventry Sphinx. Worcester Utd meanwhile won 2-1 at Lye Town to put a gap of six points between the two teams.
Leek Town have taken themselves to within a single point of the Division One North title after running out 8-2 winners over Sandwell Ladies. At the other end of the table, Port Vale won for the second week in a row, beating Wyrley Ladies 4-1 to lift themselves out of the bottom two.
Solihull Utd are now firmly in control of the Division One South title race after they won 3-2 against Kidderminster Harriers. Solihull now head the table by four points from Sedgley & Gornal Utd, who drew 2-2 with Rugby Town, and Kidderminster are a further five points adrift. Stourbridge defeated Coventry City Women 8-1, whilst Leamington Lions built on their first win of the season, seven days previously, by winning again, 4-0 against Kingfisher.
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