Ryman League round-up
Hythe take on Maidstone at
Reachfields on Saturday Picture: Wayne McCabe
edged to a thrilling 4-3 win at Hythe Town in
Ryman League Division 1 South on Saturday, despite a hat-trick from
the hosts’ Jake Hobbs.
More than 700 fans packed into
Reachfields to see Shaun Welford put the Stones ahead in the
opening minute before Warren Whitely made it 2-0 on 17 minutes.
Hobbs struck twice before the break
to make it 2-2 but Welford’s second in the opening minute of the
second half was followed by Michael Phillips’ long-range
Although Hobbs completed his treble
14 minutes from time, Stones held on to strengthen their grip on
second-spot, while third-placed Hythe dropped to fifth.
dropped out of the play-off places after a 1-0 home defeat to
Folkestone Invicta, Darren Smith scoring the only
goal after 13 minutes.
remain in the chase after a 2-1 home win over nine-man Horsham.
Tony Nwachukwu put the visitors
ahead but saw red for a wild tackle on 36 minutes and Connor Coyne
levelled for the Brickies two minutes before the break. Billy
Medlock was then red-carded eight minutes after the interval
shortly before Nick Davis netted the winner.
pegged back by Three Bridges at Southwood, Warren Schulz’
first-half penalty being cancelled out by a Tim Rivers spot-kick
after the turnaround.
Herne Bay’s woes
continued with a 1-0 home defeat to Chipstead, the only goal coming
from Sam Robinson just before the break.
suffered their second straight defeat, losing 2-0 at Eastbourne in
a game delayed by 25 minutes due to floodlight failure.
The goals arrived in the final 25
minutes from Dan Smith and John Lansdale.
ground on Premier Division leaders Whitehawk after a 2-1 defeat at
Concord on Saturday.
Nicky Cowley headed the hosts ahead
after 16 minutes and despite Carl Rook levelling on the stroke of
half-time, the hosts snatched the winner through Steve King seven
minutes from time to climb to third.
were beaten at home to Hendon on Sunday at Hayes Lane. Belal
Aite-Ouakrim prodded in the only goal in the 90th minute.
enjoyed a 5-0 win against Romford in Division 1 North. Lee Hales
put the Chats ahead on 42 minutes but it was only 17 minutes from
time that the second arrived from Harry Smith.
Matt Solly’s penalty made it 3-0 on 81 minutes before Hales and
Smith grabbed a second each in stoppage-time.
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