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United keep up pressure

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: January 16, 2014

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WENDRON United kept the pressure on league leaders Illogan RBL with a 9-1 thumping of bottom of the table Troon.

Jason Roberts (2), Luke Wort (2), Ryan Tresidder (2), Steve Brewer, Chris Mulroy, Kirk Davis were on target for United with Matt Osborn replying for Troon.

Sam Waters and Simon Ellis were the scorers for Illogan RBL as they maintained their five-point lead with a 2-0 victory at home to Falmouth Athletic.

Brett Adams scored twice as Redruth United were 3-0 winners at Hayle. Dan McInerney also found the net for United.

Perranwell recorded a 3-2 win at home to Penryn Athletic on Saturday.

Liam Paddock (2) and Jimmy Thompson scored for the hosts, with Ryan Reeve scoring both of Penryn's goals.

Duane Britton hit a hat-trick as St Agnes beat St Ives Town 4-1. Sam Cullingham scored St Agnes' other goal, with Alfie Turner replying for St Ives.

St Day remain fourth in the table after winning 3-1 at home to Falmouth Town Reserves.

Danny Ford scored twice and Gavin Boon was also on the scoresheet for the home side. Ben Allen was Town's scorer.

Ludgvan kept their title hopes alive with a 3-1 win at Newquay, courtesy of a brace from leading scorer Gerens James and one from Tom Patrick.

St Just remain in fifth spot after a 3-0 home win over struggling Goonhavern were beaten 3-0 at St Just. Two goals from Ashley Ellis and a Graham Stirr strike compounded Athletic to an 18th league defeat of the season.

RNAS Culdrose's fixture at home to Porthleven Reserves was postponed.

This weekend Illogan travel to third from bottom Goonhavern, where they could extend their lead to eight points, with Wendron without a league fixture as they are in Cornwall Senior Cup action, away to Peninsula League Dobwalls.

St Day are also in Senior Cup action as they host Penzance, while Ludgvan are at Saltash United.

Mullion failed to cause an upset as they were beaten 5-0 at home to premier division champions Bodmin Town in the Cornwall Senior Cup on Saturday.

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