In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division leaders Bilborough Town drew their second successive game as they played out a stalemate at Ruddington Village.
This allowed Awsworth Villa to close the gap at the top to four points, with two games in hand, after they won 7-3 at Magdala Amateurs. John and Ryan Whitehurst gave Villa an early lead before Neil Morgan pulled one back for the hosts. Ryan Whitehurst then grabbed his second and Matt Goodwin got in on the act before Morgan again narrowed the deficit. Ryan Whitehurst completed his hat-trick with a penalty just before half-time to make it 5-2. After the break John Whitehurst doubled his tally and Lee Stevenson got his first goal of the season for Awsworth either side of an Ethan Lespeare strike for Magdala.
Jake Fisher scored a hat-trick for Wollaton as they recorded their third win on the trot – 5-0 at home to Bingham Town. Ash Kelly and Liam Towle were also on target.
Aston United moved up to fourth with a 5-3 win against Cotgrave. Mark Green (2), Kieran Whalin, Shay Wiggins and substitute Liam Slater notched for United.
There was late drama at Basford United Community as McKenna Parton scored a 95th minute equaliser for Dunkirk AFC to ensure the points were shared. Earlier Ady Lang had put Dunkirk ahead before two quick-fire Jamie Walker goals for Basford swung the match in their favour. Lang then got the visitors back on terms from the penalty spot before Walker completed his hat-trick for Community ahead of Parton’s late strike making it 3-3.
Real United were comprehensive 8-0 winners at Sandiacre Town. The goals were shared between Rhys Beadman (2), Tony Law (2), Tristram Whitman (2), Tiago Garcia and Daniel Morgan.
Clifton All Whites backed up their big win in the FA Vase in midweek with a 5-0 defeat of Attenborough. Corbi Brown (2), Alex Haughton and Antony Newton were on target for Clifton alongside an own goal.
Underwood Villa were one down to FC Cavaliers but two goals in the last two minutes from Ashley Foster and Joshua Hunt gave Villa their first win of the season.
Nottingham Trent University edged past Unity by the odd goal in five.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare climbed to the top of the table on goal difference with a 10-1 victory over Keyworth United Reserves. Sam Buckle scored four, Dane Bennett three and Ryan Easom, Jamie Humphries and George Scrivener one.
Former leaders Wollaton Reserves drew 2-2 at Southwell City Reserves.
Greenwood Meadows AFC were 2-1 winners at Gedling Southbank on Friday night with Mitchells Thompson and Woodward on the scoresheet.
AFC Bridgford and Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves shared a stalemate, meanwhile Ashland Rovers came back from a 2-1 half-time deficit to win 10-3 at Clifton All Whites Reserves. Paul Revuelta struck four for Rovers with the remainder shared between Ben Goss, Ryan Martin, Adam Mellors, Mark Summers, David Coleman and Ben Sherratt.
Bilborough United recorded their fourth draw from six games this season as it ended 3-3 at Awsworth Villa Reserves. Joseph Blackbourne, Kurt Savage and Buster Saunders netted for Villa, Thomas O’Regan (2) and Patrick Hume for United.
Kirton Brickworks got back to winning ways as first half goals from Jamie Birch, Mitchell Hall, Wes O’Rourke and Scott Ricketts gave them a 4-1 win away at AFC Clifton.
In Division Two, a Ronnie Wood hat-trick helped leaders Selston Reserves overcome West Bridgford AFC 5-2. Aslockton Cranmers held onto second place on goal difference with a 8-1 win over Underwood Villa Reserves, Dominic Williams was on target four times.
Bilsthorpe Reserves were 4-0 victors away at Bingham Town Reserves.
There were three games on Friday night with Team DNF the biggest winners – 8-1 at Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Basford United Community won 4-2 against Unity Reserves and Ravenshead edged out Radcliffe Olympic Reserves 2-1.