Swineshead Institute warmed up for this weekend’s Lincolnshire Junior Cup semi by going top of the Taylors Garages Premier Division.
Goals from Rob Masters (three), Jack Houghton (two) and Kieran Rose secured a 6-1 drubbing of Woodhall Spa United, which saw them move above Spilsby Town on goal difference, ahead of Saturday’s visit to Hykeham Town.
Benington breezed to a club record win after blitzing Mareham 12-1 in their Premier Division clash.
Matthew Hood led the scoring spree with his first-ever five-goal haul while Lewis Mundt and Tim Bell both hit hat-tricks.
Gavin Bell was also on target against a side which could only field 10 players.
Kirton Town and Wyberton Reserves both struck in the dying minutes to play out a 1-1 draw at Graves Park, Nicky Syndercombe salvaging a point for the visitors.
Pointon held Spilsby Town to a 2-2 draw at home while Billinghay Athletic’s resurgence continued with a 3-1 home win against Fishtoft, Ollie Pinner converting Fishtoft’s consolation from the spot.
Coningsby took all three points in their home encounter against Rippingale & Folkingham in the Taylors Peugeot Division One following a comfortable 3-0 victory.
The goals came from Sean Taylor (penalty), Mark Wheatley and Ali Smith.
Old Doningtonians heaped more misery on Pointon Reserves’ season following a 4-1 home win.
Andy Barnett rolled back the years with one of the goals while Shawn Scott, Andy Slaughter and Ollie Gedney were also on target.
The game between Friskney and Sleaford Colts was called off during the morning of the match after the Friskney pitch failed to recover from recent rainfall.
In the Taylors Ford Division Two, James Wright hit a hat-trick for Boston College in their 5-1 home win against Spalding Harriers.
Carl Duncan and Cameron Holland grabbed the other goals.
Sibsey’s Pymoor lane Ground failed to recover from the recent rain and they were forced to postpone their home game against Holbeach Bank.
The big top of the table clash in the Taylors Peugeot Division Three saw Railway Athletic surprisingly crash to a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Pointon A.
The home side, who recently caused a huge cup shock two weeks earlier by beating Swineshead, had no answer to Pointon’s clinical finishing.
AFC Tetford Reserves beat Boston Athletic 7-0.
Spalding Harriers Reserves went down 4-2 at Benington Reserves.
Two goals from Stefan Furnell helped Benington to maximum points while Sam Deptford and Kaorlis Andriulionis also got on the scoresheet.
In the Target Newspapers Challenge Cup, Freiston made it through the last four with a 3-0 away win at Park United thanks to goals from Troy Ayton, Jordan Smith and Chris Hilton.
The BB INsure Willoughby Shield final will be contested by Division Three Fishtoft Reserves and Swineshead Reserves, from Division One.
Swineshead will take their place in the final as firm favourites following their 5-1 home win against second division Kirton Town Reserves.
Liam Murphy and Richard Barker both claimed a brace while Josh Smith grabbed the other.
Fishtoft Reserves stormed through to the final after a thumping 8-1 home win against Division Two outfit Coningsby Reserves.
The visitor’s cause wasn’t helped by a double sending-off of both Sam and Matt Brader as tempers flared.
Tom Hill hit a hat-trick for Fishtoft while Owen Morgan struck twice.
The other goals came from Joe Taylor, Jack Hill and Lewis Reece.