Saturday football round-up: Otters net six in Mid Devon / Sidmouth Town edged out by visiting Alphington / Tipton net point on visit to Axminster

PUBLISHED: 19:41 10 November 2018 | UPDATED: 19:41 10 November 2018

Tipton fc. Ref miscsp 44-17TI 2485. Picture: Terry Ife

Tipton fc. Ref miscsp 44-17TI 2485. Picture: Terry Ife

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Sidmouth Town slipped to a disappointing home defeat when they entertained Alphington at Manstone Lane.

The Vikings were beaten 2-1 and that’s only the second home defeat this season – the other being a 3-2 loss to high-flying Elmore. Indeed,. The victory was only a second win on the road in 10 outings for the Alphas.

In another SWP League Eastern Division game to beat the weather, Honiton Town shared six goals with University at Mountbatten Park.

In the Macron League the wet weather left a number of games being postponed. There were just four played in the Premier Division, but they did produce an eye-catching 29 goals between them!

Top scorers in the top flight were Seaton Town who climbed off the foot of the table, and dumped Okehampton Argyle there after thrashing them 9-2.

Colyton were next best, certainly in terms of goals scored as they beat visiting Topsham Town 7-2 and there were clean sheet wins for Exwick Villa, who beat Lyme Regis 4-0 and Feniton, who went one better, beating Exmouth Town 5-0.

There were just three games in Division Two with two of them having East Devon teams involved. Axminster Town Reserves and Tipton St John shared four goals at Tiger Way while Honiton Town’s second team were beaten 8-0 by high-flying Whipton & Pinhoe.

There was East Devon involvement in four of the five games played with pride of place going to Ottery St Mary who won 6-1 on their visit to Newton St Cyres.

There were two East Devon derby fixtures in the division. Budleigh Salterton Reserved hosted Otterton, who departed with a 3-1 win and East Budleigh went one better, winning their derby at Axmouth United 4-1. Beer Albion Reserves were 4-2 home winners over North Tawton.

Just two games survived in Division Four and both had East Devon links with Feniton Reserves going down 6-0 at Hemyock while Lyme Regis Reserves were 5-0 home winners against St Martins Reserves.

Exmouth Spartans hit the goal trail, winning 8-3 on their visit to Starcross Generals for a Division Five meeting.

Three games were played in Division Six, one of them saw Offwell Rangers in action at Witheridge Thirds where they lost 4-0.

A couple of East Devon teams were in Division Seven action with East Budleigh Reserves being edged out 4-3 by visiting Bickleigh, but there were three points for Otterton Reserves, who won 4-1 at home to Kenn Valley United.

Three games beat the rain in Division Eight with Millwey Rise Reserves involved in a 0-0 draw at home to Tedburn St Mary Reserves.

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