Sunday League: Wins for top two in league and cup

Actions from Hollins Holme v Lee Mount, at Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge. Pictured is Callum Mead
Actions from Hollins Holme v Lee Mount, at Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge. Pictured is Callum Mead
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Lee Mount maintained their perfect start to the season with with an 8-2 thrashing of Hollins Holme in the Briggs Priestley Senior Cup.

It is now six straight wins for Mount, who are only second in the Sunday League to Waiters Arms, who went through after their cup clash with Top Club fell through, on goal difference. Halifax Hammers also went through after their home clash with Beehive and Crosskeys fell through.

Waiters Arms and FC Casa were both left without a cup game, and met each other in the league, with Waiters serving up a 10-0 hammering to move to the top of the table.

Lee Mount have now scored 35 goals in their six games so far this season and made light work of their trip to Calder Holmes Park.

The away side took a fifth minute lead, which they regained 10 minutes before half-time.

They then powered into an unassailable 6-1 lead after the interval and eventually won 8-2, with Jason Carney and Callum Meade getting hat-tricks and Jack Normanton the other two.

Premier Division King Cross also progressed in the cup with a 7-1 win at Halifax Rangers, while Ryburn United also thrashed lower league opposition by beating Old Pond 7-1.

Feathers FC beat Ryburn Valley 7-3, while Halifax Hammers Reserves were 6-0 winners at Fountain Head.

In Division One, leaders Siddal Place recorded an astonishing 15-3 victory over Cock and Bottle.

Bradshaw are also on 15 points after their 9-5 win at home to North Bridge, while third-placed Thrum Hall won 5-1 at Triangle.

Halifax Amateurs also won 5-1 at home to Barum Top.