CIDER MILL made it seven wins from as many Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division Three matches with a hard earned 2-1 victory over promotion rivals Ecosamba as Ballard and Reading scored for the Hampton team and Loveridge netted for Ecosamba.
Inkberrow moved into second place with a convincing 7-1 win at Cropthorne through goals from Sheen (3), Jordan, Griffiths, Firkin and Bloomfield and Badsey Recreation are in third place following a 7-0 success at struggling Ambassador as Bishop (4), Foster, Banning and Proctor scored for the visitors, who are having their best start to a campaign for several seasons.
Sun Inn moved off the bottom after a 6-3 home victory over Broadway United Reserves thanks to strikes from Roberts (3), Steger, Parry and Allen. Broadway scored through Jinks, Rich and Aspey.
Tewkesbury Town stretched their lead at the top of Division Four with a 5-1 home victory over Dragons through efforts from Mace (2), Tarling, Robinson and Sutherland, whilst Fortis came from behind to defeat visitors Ruby Jacks 2-1. Stanley gave Jacks the lead before a second half Greenwood double earned Fortis the points.
Goals from Withers and Mountain saw Pebworth win 2-0 at Stour Excelsior Reserves, whilst Charlton Old Boys and visitors Bengeworth drew 2-2 as Cunningham and Ainsworth scored for Charlton and Andrew and Huckvale did likewise for Bengeworth.
Evesham WMC top Division One on goal difference following a 2-2 draw at home to Bretforton Old Boys. Rigg was gifted an opener for the Workies before a Matt Layton double put Bretforton Old Boys in front, only for Matt Iorns to fire a second half equaliser for the Workies.
Pinvin United picked up a much-needed 5-3 win over visitors Stour Excelsior after coming from two goals down at the interval. Dunsdee, Shurmer and Featherstone scored for Stour and Pinvin hit back through Bulford (2), Izod, Roberts and Worthington.
Fladbury Athletic won 3-1 at Eckington with goals from Sean Brain, N Brain and James and Broadway United defeated visitors WMK 2-1 through goals from Jeffs and Hicks, with Leary on the mark for WMK.
Alcester stay at the top of Division Two after a narrow 2-1 home win over Alderton in which Hodgkins and Poulson scored for Town and Greaves netted for Alderton.
Second placed Bredon trounced visitors Mickleton Rangers 11-1 with goals from Pettitt (5), Diamond (2), Bloom (2) and Jordan (2) and Jacksons Fairfield hit four without reply at home to Tesco United as the goals came from McCall (2), Scrivens and Heritage.