HAVING suffered defeat in their opening two matches, Division One outfit Eckington got off the mark in the Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League with an excellent 3-0 win at Broadway United with goals from McElroy, Carter and James.
Bear thumped visitors Pershore Athletic 8-1 as Smith-Daniel (2), Davis (2), Ward, Croy, Sutton and Cloke scored the goals.
Stour Excelsior trailed Evesham WMC due to a Sam Ford double, however the Shipston side turned the game around with goals from Pratt, Godson and Dunsbee to seal a 3-2 away win.
Fladbury Athletic won 4-1 at Pinvin United thanks to goals from Nightingale, Homans, Brain and Carley, whilst Tewkesbury-based WMK showed their intent with a 5-3 victory at champions Bretforton Old Boys in which Sklenaar struck twice for the visitors.
Lee Miller fired a treble for Defford/Besford United in their 5-0 home win against Mickleton Rangers in Division Two, whilst Rogers and Francum added further goals.
A Tom Evans hat-trick led Tesco United to a 5-2 victory at AC Olympia, whilst Dance hit a treble for Alcester Town in their opening win of the season – 3-1 at the expense of Offenham Rovers.
Bredon made it three wins from three matches as doubles from Diamond and Brazdys helped defeat visitors Alderton 5-3.
In Division Three Monk and Watts hit three apiece to earn Ecosamba a convincing 7-2 home win over Broadway United Reserves and, on a day for trebles, Boother completed a hat-trick for Cropthorne in their 4-1 home victory over Stratford United.
Neil Bishop was once again on target for Badsey Recreation as they recorded an excellent 1-0 win at much-fancied Inkberrow.
Perennial strugglers Ambi Allsports recorded an excellent 4-2 win at Stour Excelsior Reserves in Division Four thanks to goals from Major, C Dawe, I Dawe and Hall, with Mumford and Johnson netting for Stour.
Dragons maintained their excellent start by winning 3-1 at Fortis with goals from Sinden (2) and Trotman, whilst a second half Philpott goal earned Harvington the points with a 1-0 success at Bengeworth.
Tewkesbury Town were made to work hard for their 3-2 home victory over new-boys Ruby Jacks, as England, Tarling and Mace scored for Town and Richardson and Stanley netted for Jacks.
Pebworth won 3-2 at Charlton Old Boys with goals from Withers, Skinner and Mountain.