On a day of high-scoring victories, Newark Town boosted their title hopes with an 8-1 win at a depleted Coddington Mill.
Joe Braithwaite scored a hat-trick in Newark Town’s 8-1 win over Coddington Mill to maintain their lead at the top of the Premier Division.
Newark maintained their advantage at the top with six players getting their name on the scoresheet.
Joe Braithwaite starred with a hat-trick in the success, while their opponents completed the match with just nine men.
Stefan Bilyk, Ben Lund, Liam Warner, Thomas Perkins and Jimmy Rusby were the other players who netted for Town.
Their opponents never gave up, and scored a consolation through Kyle Nicholson.
Missed opportunities from Newark prevented them from reaching double figures in a one-sided encounter.
Chris Self scored a hat-trick on his debut for RHP Social to condemn Holy Trinity to a 7-1 loss.
He doubled RHP’s lead in the first-half after Mason Love scored direct from a corner.
Daniel Vickers pulled one back to keep Holy Trinity in touch, but they created few chances throughout the match.
RHP found their scoring range after half-time with Self adding two more while Lewis Chambers and Callum Barnes also finished.
A good passing move and a cross from Ryan Broxholme allowed Adam Boddy to head in late on to complete the scoring.
They will be expecting a tougher match this weekend when they travel to Mansfield Sunday League side Ladybrook Local in the Notts Sunday Senior Cup semi-final.
A dominant display by Wheatsheaf United saw them cruise to an 8-2 success over struggling Rutland Arms Rovers.
United scored four goals in either half, with Oliver Clarke completing a hat-trick, which included one mazy solo run before rounding the keeper.
Gary Boyd scored from the spot, while Chris Bowles, Robert Haigh and Callum Law also found the net.
Substitute Max Danby scored the pick of the goals with a first-time volley.
Leighton Nicholson scored two consolations for Rutland in the second-half.
Newark Flowserve were another team who boosted their goal difference with a 7-1 win over East Bridgford Rangers.
The match was level at 1-1 going into the break, with Tyler Martin’s goal cancelling out Bassey Okon’s opener for Rangers.
The floodgates opened after half-time as Martin added a second while Daryl Price scored four in the space of 27 minutes.
Robert Wesley sealed the victory with a 90th-minute goal.