Kirkley and Diss move up

PUBLISHED: 17:32 19 September 2010 | UPDATED: 10:35 14 October 2010

Kirkley & Pakefield's scintillating home form continued with an eight-goal bonanza aginst Histon Reserves, with Ryan Crisp netting four.

The 8-0 win moves K&P to the top of the Ridgeons Premier, above CRC on goal difference.

Kirkley & Pakefield's scintillating home form continued with an eight-goal bonanza aginst Histon Reserves, with Ryan Crisp netting four.

The 8-0 win moves K&P to the top of the Ridgeons Premier, above CRC on goal difference.

McKenna's precise through-ball found Crisp to side-foot home the opener before he added his second by toe-poking past Green.

Crisp got his hat-trick when, after looking to have lost the ball after taking on three players, the ball deflected back into his path and he sublimely curled the ball into the top corner from 20 yards. It was 4-0 as Manning's cross was headed home by Harvey-Cooper at the far post.

Striker Tommy Wright then went close for the visitors, before central defender Joe Jefford burst up the field and side-footed home.

Histon started the second half brightly and held the Royals until the 83rd minute, as McKenna played in Crisp to curl in another cracker.

Then Carter found McKenna to lash home from close range and the victory was wrapped up on 87 minutes with Dawson firing home.

Elsewhere, Dereham visited Ely and returned with a 2-1 win. The Magpies opened the scoring when Adam Smith released Danny Beaumont who cooly rounded the keeper before slotting home.

The Robins drew level when Nick Impey picked up Ollie Thomson's headed clearance just outside the box and beat Shaun Marshall from 20 yards through a sea of players.

After Kyle Downes missed a good opportunity, the Magpies regained the lead when Steve Harley's shot was guided in by Adam Gusterson.

Other results saw Mildenhall beat visitors Brantham 3-2, Leiston took three points off previous leaders CRC with a 3-2 away win and Wroxham drew 1-1 with Wivenhoe, with D Hilton netting for the Yachtsmen.

Meanwhile, in Division One a hat-trick from Norfolk tennis star Dan Wynne saw Diss Town move into second place with a 4-0 win over visitors Downham Town.

The Tangerines (who will host a friendly against a Norwich City XI on Tuesday, 7.30) took the lead from a Stuart Garner penalty. Luke Catchpole headed on for Wynne to run clear and shoot in. Wynne headed in to make it 3-0 before Downham were reduced to ten men following a sending-off. Jordan Rocastle set Wynne up to shoot in his hat-trick goal.

Fakenham Town lost 2-0 at Cambridge University Press while hosts March beat Cornard 2-0.

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