Stevens seals points as Manadon keep top spot
LEADERS Manadon edged past Chaddlewood Miners OB 3-2 in a pulsating game which had eight yellow cards and one red.
Manadon took the lead after just 12 seconds in a frantic opening through Wayne Barlow, but it was a short-lived advantage as Chaddlewood's Will Bailey cancelled out their opener five minutes later.
In the second half, Chaddlewood were caught on the counter attack with Ben Sweet finishing the move to make it 2-1 to Manadon.
Robbie Stevens made it 3-1 before they had a player sent off – Chaddlewood replying when Jack Lethbridge found the back of the Manadon net.
Efford United Bluebird drew 1-1 at home to Plympton RBL.
Both sides drew a blank in the first half of an end-to-end match, but Bluebird opened the scoring when substitute Matt White finished off a fine, team goal.
Plympton replied 15 minutes from time to get a share of the spoils through Chris Richardson.
Vospers Oak Villa scored twice in the last five minutes to earn a point against Mount Gould.
Mount Gould went in at half-time 1-0 up after a goal from Mark Conday, and he doubled the lead shortly after the restart.
Villa pulled one back through Dean Wheeler, but Wayne Gamble restored Mount's two-goal cushion.
James Jackson scored two late goals to earn his team a well-deserved point.
Millbrook registered their first points of the season with a narrow win over Lee Moor A.
Millbrook opened up a two-goal lead before Lewis Hayward replied for the home side as the game finished 2-1.
Craig Smith scored the only goal of the game as Roborough ground out a 1-0 victory over Chard Utd.
Marjon secured a 2-0 varsity victory over University A with two goals from Danny Allen.
HIDEAWAY CAFÉ defeated Hooe Rovers 4-1 despite having two players sent off.
Strikes from Lee Ward, Mike Honeywill and Chris Bruthey put the away side ahead.
Ward and Bruthey were then shown red for separate incidents in the second half, and Matt Harris pulled one back for Rovers.
Hideaway added a fourth through Jake Richards.
Windmill secured a fine 5-0 triumph over University B, with Ryan Fice (2), Michael Danny (2) and an own goal the scorers.
Steam Packet secured a deserved 2-1 victory over Horrabridge Rangers SA.
Matt Mazoni and Miles Jeavons scored for Steam Packet, with Nelson Musana on the mark for Horrabridge.
Morley Rangers A won 2-1 against Windsor Car Sales, with Ben Norris on the mark for Rangers.
Wembury Rovers secured a tense 3-2 win over Roborough Reserves.
Steve Buckle (2) and Matt Sim scored for in-form and unbeaten Rovers, while Jamie Willmot and Paul Dann replied for Roborough.
THERE was late drama in the game between Shakespeare Reserves and Morley Rangers B as the former side ran out 3-2 winners.
The hosts were 2-1 ahead through Sid Brookes and Nathan Luscombe, with Simon Sutherland netting for Rangers to level the scores in-between.
Sutherland scored a penalty to once again level matters with just four minutes remaining.
Moments later, Ashley Ward scored a worthy winner with a 40-yard drive.
The game between Plymouth Hope and Lee Moor B was abandoned after 65 minutes after both sets of players were involved in melée on the pitch.
The referee decided to call the game off due to the incident.
Bere Alston Reserves started well but ran out of steam as they were comfortably beaten 10-3 by Plymouth Falcons.
Goals from Danny Wright (4), Harrison Jones (3), Simon Ward, Jordan Potter and Darrell Potter completed the rout for Falcons.
Chaddlewood Minors OB A were beaten 1-0 at Staddiscombe Colts.
A quick free-kick was intercepted by Colts and Gary Stevens finished off a counter attack to secure a deserved win.
SPORTING PLYMOUTH maintained their winning start to the season as they came from a goal behind to beat Princetown 6-1.
Princetown started well and were 1-0 up through Ryan Snile in the first five minutes.
However, Sporting went in at half time 3-1 ahead with goals from James Rhead, Aaron Pope and Darrell Martin.
They continued their fine form after the break, another goal from Martin and a brace from second half substitute Dimitri Solomon cementing the win.
Ross Ellis scored a late equaliser for Harvey's Garage Services as they drew 3-3 with Novahomes.
Harvey's were leading at the break, after Matt Pengelly and Jamie Eddy had replied to a Dan Rowe opening goal.
Novahomes turned the game around in the second half as Rowe completed a fine, hat-trick before Ellis bagged the equaliser for Harvey's.
There was another late winner in the game between Woodford and Plymouth Rangers.
Goals from Ahmed Isik (2) and Aram Ebudekir saw Rangers level with Woodford at half-time.
Rangers conceded in injury time to come away empty handed.
Tavistock Community B let slip a two-goal lead as they were beaten 4-2 by Plymstock United.
A Scott Dent finish and an own goal saw Tavistock race into the lead.
First half substitute Aaron Sturrock struck a hat-trick in just 15 minutes to put Plymstock ahead at the break.
Josh Thompson added a fourth in the second half for the home side.
Plymouth Spurs comfortably beat Yelverton Villa 5-2.
John Craven, Paul Collins, Andy Wall (2) and Tom Ward scored for Spurs, with Ben Pruden (2) scoring for Villa.
ACTIVE ALARMS GEORGE GILLIN TROPHY ROUND ONE
TAVISTOCK COMMUNITY A were in the goals they thrashed Yelverton 12-0.
Goals from Graham Galway (2), Dan Behennah (4), Marcus Scragg (2), Ben Stephens, Andrew Bacon, Dean Smith and an own goal did the damage.
Division One side Shakespeare are safely through after comfortably beating Division Three side University C 8-1.
James Jones scored three and set up three on his debut.
Zach Edwards also scored a hat-trick, which was added to by Joe Couling and Jordan Horgan
DEVON INTERMEDIATE CUP FIRST ROUND
STAR GARAGE cruised into the next round with a 5-1 win over Tavistock Hire Centre.
Star Garage were 2-0 up after 10 minutes with a brace from Shane Hardis, before a Will Pike penalty made the score 2-1 at half time.
Star Garage added three more in the second half for a comfortable win with goals from Sean Davey (pen) and Carl May.