Hackney & Leyton: Lapton thrash OKJH to extend lead at the top

Premier League leaders Lapton are one point clear at the top with a game in hand over most of their rivals after a Maurice Byfield hat-trick helped his side to a 9-1 thrashing over bottom side OKJH

Premier League leaders Lapton are one point clear at the top with a game in hand over most of their rivals after a Maurice Byfield hat-trick helped his side to a 9-1 thrashing over bottom side OKJH.

Wale scored twice, while Daniel Senghore, Matthew Senghore, Ashley and Tamsin all found the net in what was a dominant performance by the champions. Antony White replied for OKJH.

Black Meteors leap up to second in the table after edging out Three Compasses 2-1.

Goals from Pascal Dela-Asei and Iddi Yahya, while Rheaz Orantez was on the score sheet for Compasses.


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Real Romania moved up to third in the table after a hard-fought 2-1win over a spirited Bancroft outfit.

Florice Virlan and Antonia Mieoi were on target for Real, while Temi replied for Bancroft.

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Clapton Rangers slipped down to fourth after drawing with bottom three side MSW for whom Adrian Sterling scored both goals. Johnny Offei and Sid Egan replied for Rangers.

Irawo Reds stay fifth despite a Victor Igbo goal giving them a 1-0 win over Red Devils.

Second-bottom Eureka picked up a morale-boosting 3-1 win over Albion Manor thanks to a Dean Smith double and a Marc Brown strike, Tony Walker replied for Manor.

FC Metwin are in second in Division One after goals from Alan Eames, Nathan Scarborough, Stefan Daniels and James Smith were enough to beat Gascoyne 4-1, for whom Kurtis Mader replied.

Mile End are up to fourth after a 2-2 draw with second-bottom FC Polit. Javan St Prix and James Morris were on target for the E1 club, while Knight and J Toma scored for Polit.

In what was a thrilling encounter, Lancresse Rangers led Vio Romania 3-1 with half an hour left, before Vio fought back to run out 5-3 winners.

Goals from Dean Richards, Toks Williams and Victor Frank seemed to have won the game for Rangers, but a double from Codia Marius while strikes from Razvan Dogar, Grab Jon and Andrei Luca gave Vio the win.

Old George E2 defeated bottom side FC Highstone 4-0 thanks to doubles from Jason Cann-Woode and Jake Davey.

In a high-scoring contest, Division Two leaders Cosmopolitan defeated FC Big Kahuna 7-4 thanks to an S Cole treble.

R St Claire hit two, while L Patrick and N Mathurin were also on target as doubles from Paul Ulrich and Tom Rafferty were not enough for Kahuna.

Seoncd-placed Storm were dealt a blow to the Championship ambitions after losing 2-1 to Jay Cubed. Simon Fewer and C Watt scored for Cubed, while Volodgmyr Tyranskiy replied for Storm.

Lammas moved up to third in the table after Junior Xatse scored both goals in their 2-1 win over Hare & Hounds, for whom Dwayne Sharon was on target.

Delta hammered Athletico Angels 5-1 with goals from Steven Payne, Stuart Farren, Bradley Mills, Dave Armstrong and Martin Hawkes, while James Brockbank replied for Angels.

FC Lockers beat Midfield 4-2 thanks to a Cass Weaver treble and a Phil Ellerby strike, while Luke Trimm scored both for Midfield.

Bobby Myers scored two and Stephen Prince found the net for Hackney Borough in Division Four as they beat Mustard, who couldn't quite cut it against the league leaders, despite a Kieron Conway strike for the home side.

Wenlock Arms moved up to second place after a 1-1 draw with AC Islington, Mohammed Kalli scored for Wenlock, while Daniel Harrold replied for Islington.

Maynell moved off the bottom after a surprise 9-1 hammering of Walthamstow Village.

Marco hit a hat-trick, while Ervia Hasula and Hanedine Ba hit doubles, as Jason Douglas and Lev Mustafa also scored.

Alpha Grove and AFC Knights drew 2-2 with Andy Thirsk and Chris Howard on target for the Knights.

Mile End Colts and Hoxton Foxes played out a thrilling 3-3 draw, with Ross Patten scoring twice and Joe Clarke once for Colts.

Shoreditch Penguins top Division Four after a Duncan Coombs double and strikes from Matt Webb and A Hill helped them to a 4-2 win over Royal Oak, for whom Mark Chisto Doulou scored twice.

Former leaders Florist Arms were defeated 1-0 by East London, who were victorious through a Tow Openyi strike.

Ravenscroft are up to second place after a 4-2 win over Baris Spor, with Chris Salisbury scoring all of their goals.

Bow Young Prince defated Eastway Olympic 3-2 thanks to a Chris Howard double and a Nick Oakley strike, with James Connor and Peter Christian replying for Eastway.

Regents Park Rovers are up to third after a 10-1 victory over Volker United.

It was a mixed weekend for Hackney & Leyton League clubs in the third Round of the FA Sunday Junior Cup.

Wounded Knee of Division One beat Rolls Park 3-1 thanks to a Andrew Matyo double and a John Bray strike, but London Aprilla lost 3-1 to Japanese Gaia despite a Francois Capmon strike.

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