Hackney & Leyton League: Lapton go three points clear

Lapton have moved three points clear at the top of the Premier Division after a Daniel Stephenson double helped them to a 3-1 win over Eureka

Lapton have moved three points clear at the top of the Premier Division after a Daniel Stephenson double helped them to a 3-1 win over Eureka.

Maurice Byfield also found the net for the leaders, while Michael Samuel was Eureka's scorer.

Real Romania took advantage of Clapton Rangers' involvement in the LFA Sunday Challenge Cup to move to second after drawing with MSW. Hass Etti was on target for MSW, while Florin Virlan replied for Real.

Red Devils took the lead before a Dylan McEvoy goal for OKJH meant the points were shared, while Bancroft beat Black Meteors 1-0 in a close contest.

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Albion Manor led Three Compasses 4-2 with 10 minutes left, only to let their opponents score two late goals to snatch a point.

Luke Rowland hit a hat-trick for Albion, while Daryl Whelan also found the scoresheet, before a Liam Allen double plus strikes from Chris Greenhow and Razin Allen were Compasses scorers.

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Clapton Rangers are through to the third round of the Sunday Challenge Cup after they beat Flamingoes 5-2 thanks to an Ashley Taylor-Forbes double, plus strikes from Benga, Brian Ockwera and Junior Konado.

In the the first round of the Jack Walpole Cup Irawo Reds defeated Third Division outfit Mustard 7-1 after a hat-trick from Fredrick Ezeuka, a Emmanuel Pappe double and strikes from Thomas Somah and Andre Brown, while Kieran Conway scored Mustard's consolation.

Barry Gahan scored the winner for Hoxton Foxes as they beat Mile End Colts 1-0.

In Division One, a Lee Vega double plus strikes from Scott Hamen and Sean Morgan helped leaders Adam & Eve to a 4-2 win over Old George E2, for whom Jason Cann-Woodie and Scott Pond replied.

FC Metwin destroyed nine-man London Aprilla 8-1 as James Smith scored four, Nathan Scarborough two, while Alan Eames and Junior Herbert scored one each, leaving Metwin with an impressive 28 goals scored in two matches. Dan Twort replied for Aprilla.

In a thrilling contest Mile End beat Vio Romania 5-3 thanks to a Jack Higgs hat-trick, plus strikes from Abraham Mahood and Chris Leon, while Grab Ion hit a treble for Vio.

Steve Prince, Tommy Mayers J Tama and R Knight were FC Polit's goalscorers as they beat Gascoyne 4-2 for whom Michael O'Donoghue scored both.

S Cole scored both goals for Division Two leaders Cosmopolitan as they beat Jay Cubed 2-0.

Tottenham Phoenix beat Delta 4-0 thanks to a Messiah Opinmen hat trick and a Kevin Wagluy strike.

Goals from Danny Walker and Jacques Guie were not enough for Lammas as they went down 3-2 to FC Big Kahuna.

Joshult Sterling, Ricardo Gaffe and Ashley Hill earned Hare & Hounds a 3-2 win over Midfield for whom Daniel Pigott scored both.

Division Three leaders Hackney Borough beat AFC Knights 4-2 with doubles from Shane Joseph and Marlow Marriott-Dixon.

Nine-man Maynell were obliterated 13-0 by AC Islington. John Barfoot and Terry McMillan hit hat tricks, Luke Musgrove hit two, while Daniel Cassidy, Jaeger Docherty, Paul Wiggins, J Wiggins and Lee Ramsey scored one each.

Second-placed Wenlock beat Walthamstow Village 4-2 with a double from Karl O'Flaherty and strikes from Ashleigh Smithson and Lee Southcott. Has Oke and Boaten replied for Village.

In Division Four, John Branfield, Stephen Bond, Duncan Coombs and Matthew Webb were on target for Shoreditch Fire as they beat Ravenscroft 4-0 to go three points clear at the top.

Regents Park move up to second after an Alejandro Frangoy strike helped them to a 1-0 win over Florist Arms.

Eastway and Royal Oak drew 2-2 with Patrick Cororan and Dominic Lee on target for Eastway, while Jamie Curtis and an own goal rescued a draw for Oak.

Serkan Parker scored twice And Hakan Ozean once as Baris Spor defeated Bow Young Prince 3-1, for whom Will McRain replied.

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