DEFFORD and Besford United warmed up for their county cup semi-final by moving off the bottom of the Evesham Sunday League Division Two with a fine win over promotion-seeking Broadway.

Pete Croy scored twice with Lawson adding a third for the winners, while Matt Sheridan scored two for Broadway.

Leaders Peopleton stretched their advantage with goals from Brant and Attwood defeating Bredon.

Beddoes, Witts and Jones were on target as Division Three leaders Bretforton Old Boys defeated Norgren, while second-placed Tewkesbury Town earned a fine win at Hampton WMC, thanks to a Heath double.

A Hatchett treble saw Crowle win comfortably at Wickhamford, but Dave Hunting took the goalscoring honours, hitting six as Ashton struck nine without reply at Pebworth.

Broadway Reserves looked set for their first league win of the season when they led Moreton with goals from Thompson and Hicks, but Town hit back through Allen, Nea-le and Barnes to take the points.

Doubles from Tolley and Shepherd helped Division Four leaders Pinvin to victory over Lenches, while Bell United edged out Eckington with Roberts scoring twice.

Stevens did the same for Eckington, while Smith, Swain and Tennant were on target as Royal Oak defeated Bengewoth Sports.

Ambassador dropped valuable points in the Division One title race after being held at home by Evesham WMC. Danny James scored twice for the home team, but Haughty, Attridge and Powell earned the Workies a point.

Two goals from Matt Winter kept Moreton Wanderers on top and all but ended the Bears' title hopes. Upton Snodsbury also saw their title hopes disappear as they lost to second-placed Red Horse who scored through Stride and Twine.

Willerseys' defeat at home to Offenham Rovers condemns them to relegation and goals from Helbert, Gill and Smith saw Mickleton Rangers defeat Inkberrow.