Drove pip Whittlesey in Fen derby while last-gasp strike earns Chatteris Town vital draw
PARSON Drove took the bragging rights after beating Whittlesey United in a fierce Peterborough & District League Fen derby on Saturday.
Whittlesey entered the clash at Manor Field on the back of two wins but their visitors had been in impressive form themselves this season.
Indeed it was Drove who claimed the precious three points as goals from Anthony Hunt and James McManus fired them to a 2-1 victory over their Fen rivals.
The victory takes them up to fifth in the league, while Whittlesey sit four points behind them in seventh.
In a second Fen clash, Whittlesey Blue Star claimed a 1-1 draw with Leverington Sports - despite having two men sent off. Darren Edey netted Star’s crucial goal.
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The Lilies, who sit bottom of the Kershaw Premier League, looked to be facing an ominous task on the road at third-placed Fulbourn.
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But Leigh Matthews’ troops produced one of their best team performances of the season to come home with a valuable point.
Jack Saunders, Stuart Porter and Hollis, who all left for March Town United in the summer, lined up together for their home-town club again - and they played a key part.
Saunders and Ben Matthews got on the scoresheet before Hollis’ last-gasp strike sparked wild celebrations from the Lilies’ travelling contingent.
Meanwhile, sixth-placed Wisbech St Mary were beaten 5-2 by table-toppers Great Shelford.
The Saints travel to Sawston United on Saturday while Chatteris host Lakenheath at West Street.