A SUPERB Chris Elliot hat-trick earned Clyst Valley their first points in Premier Division as they beat Topsham Town 3-1. Clyst will be looking to follow up the victory with another positive result at Heavitree's Wingfield Park this weekend.
St Martins issued a statement to their title rivals after their 12-0 whitewash of Heavitree. The Minster Park team were ruthless with Nathan Melton, Paul Brooks and Lee Parker all scoring hat-tricks. Kevin Pike (2) and Darren Bingham also scored for Saints who travel to Hatherleigh this weekend looking unstoppable.
Newtown also look formidable as they shocked Beer Albion 8-0 at Furzebrake. Dale O'Donaghue scored a hat-trick, while Ben Howard (2), Corey O'Donaghue, Jack Gill and Ash Barker were also on target.
Feniton won a cracking game at Tiverton 2-1, with Danny Lewis getting both goals. Darren Goff replied for the Yellows.
Budleigh Salterton continue to surprise as they beat Hatherleigh Town 2-0. Richard Higham and Callum Shipton were on target.
Thorverton won a close game against Chard Town 2-1, with Adam Langabeer and Liam Streat scoring.
Seaton Town came good to beat Willand Rovers 2-0, Peter Knox getting both goals.
Elmore are flying high in Division One after they won 4-3 at Sidbury United. Both teams started with a 100 per cent record but it was the Eagles' day as Callum Old (2), Kevin Mills and Jordan Copp scored.
Bow AAC beat a much improved Newton Poppleford 4-0, with Louie Kinch (2), Will Hawking and Paul Reed scoring.
However, East Budleigh surprisingly dropped their first points with a 1-1 draw at Tipton St John, which was the hosts' first point. Alphington were 3-1 winners at Wellington Town, with Ryan Moody, Sam Washbourne and Jaydon Mash on target. Adam Hart also had a great debut.
Jack Woodman scored twice as Witheridge won 2-1 at Exmouth Amateurs.
The University opened their season with a 7-0 thumping of Bickleigh.
Dolphin are the proud leaders in Division Two after their second win in four days, the latest being a 2-1 win at Newton St Cyres thanks to goals from Ben Murby and Elliot Wells.
Honiton Town routed Crediton United 10-1 and Dawlish United also chalked up double figures as they put 10 past Topsham Town without reply.
Tim Genders (4), Sam Farmer (3), Matt Brown (2) and Lewis Couch scored Honiton's goals while Ben Smith (3), Lance Clarke (2), Olly Bycroft (2), Jackson Maloney (2) and Lewis Saunders were the Dawlish scorers.
Exwick Villa dropped their first points of the campaign as they drew 2-2 with Halwill.
Westexe won 3-0 against Clyst Valley, with Rhys Parsons, Chris Tolly and Johnny Lacey on target.
Upottery and Division Three leaders Hemyock shared a 2-2 draw and a subsequent barbecue to mark the opening of Upottery's new changing rooms.
Woodbury wrecked Tedburn St Mary's 100 per cent record, winning 4-0 with goals from Dan Fulls (2), Craig Leaman and Karl Smith.
Newtown were 5-1 winners at Sidmouth, with Luke Jones (3), Kyle Costa and Fergil O'Rourke on target.
Ottery St Mary won their first game in style 6-1 against Axminster Town.
Division Four leaders Cheriton Fitzpaine saw their 100 per cent record ended at the University by a 4-3 defeat, but second-placed Axmouth were denied a run out as visiting Winkleigh could not raise a side.
Newtown drew 1-1 at Hatherleigh, with Adam Kane netting their goal.
St Martins are the shock new leaders in Division Five after their 2-1 win at Feniton thanks to two goals from Rob Speakman. John French was Fenny's scorer.
Lapford are up to second after their 4-3 win against Sampford Peverell. Mark Tucker (2), Harry Leach and Dom Stapleton were Lapford's marksmen.
Dawlish and Westexe both remain unbeaten after a gripping 0-0 draw.
Bow AAC won 6-1 at Dunkeswell, with Jamie Jackman (3), Dean Jones, Adam Pidgeon and Will Cork scoring.
Otterton have a six-point cushion as Division Six leaders after their 2-1 derby win at East Budleigh, but it was far from easy.
Starcross Generals won 5-0 at Ottery St Mary to jump ahead of Honiton Town in the table following their 3-2 defeat at Newton St Cyres.
Exwick Village won their first match 5-2 against Amory Green Rovers, whose Darren Heale and Shane Heale were on target.
Silverton won 3-1 at Topsham Town, with Paul Metcalfe (2) and Nat Davey scoring.
Uplowman won 1-0 at Priory, with Keith Combs netting the only goal.
Free-scoring Henry's Cronies shot to the top of Division Seven with a 10-1 battering of Pinhoe. Stewart Tyrer notched four goals, while Martin Tyrer and Jordan Burrows claimed hat-tricks.
Kris Roper netted a treble for Kentisbeare in a 5-0 win at Lympstone. Ben Brown and Carlos Pavia also found the back of the net.
Sixteen-year-old Dylan Wilson scored twice for Newtown in a 3-2 win against Woodbury, Adam Smith also netted.
Paul Penberthy (2) and Tom Stanbury were Chagford's scorers in their 3-2 win against Offwell.
The Railway Club beat the Met Office 2-1, with Josh Jerrett getting the visitors' goal.
Alphington are back on top as Division Eight leaders following a 5-2 win at Bickleigh.