Swallowest take higher league scalp in FA Vase

FA Vase first qualifying round Round-Up 

Swallownest striker Jack Appleyard

Alex Nightingale’s Swallownest celebrated a higher league scalp as they beat Bottesford Town 3-1 at home to book a tie at Lower Breck.

Swallownest raced into an early 2-0 lead through Jack Henry and Jason Short.

Bottesford pulled one back but Jack Appleyard sealed the win late-on.

Jamal Stewart and Danny Facey earned Albion Sports a 2-1 derby day victory at Silsden, whose goal-scorer was Mohammed Qasim.

Shane Kelsey oversaw Hemsworth Miners Welfare’s 5-2 loss at rampant Selby Town.

Despite having to play key left-back Steven Jeff, a local lad to Selby, in goal, Hemsworth actually stormed to a 2-0 lead after half-an-hour thanks Seon Ripley and Kane Swinburn.

However, it took fell apart and Kain Rogerson, Luke Sellers, Flynn McNaughton (2) and Harry Clapham propelled Selby into the next round.

Joe Colley rescued Garforth Town

Late substitute Joe Colley rescued Garforth Town from defeat at Squires Gate with the last minute equaliser in the 1-1 stalemate and the Miners rewarded him with a 4-3 shootout win.

Reece Sheldon forced a penalty shootout for Glasshoughton Welfare at Maltby Main in the 1-1 draw but the Castleford-based side lost 5-4 on spot kicks.

Maltby captain Joe Austin got his side’s first half goal.

Mark Ferguson scored for Campion

Brave Campion fought back from 3-1 down with seven minutes to go draw 3-3 at Newton Aycliffe.

Leon Hurles-Brook, Aidan Kirby and Mark Ferguson had scored the goals but Campion lost 3-2 in the shootout.

Steeton midfielder Luke Baldwin

Steeton were also beaten on penalties following the sensational 5-5 draw at West Allotment Celtic.

Steeton were 4-2 down in the 80th minute when Luke Baldwin and Kayle Price, who also scored earlier, got it back to 4-4 by the last minute.

However, Celtic scored again before Tyler Marsh popped up with the 93rd minute equaliser.

Alistair Morgan was Steeton’s other goal-scorer.

Jonny Irving and Sumaili Cissa hit the jackpot for Eccleshill United in the 2-0 success at Crook Town.

New Penistone Church manager Brett Lovell

Brett Lovell’s first game in charge of Penistone Church ended in a 1-0 defeat at Bacup Borough.

Hallam lost 2-1 in the tough clash at Burscough – Chris Wood scored Hallam’s goal.

Charlie Clegg was Athersley Rec’s goal-scorer in the 5-1 defeat to Chadderton.

Armthorpe Welfare were beaten 6-5 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at New Mills – Matty Hughes scored in normal time.

Louis Penny-Larter and Anees Younis’ goals were in vain as Nostell Miners Welfare lost 3-2 at West Didsbury & Chorlton.

Penrith won 2-1 at Ilkley Town who had taken the lead through Kevin Gonzalez Mele.

On Friday night, Handsworth were defeated 2-1 by Golcar United at Olivers Mount.

Ben Burnett got both goals for Golcar while Sam Smith netted for Handsworth.

Parkgate won 4-1 at FC Humber United with Alex Rippon (2), Tom Almond and Brandon Bagley doing the damage.

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