Friday night football: Lex stun holders in FAW Trophy, Prestatyn move five points clear, Nomads whip Aber

Jay Wilkes (stripes) was a hat-trick hero for Holywell Reserves. Pic: Lee Douglas

JD Cymru Premier

Connah’s Quay Nomads made it three wins in six days as they whipped Aberystwyth Town 4-1 at Deeside Stadium.

Andy Morrison’s side followed up their Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup victory over Cove Rangers last Saturday and Tuesday’s 1-0 league success against Cefn Druids with an impressive beating of Aber.

Callum Morris (pen) and Ryan Wignall struck in the first half, Michael Bakare netted soon after the restart and Declan Poole added the fourth before Joe Phillips notched a late reply.

JD Cymru North

Leaders Prestatyn Town came from behind to see off Buckley Town 2-1 at the Motion Finance Stadium.

Aaron Williams gave the visitors an early lead before Jordan Davies drilled in the equaliser in the 26th minute.

Danny Davies provided the winner in the 62nd minute.

Francesco Serafino scored the only goal in the 13th minute as Bangor City came away from Llangefni Town 1-0 victors.

Guilsfield and Corwen shared a thrilling 3-3 draw.

Corwen led 3-1 early in the second half through Ryan Billington and Dale Davies (2), Adam Jenkins replying and going on to add another pair to complete his hat-trick.

And Guils could have won it had visiting keeper Dylan Jones not saved an Adam Davies penalty.

Both teams had a player red carded in the latter stages.

FAW Amateur Trophy round two

Holders Cefn Albion are out of the Trophy.

Tonight saw the Welsh National League Premier Division side beaten 2-1 at The Rock by Division One underdogs Lex.

A goal from Jordan Jones was not enough to keep Albion in the competition.

Zack Davies and Alun Parry were Lex’s goal-getting heroes on a special night for the club.

Lock Stock Fireworks Challenge Cup round one

Josh Griffiths (3), Andy Thomas (2) and Owen Heath guided Denbigh Town Reserves to a comfortable 6-0 triumph over a young Prestatyn Town Reserves outfit.

Richard Lloyd Jones and Arwyn Jones put Porthmadog Reserves 2-0 up against Llanberis Reserves, but the Darans came back to win 3-2 in extra time.

Richard Jones and Gethin Trefor Jones pulled ‘Beris level to force extra time. A penalty three minutes from the end by Gethin Trefor Jones sealed the tie.

Guy Walmsley Welsh National League

Celebration time for Holywell Reserves. Pic: Lee Douglas

Jay Wilkes nabbed a hat-trick as Holywell Town walloped Hawarden Rangers 5-0 in the Reserves Division.

Jake Cooke and Nathan Williams added singles for Eddie Barry’s side at Halkyn Road.

In the Reserves and Colts Division, Bala Town outscored Ruthin Town 3-1.

Tom Lloyd (2) and Joe Ephraim were on target for the Lakesiders.

Lucas Oil Anglesey League

Mountain Rangers striker Ian Pleming (stripes) holds off a challenge against Cemaes Bay. Pic: Edryd Jones

The clash of the top two between Cemaes Bay and Mountain Rangers ended 2-2.

Steven Whittaker and Kieran Downey (pen) were the Cemaes scorers, Terry Watkinson and Sam Williams for leaders Rangers, who remain unbeaten.

Scott Hughes was a five-goal star as Arriva Bangor caned Cefni 8-3.

Darren Edmonds, Rhys Thomas and Dion Williams added singles for the hosts, Andrew Jones (2) and Dave Jones hitting back for the travelling side.

Results – Friday, September 13

JD Cymru Premier
Connah’s Quay Nomads 4 Aberystwyth Town 1

JD Cymru North
Guilsfield 3 Corwen 3, Llangefni Town 0 Bangor City 1, Prestatyn Town 2 Buckley Town 1.

FAW Amateur Trophy round two
Cefn Albion 1 Lex XI 2.

Lock Stock Fireworks Challenge Cup round one
Denbigh Town 6 Prestatyn Town 0, Porthmadog 2 Llanberis 3 (aet).

Guy Walmsley Welsh National League
Reserves Division: Holywell Town 5 Hawarden Rangers 0.
Reserves and Colts Division: Bala Town 3 Ruthin Town 1.

Lucas Oil Anglesey League
Arriva Bangor 8 Cefni 3, Cemaes Bay 2 Mountain Rangers 2.

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