Teignmouth won the opening game of the McDonalds League Cup in the Scott Richards Devon Football League, with the majority of clubs beginning their cup campaign this weekend.
The Teigns were in rampant form, dismantling Bovey Tracey Reserves with a 9-2 victory. Hayden Roe and Jo Sibal both scored a brace, with the further goals coming from Sam Chapman, Jack Baxter, Jake Smith, Sean Ayre and Myles James.
In the North & East Division, Exmouth Town Reserves ended the 100% record of Exwick Villa with a combative 0-0 draw and that opened the door for Alphington Town to gain momentum in what is already proving to be a thrilling title race.
The Alphas were outstanding in recording an 8-2 victory over Chudleigh Athletic. James Mudge grabbed the headlines with a fine hat-trick and Cory O’Donoghue was similarly impressive in bagging a double for Newtown, as they defeated Topsham Town 3-0.
Budleigh Salterton produced their finest display of the campaign with a superb 4-0 win at home to St Martins and the University of Exeter continued their excellent run of form by inflicting a 2-0 defeat on a strong Heavitree side.
The final game in N&E ended in a 5-2 win for Braunton at Liverton United, with braces from Tom Marsh and Ben Aiken, plus Lewis Lowe also on target for the visitors.
The relentless march of Kingsteignton Athletic continued in the South & West Division, as they swept past second-placed Watcombe Wanderers with a resounding 6-2 triumph. Ollie Kewell bagged a hat-trick for the Rams, Aaron Paget scored twice and Tyler Joint also notched. Joe and Alex Constantinou scored for the Wanderers.
Paignton Saints also hit six on the weekend and a sensational individual performance from Jamie Micklewright, as he scored five goals in the 6-3 win over Plymstock United. Waldon Athletic were too strong for bottom club Newton Abbot Spurs, recording a 4-1 triumph.
Bere Alston turned on the style at home to Ottery St Mary, winning an entertaining encounter 4-2. Chris Bray scored twice for the hosts and there were also goals from Harry Hardy and Ben Backway.
Roselands won a mid-table tussle 3-1 at Lakeside Athletic, thanks to goals from Curtis Booth, Zach Norton and Tom Reeves. There were also wins on the road for Plympton Athletic and Buckland Athletic Reserves.
James Yates and Dom Lapthorne scored the goals in a 2-1 victory for Plympton at Totnes & Dartington, and it was the same scoreline for the Bucks at Paignton Villa, thanks to goals from Mitch McCann and Kofi Shaw.