STEETON were convincing winners of their first-round West Riding County FA Challenge Cup home derby against Keighley rivals Cross Hills.

Two goals each from Ben Clarkson and Andy Briggs were complemented by Jose Flaherty, Andy Holden and Callum Wear, whilst Sam Burke scored a second-half consolation for the visitors in their 7-1 defeat.

The Chevrons now face a trip to Knaresborough Town Reserves.

Lower Hopton put aside their league form, where they have picked up only four points, to beat Halifax League side Copley United 3-1, with goals from Adam Brown, Liam Royal and Adam Stephenson, while Golcar United had a 3-0 win over Gildersome Spurs, with Dean Sadiq, Jordan Tindle and Michael Tunnacliffe netting.

Only three West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division sides  won through to the next phase following defeats for Wibsey (3-0 at Whitkirk Wanderers), Littletown (4-1 at Stanley United) and Britannia Sports (8-1 by York League side Church Fenton). 

Route One Rovers will have to wait until next Saturday to play Shelf United after their game was postponed, while the West Riding County FA will decide the outcome of the Oxenhope Recreation v Lepton Highlanders game that was abandoned after 65 minutes with Oxenhope leading 3-1.

Salts and Golcar United’s reserve sides both eased into the second round of the West Riding County FA Challenge Trophy.

Nathan Hartley (5),  Andy Sadowskyj (2), Rob Barraclough (2), Callum Clarkson and an own goal were on target as Salts outclassed Leeds City Old Bpys' fourth team 11-0, with Golcar United triumphing 4-0 at Rothwell Juniors.

Salts' first team took full advantage of three of their rivals playing in the County Challenge Cup to open a nine-point advantage at the top of the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division with a 6-1 victory at Wakefield City.

Following an even goalless first half, Salts slipped behind to a Nash Connolly goal before Sam Waterhouse and Jamie Birchall, with two goals each, assisted by one apiece from Jonny Cunnington and Brandon Hammond, extended Salts' unbeaten run to ten league games. 

Campion stay fourth after a 5-1 home victory against DRAM Community, with Matthias Britton (2), Jahro Parchment, Chris Helliwell and Ross Kelly netting for the home side, and Tebo M’Pala grabbing DRAM's consolation.

Ovenden West Riding continue to set the pace in Division One, and extended their unbeaten start to eight games with a 3-1 home win over Steeton Reserves.

John Booth, Damian Randall and an own goal were on target for the Halifax side, with another own goal replying for the visitors.

Despite two goals by Lewis Heeley, Hunsworth failed to follow up their first league win the previous weekend as they slipped to another home defeat, with Overthorpe Sports Club winning 6-2.

TVR United picked up their second win of the season with a 6-1 home success over West Horton, but Bradford FC slipped up 3-1 at home to Unita FC, despite Wayne Sparkes giving them an early advantage.