SPORTING Club Shepley have been caught by Woodfield Park at the top of Division I.
The Lockwood side beat the previous leaders 3-0.
Shepley have now lost two consecutive games, after being unbeaten since the start of the season.
Shepley were well below par and had only one shot on goal – that being a penalty, which was saved by the Park keeper.
In an amazing game at Almondbury Rec, in-form Helion pipped Waterloo BC 7-6, with Michael Hall scoring all Helion’s goals.
Whyte (3), Fil, Campbell and Pike scored for Waterloo.
Helion, in fact, came from behind to snatch the three points.
The home side played some great football and created lots of chances, but it was Helion’s goal machine Hall who eventually made the difference.
Creative influences for Helion were Adam Stephenson and Chris Scott, who battled well in the midfield.
Third-place Varsity are now four points behind the leaders after beating Pak Rangers 2-1.
Aamer Hussain scored Rangers’ goal.
In Division II, lowly Walpole gained revenge for their previous 2-1 defeat at the hands of leaders Barr Street with a 4-2 victory.
Austin Bedeau (2), John McKenzie and JD Matheson notched for Walpole with Wilkinson and Greaves on target for Barr Street.
Walpole had only 11 men turn up, but they played some excellent passing football at times.
Captain Paul Henry said: “We have been working very hard to improve our form and consistency. I believe we will be a force to be reckoned with come next season.”
Huddersfield Irish had a creditable 2-2 draw with unbeaten Barge Albion.
Hall and O’Donnell netted for Irish and Woffenden and Salm for Barge.
Second-placed Field Head were surprisingly beaten 5-3 by Meltham Victoria Park.
Spur (3), Matthews and Tindal notched for Meltham, with Gilman, Wright and an own goal accounting for Head’s tally in a match which was splendidly refereed by Ian Parker.
In the inter-divisional fixtures, Division I Britannia Sports easily beat Second Division Woolpack 9-2.
Jordan (4), Bottomley (2), Pearson, Simpson and Torczynowycz recorded for Britannia.
Wellington are still the only pointless side.
The basement Division II team lost 4-3 to Division I Foresters, but they battled well and pulled back from 3-0 down to 3-3 before failing to hold out.
Dave Brennan with two, the first a 35-yard screamer, Tom Hampshire and Dean Siddiq grabbed Foresters’ goals, with Cumiskey, Harley and Rehman for Wellington.