Buckland hit five against Parkway
Buckland Athletic began their final three Carlsberg South West Peninsula League games with a 5-3 victory over Plymouth Parkway that was more comfortable than the scoreline suggests.
The Bucks, who will play in the Toolstation Western League next season, were thankful to the back-room boys at Homers Heath who worked tirelessly to shift an estimated 1,600 litres of rain water from the pitch to allow the game to go ahead.
Chris Wright set up Danny Lewis to give the home side a 26th-minute lead before Gavin Hammon's cool finish made it 2-0 at the break. Former Parkway striker Wright added a third before Parkway hit back with goals from Paul Heveran and Lee Doel to narrow the deficit to one goal.
It was slightly against the run of play that Dean Stevens' fiercely hit free-kick was partially blocked for Liam Moseley to make it 4-2 before Hammon notched his second.
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To their credit, Parkway did not give up and gave the scoreline a more respectable appearance when John Wyatt popped up at the far post to complete the scoring in the final minute.
Once again, champions Bodmin Town showed their class as they returned home from Edge Down Park after comfortably winning 4-0 against a Witheridge side who had beaten Buckland 4-2 the previous weekend.
Darren Gilbert's side took just three minutes to open their account when Danny O'Hagan shrugged off his marker to head home Olly Brokenshire's free-kick. Tom Chambers stabbed the ball into the net for Bodmin's second, on the half-hour.
Bodmin sealed victory with two goals early in the second half, O'Hagan setting up Adam Carter before notching his second of game with a drive from 18 yards.
Ivybridge Town ended a run of five consecutive defeats when hat-tricks from Joe Truelove and Steve Sutton plus efforts from Gary Simmons, Sam Chitty and Max Scragg saw them beat Penzance 9-2 at Erme Valley, where Harry Corin and Tom Putterill replied for the Magpies.
A hat-trick by midfielder Michael Landricombe, after Sam Stevens' opener, saw Elburton Villa win 4-1 at Dartmouth, who replied through Jordan Hopkins.
Carl Powell-Thomas gave Torpoint Athletic a 17th-minute lead at home to Camelford, who hit back with late goals from Ryan Pooley and Mark Gusterson to win 2-1. Liskeard Athletic beat Cullompton Rangers 3-2 at Lux Park, while St Austell won 3-2 at Saltash United.