TIVIDALE continued their tremendous run of form by making it 17 wins from 19 starts as they maintained a massive 13 point lead at the top with a 5-0 win over fifth placed Wednesfield who finished the game with nine men.

It was Wednesfield who had the better of early exchanges but they were rocked when Bradley Welding fired Tivvy in front with a 25 yard thunderbolt.

Tivvy took charge from that point and increased the lead to 3-0 by half time thanks to a couple of Dan Smith goals.

Wednesfield fortunes continued to decline when Ben Perks put through his own goal before they had Karl Montague sent off.

The West Midlands League leading marksman Demetri Brown then took his tally for the season to 18 with a fifth goal before Wednesfield then had Perks dismissed with eight minutes remaining.

Black Country Rangers remain second after eclipsing Smethwick Rangers 3-1 courtesy of a Liam Hughes hat-trick.

But Black Country had to thank goalkeeper Richard Kennedy for keeping Smethwick at bay, especially when the Gornal based side were reduced to 10 men after having Daniel Forrest sent off.

Shrewsbury side Haughmond stay right behind Black Country but made hard work of beating bottom side Pershore Town 2-1.

Steve Hole, with his 15th strike of the season and Scott Ryan eventually spared Haughmond’s blushes.

Scott Sandland and Keiron Miller both converted twice as Wolves Casuals clinched a 5-2 success ove Dudley Town to stay fourth while Bewdley Town blitzed third from bottom Wem Town by the same margin.

Simon Rudd had opened Bewdley’s account but Wem levelled when Jordan Batchelor converted Jim Astley’s cross.

Bewdley went back in front after Russ Godfrey headed an Ollie Mulders corner against the post and Sam Parmenter was on hand to convert from the rebound.

But again Wem levelled through Astley before Mulders restored Bewdley’s lead from the penalty spot.

Rudd headed home a fourth Bewdley goal and then completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot after Luke Sidaway had been brought down.

Malvern Town had to come from behind to beat Shawbury United 2-1.

Joe Delacoe put Shawbury ahead before Malvern hit back through Harry Clark and Matt Turner to keep their side in touch with the top six.

Dudley Sports snatched a welcome 1-0 win over AFC Bridgnorth thanks to an early Richard Hanson header.

Cradley Town claimed a 3-1 success over 10 men Shfinal Town in what proved a cracking contest.

Cameron Milne crashed home the opening goal which he struck so hard that he broke the net.

Nigel Penney then plundered a second Cradley goal before he was brought down by Shifnal shotstopper Charlie Baker who was duly sent off and replaced by Krisztian Bak.

It was Bak who kept Shifnal in the game with a string of fine saves before Ben Novis cut the deficit.

He should have levelled when awarded a penalty but Cradley ‘keeper Ben Manley saved his spot-kick.

Cradley finally sealed the points when substitute Jason Hewitt lobbed Bak for a sublime third goal.

Pegasus Juniors ventured into Friday night football when they entertained local rivals Hereford Lads Club.

But the switch failed to improve Pegasus’ prospects who stay second from bottom as the game proved to the Lads liking as they obtained a 6-0 win.

Tom Harding hit home twice while Jamie Cuthbertson, Kiea Cowley-Hair, Adam Hockey and Alex Lancett also converted.