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LMS have Luke of champions
10:59pm Thursday 7th February 2013 in Sport
Howsen has now scored 20 goals in 12 games and is playing a key role in his side’s bid for a third-successive league title.
Adrian Beard (2), Ian Craven and Paul Wilkin were also on target for the leaders while Luke Krelle and Thomas McAnespie replied for Carleton.
Rolls striker Fran Powell also scored a hat-trick as his side stayed a point behind the champions after 4-1 win over struggling Embsay. Damon Clark added their fourth goal.
Cowling continue to edge their way to safety after holding Grindle- ton to a 1-1 draw.
That result enabled Trawden Celtic, who beat Pendle Athletic 4-2, to move level on points with them.
Striker Ryan Gill netted four times as Division One leaders Wilsden Athletic defeated relegation-threatened Rolls Reserves 5-1. Danny Simpson was their other scorer.
Silsden Whitestar remain in the bottom two after going down 5-1 at home to Chatburn. William Child and Harry Proos each scored twice Settle United picked up a useful point as they drew 1-1 at Oakworth. Danny Bathers netted for Settle and Jamie Greenwood replied.
Embsay Reserves are the new leaders of Division Two. They beat AFC Colne 3-1 to move two points ahead of Pendle Renegades who were held to a 4-4 draw by Barnoldswick Barons.
Matthew Hawkins, Jason Roberts and Daniel Conway were the scorers for Embsay while Jason Wright (2), Thomas Hargreaves and Ian Livesey netted for Renegades. Third-placed Skipton Town recovered from conceding an early goal against Ingrow & Worth Valley to win 5-1.
After Stu McLennan’s strike for Ingrow, Town hit back strongly with goals by Sam Headey (2), Declan King, Chris Baines and Andrew Nicholson.
Goals from John Burnett and Thomas Daniel earned Skipton LMS Reserves a 2-1 away win at Gargrave Reserves.
The only game in Division Three saw Grindleton Reserves see off second-placed Cross Hills Reserves 6-2 thanks to goals by Simon Hodgson, Paul Parkington, Simon Ryan, Tim Williams, Aamir Zulfi and Hurram Zulfi.
Aaran Abbas hit a hat-trick as Division Four leaders FC Sporting Keighley extended their 100 per cent record to 11 games with a 3-1 win over Pendle Renegades Reserves.
Richard Greenhalgh, Jonny Senior and Lee Wallace were the scorers for the Barons.