BEACON kept the pressure on the Thames Valley Church League title-chasing pack with a 7-1 thrashing of YMCA United.

Dan Bolt and Andrew Stroud netted hat-tricks, while David Morgan got the other goal for Beacon.

Liam Harris netted a consolation for the home side.

YMCA Newbury currently suit top of the table as they edged passed Greyfriars 1-0 thanks to Patrick Nelligan's goal at East Park Farm.

Wycliffe Wanderers picked up their first win of the season as they beat West Reading 4-2.

Goals from Rahil Yakoob, Shaquille Robertham and a brace from Bevan Van Wyk were enough for the home side, with Charles Moreton and Tom Green getting on the scoresheet for West Reading.

Wycliffe United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Reading Saints, who seem to be improving each week.

After a goalless first-half, both teams found a way through with Dan Hare scoring for Saints, while Kwame Missah was on target for Wycliffe.

WOODLEY United were beaten 2-0 at home by Oxford City in their South Region Premier Division clash on Sunday.

The visitors took the lead on the stroke of half-time, with the unfortunate Ruth Pearson putting the ball into her own net 10 minutes into the second period.

In Division Two of the Thames Valley Counties League, Barton Rovers Royals kept up the pressure on the top three teams with a battling 1-0 triumph against Caversham AFC Swans.

Goalless at the break, Royals turned up the pace and were rewarded when in-form striker India Cox latched onto a ball and slotted it past the Caversham keeper for the only goal of the game.

Newbury Development drew 0-0 with Kingsclere.