WITH a lack of referees reaching crisis proportions in the Whirlwind Sports Trelawny League it was a major surprise that so many games managed to get played with unofficial referees.

That said, there’s no let-up in the pace being set at the top of the premier division with Holmans SC hammering Goonhavern Athletic 6-2 and Stithians, who remain firmly on their heels, recording a seventh successive victory after pulling off a 4-0 win away to Troon.

Their goals came from a Treve Bale hat-trick and Michal Moskal.

In a match that was played with unofficial referee Alex French, Threemilestone led Mawnan 3-1 before managing to grab a share of the spoils with an 85th minute equaliser by Joe Moyle in a 4-4 draw. Earlier Joel Snape (2) and Joe Carlyon scored for the ’Stones with Mawnan replying through a Dom Pullen hat-trick and a screamer from Alex Ottoway.

Camborne SoM opened their campaign with a 7-0 trouncing of St Keverne after scoring through Alex Wissam (3), Edwin Gustard, Emmanuel Ngandu, Tom Shackleton and Marcus Olof.

There was no shortage of goals in the championship with leaders New Inn Titans demolishing Constantine 8-3 and Four Lanes losing their unbeaten record when Frogpool/Cusgarne pulled off a fine 4-3.

Falmouth Town’s Tony Pentecost refereed the local derby between Falmouth Town III and Mawnan Reserves, who pulled off a 4-2 away win with goals from Christian Blundell, Luke Morrell, Jacob Penhaligon and a Ross Stevens penalty. Danny Reeves and an own goal scored for Town

Mullion Reserves showed some better form as they edged to a 5-3 win at Ludgvan Reserves.

Falmouth DC, who went down 6-3 in their division one clash at St Agnes III, scored through Marc Adams and Matthew Solomons and Rosudgeon cemented their place in the title-chasing pack with an 8-0 win at Wendron United IV.

In division two goals from Freddie Christophers and Jordan Hurrell helped Falmouth United gain a 3-3 draw at Lizard Argyle Reserves.

After losing 2-0 to Stithians Reserves last week, Probus Reserves gained ample revenge with a 6-2 win at the showground. Nathan Richards and John Almond scored for Stithians.

New Inn Titans Reserves and Constantine Reserves shared the spoils after drawing 2-2.