HELSTON Athletic set a new South West Peninsula League record of 18 consecutive wins after earning a 3-0 victory at home to local rivals Falmouth Town.

Olly Brokenshire gave the Blues a slender half-time lead before Phil Cattran and Neil Slateford secured the landmark win over a lacklustre Town, who had former Helston midfielder Ryan Chinn sent off late on.

Helston’s victory exacted revenge over their rivals, who dumped them out of both the FA Vase and the Cornwall Senior Cup earlier this season.

Wendron United enjoyed a derby-day victory of their own, winning 2-1 at home to Porthleven to move level on points with ninth-placed St Blazey.

Wendron were forced into a late change of goalkeeper after second-team 'keeper Joe Richards was injured in the warm-up, and with first-team 'keeper Dan Stedman unavailable, it was left to defender Adam Peters to don the gloves.

Porthleven had the better of the first half but it was Wendron who enjoyed a two-goal lead at the break, thanks to goals from TJ Walter and Rory Jarvis.

Wendron missed the chance to seal the points from the spot late on when Scott Palmer's penalty was saved by Port goalkeeper Martyn Webster, but the Dron held on for all three points despite Dan Richardson's excellent consolation free-kick ending Peters' clean sheet.

St Austell had to work hard for the three points at lowly St Dennis, winning 3-1 at Boscawen Park. Will Tinsley, Dan Perryman and Jack Hooper netted for the Lillywhites before Justin Searle bagged a consolation for the hosts.

Bodmin Town had manager Darren Gilbert to thank as his side fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at home to Liskeard Athletic.

Tom Cleveland scored twice to put the Blues two goals up inside eight minutes before 48-year-old Gilbert came off the bench to replace the injured Lance Bailey.

Gilbert's son Max halved the deficit before half-time with a free-kick before Gilbert Snr teed up Dan Jennings to level the score, with the same man bagging the winner in the 90th minute.

Ryan Richards scored a hat-trick as Saltash United eased to a 5-0 win at home to Callington Town.

Sam Farrant and Dan Hart completed the scoring for the Ashes, who remain 11 points behind Helston with three games in hand.

Camelford enjoyed an eight-goal thrashing away at struggling Godolphin Atlantic. Andy Boxall scored a hat-trick for the Camels, with Ed Harrison scoring two and Matt Andrew, Kian Burns and Joe Reeve notching one goal each.

Two goals from Hayden Turner completed a 2-0 win for Mousehole at home to St Blazey, while Alex Cole scored twice as Newquay won 3-0 at home to Penzance, with Ross Fallens scoring the third.

Sam Gerken and Jay Hill scored two goals apiece as Wadebridge Town won 4-1 at home to bottom side Sticker. Joel Cockings scored a consolation for the visitors.

Penryn Athletic maintained their seven-point lead over St Ives Town at the top of the St Piran League West with a 4-0 win at home to Wendron United reserves.

Goals from Reggie May, Lewis Pellow, Russell May and Ryan Reeve secured Penryn's 13th win from 16 games this season.

The win keep Penryn in pole position for the title and promotion to the South West Peninsula League, with Athletic's application to join the SWPL being confirmed earlier in the week.

St Ives stay in touch with the leaders after strolling to a 7-0 win at Redruth United.

Falmouth Town reserves' title hopes appear to be over after a 2-1 defeat at home to Perranporth, which leaves them 12 points behind Penryn.

Gavin Boon and Daniel Cooper scored for Perranporth, who are 13 points behind Penryn but with three games in hand.

David Mitchell scored the only goal of the game as Illogan RBL won 1-0 at in-form Mullion.

Elsewhere, St Agnes enjoyed a 2-0 win over bottom side Perranwell.

Porthleven reserves and Pendeen Rovers cannot be separated at the top of the Combination League after both sides secured their 12th victories of the season.

Kayne Trevaskis, Ben Stidwell and Matt Dawson scored as the Fishermen won 3-1 at home to Penryn Athletic reserves, with Charlie Edney replying for Penryn.

Pendeen won 4-0 at Perranporth reserves, with top-scorer Alex Ralph netting his 24th and 25th goals of the season. Danny Earl and Luke Jenkin also netted.

Hayle reserves stay third in the table despite losing 2-1 at St Day reserves. Kiall Maugham and Sam Bradley scored for the Saints, while Chris Goodall replied for Hayle.

St Day stay in fifth with that result after Ruan Minor held on to fourth spot with a 1-0 win at Marazion. Jowan Shainberg scored for Ruan.

Dan Quirke and Joe Paterson scored as RNAS Culdrose earned a 2-1 win at home to bottom side St Agnes reserves.

Chris Neal earned Rosudgeon a point in their 1-1 draw at home to Lizard Argyle. Dagan Vaughan-Spruce scored his 12th of the season for Argyle.