DIVISION two of the Kernow Stone St Piran League is already shaping up to become something of a battle after the top two clubs suffered setbacks, writes Leon Prynn

Leaders Illogan RBL Reserves lost their first game of the season when they went down 2-0 to Redruth United Reserves who have games in hand on the top two.

New Inn Titans suffered a rare hiccup when they were held to a high-scoring 4-4 draw at Newlyn Non-Athletico. Titans’ goals came from Jonny Jones (2), Connor Arthur and Nico Penfold and Athletico scored through a Jack Liddicoat hat-trick and a goal from Sam Long.

Penzance Reserves maintained their good start to the season with a 5-2 win at St Buryan. On target for the Magpies was Kieron Snowden (3), Harvey Pitching and Connor Thomas. James Treleven and Ethan Wyatt scored for Saints.

After a great run of results Stithians tasted a rare defeat when they went down to a 4-2 defeat at home to Frogpool/Cusgarne. Treve Bale and Tom Robert’s scored for Stithians.

Constantine won a tight game 5-3 at Chacewater, but St Day III suffered a heavy 9-1 defeat at the hands of Falmouth United who notched their goals through Hayden Webber (3), Charlie Ingall (2), Archie Beckinsall, Toby Murfin, Reuben Talbot and Reece David Toms.

After a goalless first half Danny Maybin put Mawnan Reserves in front against Perranwell Reserves, but the visitors quickly equalised through Ben Rapsey. Mawnan snatched the points when a Jack Blakeston penalty three minutes from time gave them a 2-1 win.

Probus made it seven wins from seven games in division three after they won a very tight contest 2-1 against Lizard Argyle. After a goalless first half Sam Bullen and Justin Trebilcock scored for the home side and Ashley Copeman replied for Argyle.

Falmouth DC dropped valuable points when they were held to a 3-3 draw by Lanner after United’s Ryan Richardson hit a hat-trick. Max Hicks notched a hat-trick for Lanner.

Holmans SC ran out convincing 5-1 winners at Goonhavern Athletic with Nathan Williams (2), Liam Phillips, Marcus Peters and Matt Knurek helping themselves to the goals. Neil Currah was Goonhavern’s scorer.

St Keverne saw off neighbours RNAS Culdrose Reserves with a 3-1 win thanks to goals from Owen Fairclough (2) and Ben Smitheram. Ryan Laidlaw scored for the servicemen.

Carharrack had a convincing 7-0 win against St Ives Mariners and Storm are certainly enjoying their incredible start to the season with another 3-0 win at Dropship Reserves that sees them move to second place in the table. All three goals came in the first half from Conner Clark.

Mullion III moved back to the top of division four following their 4-1 win away to St Just Reserves. On target for Mullion was Cavan Hill (2), Nathan Stuart Davison and Tom Lake.

Lizard Argyle won their first match of the season with a 3-1 victory against Troon Reserves and Perranporth ran out 10-0 winners against Helston Raiders with goals from Dan Gilbert (3), Brandon Light (3), George Parks, Lloyd Piper and Ryan Pascoe.

Wendron United V suffered a heavy 9-2 defeat at Pendeen Rovers where the home side scored through Kalon Mayes (5), Isaac Joy (2), Tyler Simmons and Mawgan Elford. Ryan Harris and Tom Orchard bagged United’s goals.

A first round Percy Stephens Cup tie saw Frogpool/Cusgarne pull off a fine 4-3 win away to Penryn Athletic Reserves,