Witham Town and Maldon and Tiptree secure Ryman League wins but Heybridge Swifts are held to a draw and Burnham Ramblers fall to defeat

Mixed results in the Ryman League

Mixed results in the Ryman League

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There were wins for Witham Town and Maldon and Tiptree in the Ryman League.

Hampton and Richmond Borough took the lead against Witham Town on 31 minutes when Charlie Moone scored from the penalty spot in the premier division.

Witham equalised three minutes into the second half through Lewis Godbold.

But Ben Harris then won the lead back for the home side on 53 minutes.

Tom Wraight, however, pulled Witham level two minutes later when he got on the end of a James Stevens cross.

And it was Wraight who put Witham back in front on 82 minutes with an excellent free-kick.

Leon Antoine then wrapped the game up making it 4-2 to Witham after a defensive mix up.

In division one north, Maldon went behind on 31 minutes as Great Wakering Rovers’ Jay Nash made the breakthrough for the home team.

But a minute into the second half, Maldon were back on level terms when Jack Stevenson converted a penalty.

Maldon went ahead on 89 minutes when Leon Mckenzie’s effort took a deflection off the home side’s Nick Skelton and into the back of the net.

Heybridge Swifts were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Chatham Town.

Swifts had an early chance when George Artemi forced a save from Chatham keeper Tom Welham.

Then Danny Sambridge had to make a good one-handed save as Chatham’s Lee Hales fired in a good shot.

But it was the visitors who took the lead on 32 minutes when Joe Loft opened the scoring.

The lead didn’t last for long as Neil Richmond equalised three minutes later to secure a point for Swifts.

Burnham Ramblers fell to a home defeat against visiting Soham Town Rangers.

Ramblers took the lead on 35 minutes through L’hevreux Menga.

Soham made a quick start to the second half when Luke Stanley scored the equaliser on 48 minutes.

And Stanley secured the victory for the visitors seven minutes later.

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