MARTYN Ziemann struck twice as Bishops Castle Town edged a 4-3 thriller at home to Llanfyllin Town in JT Hughes Montgomeryshire League Honda Division One.

Goals from George Mellor and Sam Jones settled the outcome with the Magpies staying in contention with replies from Lewis Macken, Jack Oar and Dan Bevan.

Trewern United prevailed 5-1 winners at home to Maesyrhandir who led through Reece Cunningham only for Chris Lewis, Zac Emberton, Jamie Dockerty, Russell Broadhurst and an own goal to complete the Tigers’ comeback.

Meanwhile Llanrhaeadr Reserves consolidated top spot in Mitsusbishi Division Two with a 2-1 win at home to Newtown Wanderers.

Gus Harris and Ryan Broadbent netted for the hosts with Dafydd Evans replying for Wanderers.

A solitary Ben Pullen strike earned Trefonen a 1-0 win at Waterloo Rovers Reserves to maintain their own title bid.

Elsewhere Llansantffraid Reserves stepped up their promotion challenge with a 2-1 win at Churchstoke Reserves with Tom Gayle and Nathan Buckley goals cancelling Kevin Price’s reply.

Dan Astley’s hat-trick inspired Llanymynech to a 7-2 win at Llanfyllin Town Reserves with goals from Grant Jones, Rob Jones, Jamie Phillips and Nick Joyce sealing the points while David Evans and Josh Norwood reduced the deficit.

Meanwhile a Huw Roberts double earned Kerry Reserves a 2-1 win at home to Llanwddyn who replied through Bryn Roberts.

Elsewhere goals from Ryan Harman and Jack Carroll saw Abermule Reserves beat Welshpool Town Reserves 2-0 in the second round of the Mid Wales Trophies Consolation Cup.