PROMOTED Ashton 88 started life in Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division Two with a convincing 9-1 win over Stour Excelsior.

Matt Ingle, Will Stevens and Bradley Mason all netted twice with Jordan Richardson and Josh Keen also on the scoresheet.

Matt Magee and Connor Sherry opened Strawberry Field United's account at the expense of Fladbury 2-1 with Will Green replying.

New boys Drakes Broughton Rangers lost 3-1 at Pebworth who scored through Tom Benfield (2) and George Mallory.

Joshua Barber gave Stratford HGC an interval lead over Cropthorne who levelled through Ryan Griffin to make it 1-1.

In Division Three, Vale United bounced back from an opening-day defeat to trounce Dragons 7-1.

Keiren White (3), Paul Law (3) and Phillip Young scored with Dion Mayhew grabbing a consolation.

Harvington Harriers hit double figures against Bengeworth with a 10-1 success.

The league newcomers' goals came from Joshua Barnett (3), Jonny Robinson (3), Ben Salter, Mark Onens, Nathan Lewis, Sam Leight and Adam Ayres.

Alderman United defeated Ashton 88 Reserves 6-2 with veterans Jake Petitt (3) and Antanas Brazdys (2) among the scorers.

Stour Excelsior Reserves were made to work hard before overcoming Titans 2-1.

Alex Gregg and Nick Shurmer scored for Stour while Sam Cook netted for Titans.

Fortis defeated Bredon 5-3.

Broadway United earned their first points of the season in Division One, defeating Alderton 4-1.

Will Aspey (3) and Ben Carter scored for Broadway and Ian Dawson for the visitors.

An Alex Griffiths treble earned Inkberrow a 3-1 win at Evesham WMC who netted through Elliott Grady.

Both Bretforton teams continued their perfect starts.

Bretforton Sports Club defeated New Inn Pershore 5-2 with goals from Will Gayton (2), Lewis Fathers, Ryan Cantrill and George Kirby.

New Inn scored through Jordan and Jake Brant.

Champions Bretforton Old Boys won 5-2 at TDMS Harvington.

Worcester City forward Sean Brain (2) was on target along with Luke Richardson (2) and Phil Davis with Luke Woodfield bagging a brace for Harvington.

Mickleton Rangers and Offenham Rovers drew 2-2.

Daniel Moore scored both Rangers goals while Rovers replied through James Cresswell and Ryan Harris.