WORSBROUGH Bridge won 4-2 at bottom club Ollerton Town days after another ‘gut-wrenching’ flood at their Park Road ground.

The pitch has been regularly flooded by the river metres from the sideline and it was submerged in water again last week following heavy rain.

Manager Lee Morris said: “It’s not just happening once a season, it’s two, three or four times.

“It’s gut-wrenching.

“The chairman and the volunteers work so hard and put so many hours in. Then this keeps happening.

“We all wish we could come to a solution with the council and I know the chairman has been in touch with them.

“The big clean-up has happened and we’re just hoping the pitch will dry out for Saturday so we can get a game on.”

Ollerton scored an own goal early on but took the lead with goals either side of the break.

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Harley Holt, Alex Hutchinson and Andrew Horbury netted within an 11-minute spell to secure the win.

Worsbrough are 16th with 33 points from 26 games, 18 points clear of the relegation zone and 19 off the play-offs.

Morris said: “It is always difficult going to bottom of the league.

“It was their manager’s last game as well.

“We started off brightly and took the lead then missed three or four really good chances.

“They went 2-1 up and we thought ‘here we go.’

“There were some harsh words said but the lads showed me the reaction I wanted from them.

“We could have won by more.

“It was our sixth win in 11 so we are on a little bit of a roll.

“Apparently we have equalled the number of wins from last season with 18 games left.

“We are going in the right direction.”

Wombwell Town won 3-1 at home to Retford.

They raced into a 3-0 lead after half an hour with Jordan Kershaw’s first-minute strike followed by a brace from Kane Reece.

The visitors netted a late penalty, with Joe Egan sent off, but Town secured a third straight win.

They are sixth with 51 points from 24 games, leaving them a point off the play-off places and eight off top spot.

Town then lost 2-1 at home to leaders Parkgate in the League Cup on Tuesday.

The visitors took the lead just before half-time then Jordan Good levelled for Wombwell on 72 minutes.

But Parkgate won it with a disputed injury-time penalty.

Athersley Rec won 2-0 at second-bottom Swallownest.

James Woodhouse netted late in the first half then Kenneth Tafireyi secured the win.

Athersley now have 22 points from 26 games, extending the gap between them and the relegation zone from four to seven points.