BRACES from Mike Donaldson and Paul Wooding helped Ross Juniors to their first win of the season in the Herefordshire County League Division One.

After finishing third last season Ross were held to an opening day draw to Holme Lacy Reserves before maintaining their unbeaten record with a 5-0 win over Lads Club Reserves with Florin Crainic netting the other.

Meanwhile, a hat-trick for George Worswick saw Hinton Reserves came out on top in a 15-goal thriller against Tenbury United.

Hinton looked out of sight at 4-0 ahead at half-time before United came back, eventually losing 8-7.

Further goals for Hinton came from Ben Sheffield x2, Marlon Ransome and Jordan Threlfall.

There was also a host of goals in the first round of the HFA Junior Cup with two ties settled on penalties.

Beaten finalists Ledbury Town Reserves progressed following a 2-0 win over Civil Service Res thanks to goal from Tom Skittery and Gavin Walton.

A brace from Ken Hooper helped Belmont Rangers to a 4-4 draw against Dore Valley, before being knocked out on penalties.

Meanwhile, Burghill Rangers played out a 1-1 stalemate with Hereford City, before also exiting the cup on penalties.

There was also cup wins for Wellington Colts, Holme Lacy Res, Leominster Town, Bromyard Downs and St Johns Howle Hill.

In the Herefordshire Premier, Hereford Pegasus Reserves remain the only unbeaten side after winning their third game on the bounce at Bartestree.

Goals from Darren Jones and Nicholas Weaver were enough for victory, while Jamie Titley scored in reply.

Holme Lacy maintained their early pace with a third win from four games thanks to a 2-1 win on Friday night at Kington Town.

Jean Alveraz was once again on the scoresheet for Lacy while Hne Wilson netted the other.

Reigning champions Clee Hill sit top also with nine points following a 5-0 victory over Fownhope.