STATION Hotel took advantage of West Bowling’s absence from league fixtures at the weekend by hammering AFC Wibsey 16-2 in the Bradford Sunday Alliance League Premier Division.

Connor Bower netted six and two others scored hat-tricks as Station moved to within three points of leaders Bowling.

But title contenders Crossflatts Village suffered a surprise, and extraordinary, 8-4 defeat at home to mid-table Olympic.

Westwood Park went third, as a Tariq Hassan treble ensured they collected all three points in a 6-1 away victory against Sandy Lane, who remain pointless from their opening nine fixtures.

Elsewhere, Tyersal brushed aside Bolton Woods with a comfortable 5-2 victory.

Low Moor continued their relentless start to the season by defeating Peacock Bar in a 9-1 trouncing.

Substitute Ben Arundel hit two for the Championship league leaders.

AFC Titans claimed just their second victory of the season, but in impressive style, narrowly edging out mid-table Prospect in a 4-3 away victory.

Elsewhere in the Championship, Bankfoot beat Heaton Athletic 3-2, FC Queensbury defeated Keighley Town 3-0 and Throstle Nest United were victorious in a heavyweight clash at home to Thornbury Celtic.

The 2-1 scoreline kept the hosts right in the chasing pack for the title.

Division One saw a huge upset, as league leaders Newline suffered their first defeat of the season away to Beldon Oddies, going down 2-1.

Windhill Ajax comfortably beat Rattlers 7-2, while Woodlands came from behind to win a thrilling clash 6-4 at Thornton United.

Swaine Green even outdid Station Hotel at the weekend, as they thrashed AFC Undercliffe in an astonishing 19-1 home victory in Division Two.

Elsewhere, AFC Wibsey Reserves were beaten 6-4 by Thackley Juniors 2003 Athletic and Bolton Woods Socials claimed a 5-2 home victory against Lincoln Barbers.

As for the other results in that division, Esholt lost 5-3 away to Eccleshill Lane Ends and Delius picked up a 3-1 win at Leaventhorpe Rangers.

League leaders Esholt Reserves won 5-3 at home to Northern in Division Three.

Finally, St Bede's beat Great Horton 4-1 and Hanson Old Boys ran riot in a 5-0 thrashing of Idle United.