A CONNOR Walmsley leveller with 20 minutes remaining earned Kendal County a draw against visitors Askam United in a hard fought West Lancashire League Division One clash.

Callum Rayner had opened the scoring for the visitors after 65 minutes but Walmsley's equaliser tied the scores and it finished 1-1, with action from the game pictured left.

In Division Two, a depleted Kendal United put up a gallant display before losing 2-1 at Freckleton, Stan Bradley scoring the visitors' consolation.

On Saturday, Kendal County host Hawcoat Park, Milnthorpe Corinthians entertain Haslingden St Marys, Kendal United host Dalton United while Milnthorpe Corinthians Reserves travel to Wyre Villa Reserves.

Milnthorpe Corinthians were in Benevolent Trophy action and James Marshall's team progressed to the next round when they saw off Kirkoswald 1-0 thanks to Jamie Woodruff's header.

Windermere moved three points clear at the top of the James Cropper Westmorland League Division One after they defeated Kirkby Stephen 5-1 at Queens Park.

But defending champions Keswick stay in contention after defeating Sedbergh and Dent United 5-0.

Karl Southern scored twice, while Declan Robinson, Richard Bannister and Andy Frampton were also on the scoresheet.

Endmoor defeated Ibis 3-0 in the derby game at Woodside Road, with James Halton, Ryan Carradus and Sam Wilson the men on target, while goals from Andrew Murray-Jones and Sam Oliver edged Wetheriggs United to a hard fought 2-1 win at Penrith Reserves.

Ambleside United edged a point clear at the top of Division Two following a hard fought 2-1 victory over Ibis Reserves.

Daniel Nevinson was among the goal scorers for the home team who continued their resurgence in form.

Kendal United Reserves and Kendal County Reserves both battled out a hard fought 1-1 draw in the derby at Castle Drive, with action from the game pictured right.

County missed an early penalty but were not discouraged and eventually opened the scoring through Jack Brench.

However Kendal United battled back in the second half and Matt Kennedy levelled.

United pressed for the winner only to be denied by a top quality save from County Reserves shot stopper Joe Fiddler who ensured the points were shared.

Goals from Hal Van Geesbergen and Tim Winnard saw Staveley United defeat Sedbergh and Dent United Reserves 2-0, while AFC Carlisle defeated Penrith Academy 3-1 and Appleby Reserves and Keswick Reserves drew 2-2.

In Division Three Endmoor KGR Reserves routed Braithwaite 5-0, Langwathby United defeated Staveley United Reserves 4-3, Wetheriggs United Reserves won 5-2 at Penrith Royal while Eden Thistle battled past Sedbergh and Dent United A 4-3.

And in the Junior Cup, Greystoke eased into the next round with a comfortable 4-0 win at Burneside.