Hensingham Under-14s have moved to the top of the West Cumbria Youth League table – but only on points difference.

On Wednesday they racked up a haul of 66 points against an unlucky Cockermouth in a 66-20 victory.

Jack Telford led the way for Hensingham as he crossed for no fewer than five tries. Harvie Hill added a hat-trick and Kyran Lofthouse picked up a brace.

The remaining tries came from Reece Connolly, Curtis Brown and Jake Rothery. Noel Branthwaite weighed in with seven goals.

In reply for Cockermouth, Dauda Morgan-Jones helped himself to three touchdowns while Adam Wilkinson also crossed the Hensingham whitewash. Aaron Lawson slotted over the lone conversion.

Wath Brow Hornets played hosts to Seaton Rangers on Thursday evening but were unable to hold on to top spot, going down to the Rangers by 32-16.

Morgan Ackerly with two, Harry Scott and Liam Lithgow were the try scorers for the Brow.

For Seaton, James Dowling picked up two tries, with others coming from Ben Postlethwaite, Ellis Thompson, Ciaran Poultney and Owen Durham.

Durham also landed three conversions with Ciaran Walker slotting one. The win for Seaton moves them into second spot.

On Friday night Wath Brow Hornets Under-12s moved to within two points of Kells at the top of the league table after they beat Hensingham 26-0. Luke Spivey and Aiden Kells both crossed the Hensingham whitewash on two occasions, Daniel Woodcock also picked up a four pointer.

Oscar Doran, with two, and Logan Scales, with one, slotted over the goals for the young Hornets.

On Sunday, Kells Under-12s progressed into the next round of the League Cup competition after disposing of Wath Brow Hornets 14-0.

Ashton Sice crossed twice for the home side, Sam Murtagh went over for a try and Harley Nelson landed a conversion.

In the U12 County Cup, Seaton Rangers went out of the competition when losing 28-14 to Barrow outfit Roose Pioneers.

Seaton crossed the try line on three occasions. Ellis Nixon, Owen Beattie and Ethan Frazer picked up the tries. Nixon landed a solitary goal to complete their scoring.

In the U14 League Cup, Hensingham just managed to keep Maryport at bay and move into the next round after a tight 24-20 win.

Harvie Hill picked up two tries for the home side, others came from Sam King, Jack Telford and Reece Connolly. Noel Branthwaite landed two conversions.

In the U14 league fixture, Kells played hosts to Egremont Rangers and virtually had the game in the bag by half time when leading by 26-0 at the break before eventually running out 36-10 winners.

For Kells there were braces of touchdowns from Lewis Bragg and Blaine Graham, Alfie Elliott, Daniel Lancaster and Nathan Clarke getting the others. Graham was also on target with four goal attempts. In reply for Egremont, Rhys Fitzsimmons and Jay Connor were the try scorers, with Ellis Trotter slotting a goal.

In the U16 league fixtures, Hensingham defeated Seaton 46-14 and Egremont won at home against Cockermouth by 30-12.

Jake Bradley was the stand out player for Hensingham in their game, the loose forward crossing for four touchdowns. Reece Bewley, Aaron Turnbull, Jamie Brown, Sam Hodgson and Jack Kellett also picked up tries, with the latter also landing five goals.

Joe Roper replied for Seaton with two tries and a conversion, Steven Crelling got the other four pointer.

In the game at Gillfoot Park, Egremont secured the win with five converted tries from Brett Fairclough, Jake McBride, Billy Thompson, Toby Corrie and Cohen McAlone. Cameron Purdham landed all five attempts at goal.

Cockermouth replied with three touchdowns from Grant Seward, Jonathan Astley and Oliver Clarke.

Friday fixture

U14 Cumbria Cup semi-final: Hensingham v Maryport.

Sunday fixtures

U12 Cumbria Cup semi-final: Hensingham v Kells.

U14 Cumbria Cup semi-final: Seaton Rangers v Walney.

U16 Cumbria Cup semi-final: Dalton v Egremont Rangers, Millom v Kells.

U16 League: Seaton Rangers v Barrow Island, Walney v Cockermouth.