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BIH LogoStreatham IHC‘s hopes of securing the runners-up spot in NIHL1 South were given a boost after a 4-3 home victory over Invicta Dynamos.

Callum Best, Chris Cooke, George Norcliffe and Alex Sampford got the goals that moved Streatham three points behind Invicta with two games in hand.

Jarolsav Cesky hit a hat-trick for Oxford City Stars in their 8-1 win at home to MK Thunder and they followed up with a 3-3 draw at Solent Devils.

London Raiders endured a difficult weekend on the road, drawing 3-3 at Bracknell Hornets and losing 5-3 at Chelmsford Chieftains – Cameron Bartlett (2) and Juraj Huska (2) topped the scoring for the champions.

The climax to the NIHL North Moralee D1 season looks set to be one of the most exciting for years, with just five points separating third to eighth place in the table.

Telford Tigers NIHL kept their survival hopes alive with a 5-3 victory at Deeside Dragons – Karol Jets led the way with a hat-trick.

Philip Mulcahy (3) and James Riddoch (2) topped the scoring for Blackburn Hawks as they boosted their play-off hopes with a 9-3 home win against Sutton Sting.

Billingham Stars strengthened their grip on second place after recording a four point weekend.

Dennis Bostrom bagged the winner as Stars won 5-4 at Telford, while Daniel Palmebjork weighed in with a couple of goals in their 8-4 home victory over Whitley Warriors.

Jordan Buesa hit a hat-trick for Solway Sharks in their 6-4 Northern Cup success at Blackburn.

Cardiff Fire are still unbeaten in D2S after recording a 7-1 win at home to Wightlink Buccaneers – Tamias Elias (2) was amongst their scorers.

Connor Stokes (2) and Clint Herring (2) led the way for Peterborough Islanders as they ran out 8-2 winners at Lee Valley Lions.

Invicta Mustangs had a mixed weekend on home ice, losing 5-2 against Haringey Racers before bouncing back with a 6-2 victory over Slough Jets.

Bristol Pitbulls triumphed 10-4 at Swindon Wildcats NIHL – Adrian Smith (2) and Grant Richardson (2) led the scoring.

Chris Jones scored four for Blackburn Eagles as they extended their lead at the top of Laidler D2 to five points with an 8-2 victory at Bradford Bulldogs.

Tom Revesz scored a later winner for Altrincham Aces in their 4-3 home success against Bradford.

Hull Jets picked up four points from their weekend double-header with Coventry Blaze NIHL, winning 4-3 on home ice and 8-1 in the reverse fixture.

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WEEKEND RESULTS
NIHL1 South
Bracknell Hornets 4-4 London Raiders
Chelmsford Chieftains 5-3 London Raiders
Oxford City Stars 8-1 MK Thunder
Solent Devils 3-3 Oxford City Stars
Streatham IHC 4-3 Invicta Dynamos

NIHL North Moralee D1
Billingham Stars 8-4 Whitley Warriors
Blackburn Hawks 4-6 Solway Sharks (Cup)
Blackburn Hawks 9-3 Sutton Sting
Deeside Dragons 3-5 Telford Tigers NIHL
Telford Tigers NIHL 4-5 Billingham Stars

NIHL2 South
Cardiff Fire 7-1 Wightlink Buccaneers
Invicta Mustangs 2-5 Haringey Racers
Invicta Mustangs 6-2 Slough Jets
Lee Valley Lions 2-8 Peterborough Islanders
Swindon Wildcats NIHL 4-10 Bristol Pitbulls

NIHL North Laidler D2
Altrincham Aces 4-3 Bradford Bulldogs
Bradford Bulldogs 2-8 Blackburn Eagles
Coventry Blaze NIHL 1-8 Hull Jets
Hull Jets 4-3 Coventry Blaze NIHL