Danny Sisson struck twice as Long Sutton men’s first team came out on top against Harleston Magpies.
His opener was cancelled out before the break but Sutton regained the lead when Sisson reacted and pounced on a loose ball from a short corner to fire home.
Sisson set up Otto Esse who took the ball in his stride, drove into the D and – as the Magpies keeper advanced – he lofted the ball over him to make it 3-1.
The second team went down by the same scoreline to Cambridge Nomads 1st with a second-half consolation from Alex Canham.
They also lost 11-1 away to Bedford 2nd in the Plate with the only reply coming from Harry Synott who stepped up from the third team.
Sutton 3rd were beaten 4-0 by Bourne Deeping 4th while John Goodley (2) and Gary Hales were on target as the fourth team saw off City of Peterborough 9th 3-0
The ladies first team lost 4-2 at Alford & District despite leading twice through Lisa Baker during the first half.
Spalding men’s first team moved smoothly back to the top of the table with a confident performance against fifth-placed Old Southendian who boasted the best defensive record in the league.
A spectacular reverse stick strike by Stuart Cunnington from the top of the circle put Spalding ahead after five minutes and they never looked back.
Connor Allen added a second shortly afterwards and Russell Watts settled a few nerves with a tap-in just before half-time.
Early second-half goals from Ashley Barker and Allen secured the 5-0 victory, Chelmsford conceded the game rescheduled for Sunday so Spalding were awarded three points and a 5-0 win.
The second team travelled to Glinton for a relegation battle with Bourne Deeping.
Richard McKenna had a goal disallowed before Joe Higgins levelled but Spalding had no answer in a 4-1 defeat.
Spalding 3rd won 8-0 against City of Peterborough 7th with goals from Rob Tilbrook (3), Darren Grooby (2), Tom Shinkins (2) and Matt Day.
David Dorey got on the scoresheet but the fourth team lost 2-1 to Cambridge South 4th.
Spalding 5th recorded their sixth successive win as a single strike by James Reston proved enough against second-placed Leadenham 2nd.
Their second game of the weekend brought a 1-0 defeat to City of Peterborough 9th.
The ladies first team beat Bourne Deeping 8-3.
Georgina Maplethorpe’s early double was followed up by two more goals from league top scorer Kelly Tuplin.
Claire Hindmarsh, Katie Gray, Kelly Slater and Jacqui Hunter completed the big win.
Spalding 2nd won 4-1 at Woodhall Spa while the third team saw off Lincoln 3rd by the same scoreline.