FIVE-GOAL Nicol shines as Austin Ex Apps romp to 10-0 victory over CBH Fastener in the Redditch and South Warwickshire Combination Premier Division.
A hat-trick from Griffin and goals from Walton and Deeming sees Austin move to within four points of league leaders OKH sporting Dynamo, but have two games in hand.
Dynamo were the other Premier Division side in action as they ran out 3-1 winners at South Redditch thanks to goals from Skerett, Brown and Thompson.
In Division One, Winyates moved level on points with leaders Red Lion after securing a 4-2 victory away at Royal Oak Alcester courtesy of a an own goal, single from Bryan and brace from Lytwyche.
Benton and Jones got on the scoresheet for Alcester.
Third place Studley Railway extended their unbeaten season to 10 games after narrowly beating VKL United 2-1 with goals from Antley and Rignall.
Osmond replied for United.
Coldstream moved up to fourth after running out 2-0 winners at Redditch Cross thanks to an own-goal and strike from Booton.
Meanwhile, New Woodland Cottage enjoyed a 3-1 victory away at Redditch Town courtesy of goals from Davenport, Crombie and McElroy.
Adam got on the scoresheet for Town.
Red Lion booked their place in the third round of the Jim Fleeman Cup with a 5-0 win at Booley Village thanks to two goals from McNally and singles from Street, Smith and Madden.
Millfield Rovers progressed into round three of the Terry Cup after a single goal from Rousel secured a 1-0 win at Rubery Bridge.