By Andrew Atkinson Chief Sports Editor
CF Popular Orihuela gained a narrow 1-0 victory at home against Alguena CF in the Valencia 1st Regional Group 8 on Saturday.
The shock result of the weekend was third top Hondon Nieves C conceding four goals in a 4-3 away defeat against 14th placed CF Castalla.
Callosa Deportivo and Racing San Miguel shared the points in a goalless draw. CD Cox suffered a 1-0 home defeat against leaders Santa Pola CF.
CD Montesinos maintained good form, in bagging four goals in a 4-2 away win against CF Playa Santa Pola, to increase promotion hopes at the top of the 2nd Regional Group, heading the table on 33 points.
CD Benijofar edged a 3-2 victory against Sporting Guardamar, in a five goal encounter, bouncing back from defeat against CD Montesinos last week, retaining promotion credentials.
Torrevieja CF gained a 3-1 home win against third place CF Sporting Albatera.
The race for the title – and promotion shake-up – continues, with CD Montesinos topping the table on 33 points, with CD Benijofar right on their coat tails, on 30 points.
CF Sporting Albatera sit third, on 27 points; fourth place Sporting Guardamar CF have 23 points. Torrevieja CF are seventh on 16 points.