Ashington taken to Town by Billingham
Ashington 0Billingham Town 5For the first ten minutes things were fairly even between the two sides, but by half time the game was over as a contest with Billingham Town going into the interval with a 0-4 lead.
Craig Hutchinson gave Billingham the lead with Jamie Davis making it 0-2 and it was Craig Butterworth who added the third, the same playing adding his second in first half stoppage time.
Ian Skinner changed things aroun at half-time, which helped stem the tide, but on 72 minutes Butterworth completed his hat-trick with his side’s fifth.
With five minutes of normal time left, Dan Taggart was sent off by the referee and Ashington played the remainder of the game with 10 men.