Bubbles win nine-goal thriller in extra time

THE Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League saw cup matches the order of the day last weekend.

In round two of the George Davison Cup, Ashington Bubbles were taken to extra time at Marden Residents before edging it by the odd goal in nine. Jordon Fry and Ira Tilley scored for Residents in normal time while Kris Allington and Jamie Graham replied for Bubbles.

In extra time it was anyone’s game as Fry completed his hat-trick for Marden only for strikes from Allington Daniel Hislop and Steven Gardener secured the win for the Bubbles.

In round three, Bedlington Community just went through by the odd goal in three against High Street. On target for Community was Jonathan Taylor with a double while Chris Laidlaw scored for Street.

In the third round of the Alan Davison Cup, North Shields Royal Arms pulled off a shock by beating Blyth Comrades away 4-3.

Goals for Comrades came from Antonie Ridley, Michael Meins and Daniel Long. On target for Royal was James Ferguson, Nick Thompsom Grant Richardson and Scott Pocklington.

Red Lion had an eaisier passage into the next round with a 6-1 home win against Ashington White House, even with the game being switched to Ashington. Keith Kennedy led the scoring with a hat-trick, with Lee Donachie, Billy Barras and Paul Hughes also on target. Kierian Little scored a consolation goal for White House.

Only two games were played in division one, wins for Ashington Hoose and Burradon and New Fordley.

Hoose beat near neighbours Wansbeck Flavour Bar 5-2. Goals for Hoose came from Lee Scoot (3), Michael Hogg and Martin Humble. Scoring for Flavour Bar was Chris Hogg and Stephen Frater.

Burradon and New Fordley won 2-0 at home against Blyth South Beach with goals from Michael Chilton and Michael Burns.

In division two, AE Phoenix looked like they were going to gain another fine win, however, with just minutes remaining Forest Hall came back to grab all three points. Gavin McMillan scored for Phoenix but late strikes from Martin Peters and Charles Banvelos won it.

Blyth Top House had a good 6-2 win at home to Newbiggin Bankhouse. Goals for Top House came from Curtis Miller (2), Andrew Howe (2), Mathew Lavender and Andrerw Davison. Kyle Davison and Steven Sanderson scored for Bankhouse.

Cramlington Phoenix and Blyth Percy Arms shared the points in a 2-2 draw. Graham Owens and Tony Deakin scored for Phoenix with Chris Nelson and Mark Rylatt on target for Percy.