Cramlington and Blyth Town both pick up wins

BLYTH Town Reserves picked up all three points in their Tyneside Amateur League game against Grainger Park Boys’ Club at the weekend.

Goals from Dean Fitch, Darren Percy and Martin Robinson were enough for Town to win their division one match-up 3-1.

Kirk Fleming scored the scored the Grainger Park consolation.

In division two, Cramlington Town A also won by a 3-1 scoreline as they beat Lindisfarne Athletic.

Andrew Carr and a Steven Elsey brace were enough for Cramlington with a Grant Richardson consolation strike coming for Athletic.

Elsewhere in the league, West Jesmond’s strong finish to the season continued as they saw off Walker Central Reserves 5-1 at Benson Park to reach the final of the John Hampson Memorial Trophy.

Stephen Callaghan gave Jesmond the lead, and further strikes from Stu Davidson, Michael Robinson and a brace from Michael Reay won them their final berth. Walker’s consolation came from Mark Winton.

Jesmond’s opposition in the final will be (FoWS) Diggers, whose excellent run continued as two early goals saw off New York.

Chris Chan and Kris Mills were the men on target for Steve Couldwell’s men.

In division one, a goalless draw with Medicals was enough to gain Cullercoats safety, and relegate their opponents in the process.

In the second division, Heaton Rifles’ terrific run of victories came to an end at the hands of Gosforth Bohemians A, who had Mark Envy and Colin McLaughlin on target in a 2-0 victory.

Longbenton took advantage by beating champions Winlaton The Queens Head 2-1 to move into third.

Winlaton had led 1-0 at the break through top scorer Matty Fothergill, but second half strikes from Shem Bailey and David Short gave the Bulls all three points.

Finally, Chemfica Reserves beat Wardley 1-0 with a goal from Andrew Bruce.