Hoose and Burradon advance in cup

IN round three of the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League George Davison Cup, Burradon and New Fordley and Ashington Hoose reached the quarter-finals.

Burradon and New Fordley went through with a 4-0 home win against Ashington Bubbles. Michael Chilton stole the show with a hat-trick, with Graeme Cairns also on the score sheet.

Hoose were taken to extra time by the Red Lion before going through 4-3. The game had been level 2-2 after 90 minutes. James Parker, Keith Kennedy and Scott Purcell score for Red Lion, but on target for Hoose was Brent Aisbitt (2), Trevor Newman and Martin Humble..

Meanwhile Blyth Comrades progressed to the semi-finals with a 3-1 home win against Bedlington Community. Leading the scoring was Daniel Wilson (2) with Steven Molloy adding the third. Chris Green scored Community’s consolation.

In round one of the JD Marnock Cup, Blyth Last Orders went goal crazy with a 9-1 away win against FC Beacon. Blyth’s goals came from Brian Gabbitas (4), Martyn Hepple (3), Paul Katz and Mathew Wade.

Marden Residents went down at home by the odd goal in three against Newbiggin Bankhouse. Dale Amos scored for Residents but a Karl Davison double won it for Bankhouse.

At the quarter-final stage, Ashington Portland and AE Phoenix advanced to the last four.

Portland won 4-1 at Blyth Percy Arms, who had Dean Kirkley on the scoresheet, but doubles from Robert Groves and Richard Hall won it.

AE Phoenix also won away, beating Newsham Willow Tree 3-1. Jamie Harrison was on target for Willow Tree, but a Michael Freathy double and David Laing goal saw Phoenix through.

Division one saw a tremendous derby between Wansbeck Flavour Bar and Ashington Grand which somehow finished goal-less.

West Allotment gave North Shields Royal Arms a hard game before going down by the odd goal in three. Michael Starkie scored for Allotment but two from Steven Clay gave Royal Arms the three points.

Division two saw Ashington White House win 4-1 at home against the Bay Horse. Goals for White House came from Graeme Robinson (2), Alan Brown and Keith Sage. Mark Herron was on target for Bay Horse.

Cramlington Phoenix went down at home by the odd goal in three against Blyth Top House. Sean Glendinning was their scorer but strikes from John Moran and Mathew Lavender were decisive.

Forest Hall were another side that won by the odd goal as they beat New Delaval and Newsham 2-1. Charles Banvelous scored both for Forest Hall while Stephen Forrester notched for Newsham.