In round one of the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League Alan Davison Cup, Ashington Northern beat visitors FC Beacon 2-1 with goals from Kyle Downey and Lee Scott. Stuart Main replied for Beacon.
Marden Residents lost 17-0 at home to Burradon and New Fordley. Steve Howes led the scoring with six, Ian Lee netted five, Lee Waugh scored a hat-trick, Ryan Hutchinson netted two and Scott Pocklington completed the scoring.
Wansbeck Pots and Slots went through with a 7-2 home win against Newsham Victory. Goals for Pots came from Jack Anderson (3), Paul Archer (2), Robert Curry and Ryan Wilson. For Vic David Lillico and Chris Coppen were on target.
Blyth United Services went out 2-1 at home to AE Phoenix Riverside, who had keeper Dean Farndale making save after save. Scoring for Services was Daniel Taggart. Goals for Phoenix came from Daniel Carr and Kevin Chapman.
Cramlington Green put up a good fight at home against Blyth and Tyne before going down 4-0, with James Bell (3) and Ian Locke on target.
Forest Hall and Blyth Last Orders went two hours without scoring a goal and it went to a penalty shoot-out. Both sides missed one each in the first five then Forest Hall’s keeper Jamie Laidlaw saved the Last Orders sixth to put his side in the next round.
East Chevington found Newbiggin Bankhouse back to form, going down 6-0 at home. Goals came from James Brown (2), Colin McLellend, Jordan Maxwell, Anthony Cairns and Kyle Davison.
In the premier division, Ashington Grand and league leaders Broomhill North End Trap played out a 2-2 draw. On target for Grand were Rob Haldon and Stuart Hall. Replying for Trap was Stephen Hogg and Liam Eason.
Blyth South Beach took all three points at home against Ashington Excelsior in a 2-0 win. Excelsior keeper Jamie Gregory who was outstanding, but he was beaten by Jordan Wilson and Lee Seller.
Division one saw Blyth Isabella Colliery go down 7-3 at home against new boys Red Lion Bedlington. Isabella were 3-2 up at the interval but Red Lion scored five without reply in the second half. Gary McMahon (2) and a Craig Danielson penalty scored for Isabella. For Red Lion, Jason Wilson (4), Callum Hermiston, Chris Smiles and Adam Dixon were on target.
Ashington Conchie won 3-1 at home against Guide Post SC, with goals from Michael Freathy (2) and Richard Hall. Mathew Wilkinson scored for Guide Post.
On Sunday the finals of the David Crichton Memorial Cup will take place at Bedlington Terriers’ ground.
First is the senior final between Burradon and New Fordley and Cramlington Sunday League side Billy Mill at 10.30am.
Then at 2.30pm is the junior final between under-13s teams.