Shankhouse second after another win

SHANKHOUSE are second in the Northern Alliance premier division after Steven Thornton and Cristen Priest were on target in a 2-0 success at Stocksfield.

Joe Moscrop shot Ashington Colliers ahead at Walker Central to round off a good move, and although Phillip Davidson levelled, David Brown netted the Colliers winner from a corner.

Carlisle City went through in the Kicks Leisure Challenge Cup at Blyth Town as Tom Lucock grabbed an extra time winner.

Andy Rogerson took just 20 seconds to fire the Sky Blues ahead and although Daniel Beresford levelled, it looked like Lucock had won it when he scored in the 89th minute.

But two minutes into stoppage time Lee Richardson grabbed a sensational equaliser. Lucock got the winner with eight minutes of extra time to go.

Morpeth Sporting pulled away from the division one danger zone with a 4-0 win at Newcastle Chemfica. Rob Haney bagged a brace with Michael Starkie and Chris Thompson also netting.

Bohemians romped into Round Three of the Pin Point Recruitment Combination Cup as they hit Cramlington Town for six. Charley Storey got a consolation for Town.

It’s been a tough start to the season for Cramlington United but goals from Dean Blackburn, Kane Lackenby and an own goal saw them draw 3-3 with Hexham. Alistair Stobbs, Liam Heenan and Paul McClean replied.

Alston hit six at North Shields Athletic, with Johnny Wright getting four of them. Ollie Cartwright and Dan Parker got the others, with Dan Walton and Josh McGirr replying.

Goals from Neil Thorley, Mark Worrall and Simon Robinson saw Northbank see off New Fordley and Dylan Adamson’s opener for Wallsend Boys Club was cancelled out by Lewis Marshall of Wideopen.

Bedlington Terriers reserves had Adam Ryder, Ronnie Foreman and Dylan Williamson stretch the net against Alnwick Town reserves in the Pin Point Recruitment Amateur Cup and they are joined in Round Three by Harton & Westoe.

Willington Quay Saints pulled off a surprise as they beat leaders Red House Farm 7-6 on penalties.