Six defeats in a row for Ashington
Whitley Bay 3Ashington 2Lewis Orrell scored a late winner for Whitley Bay on Saturday which sent visitors Ashington spiralling to a sixth consecutive league defeat, writes Brian Bennett.
The home side went in front after 36 minutes, the overlapping Smith advancing to whip a drive across McHugh and inside the far corner.
Amid awful conditions, Ashington levelled in the 55th minute when Giles applied a neat finish and an inswinging corner from Sampson saw the Colliers go 1-2 in front.
Just five minutes later it was 2-2 when Colquhoun levelled for Whitley, Orrell providing the winner with a shot which deflected off Coppen.
On Saturday, Ashington are away to Newton Aycliffe.