Three Saints Shield quarter-finals decided in extra time

The quarter-finals of the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League Saints Shield saw Newsham Victory beat FC Beacon 7-1.

Star striker David Lillico was in top form with five goals, with Craig Frazer adding the other two Michael Lamb scored the consolation goal for Beacon.

All the other three quarter-finals went to extra time before being decided.

Ashington Conchie beat Blyth Isabella with a Robert Auld strike in extra time.

Blyth Last Orders overcame High Street, who took the tie to extra time with a late penalty, but a strike by Martyn Hepple in the first period was enough to put his Isabella through. Goals during normal time came from Darren Carr and Keith Woodrow for Last Orders and David Stewart and Alan Goldie’s penalty for Street.

Bedlington Red Lion beat AE Phoenix Riverside 2-1 with goals in normal time from Jordan Bellamy for Lion and Daniel Carr for Riverside. Liam Hornsby’s strike settled the tie in extra time.

The semi-finals will see Blyth Last Orders against Ashington Conchie while Newsham Victory will play Red Lion Bedlington.

In the quarter-final of the Alan Davison Cup, North Shields Wooden Doll won 4-3 at home to Blyth Comrades. Goals for the home side came from Alan Baptist (2), Les Thompson and Jamie Kirk. On target for Comrades was Daniel Carr, James Curry and Terry Self.

In the premier division, Ashington Bubbles won 3-1 at home against the Blyth and Tyne. On target for Bubbles were Kris Allington, Craig Penny and an own goal. Mark Rylatt scored for Tyne.

Excelsior down 3-1 at home against Blyth South Beach with Scott Neal their scorer. Goals for South Beach came from Liam McKee, David Thompson and Kevin Long.

Broomhill North End Trap had a 4-2 home win against Ashington Grand with goals from Kevin Bell, Stephen Hogg, Josh Baston and Peter Godfrey. Brent Aisbitt scored both for Grand.

Burradon and New Fordley were back in league action for the first time in weeks away to Forest Hall CC, winning 5-0. Leading the scoring for the Fordley side was Michael Chilton with four. Lee Waugh was also on target.

In division one, Blyth United Services went two nil down at home against Cramlington Green with goals from Jake Larmouth and Josh Pyle. But in the second half Services made a fight of it and drew level with goals from David Long and Daniel Taggart before, with only seconds left, Brian Clough scored the winner to complete the comeback.

Marden Residents and lost 2-1 to Guide Post SC. David Rowley was on target for Residents but goals from Scott Hunter and Chris Robinson won it for Guide Post.