Goalfest as three sides romp home
THERE was a goal-fest in the Northern Alliance yesterday afternoon with three sides hitting double figures.
Premier Division outfit Newcastle University led the way with a 10-0 whitewash of Second Division Coundon & Leeholme in the second round of the League Cup, while both Killingworth YPC (10-1) and Newcastle Chemfica (11-1) romped to home wins in the First Division.
Premier Division leaders Seaton Delaval crashed to a surprise 4-0 reverse away to Ponteland.
Andrew Carr and Reece Havelock-Brown scored in the first, and Chris Hibbitt and Ethan Bewley added two further goals after the break.
Shankhouse capitalised on proceedings elsewhere in winning 4-0 away to North Shields Athletic to go second, all four goals coming in the first half through Ben Telford 92), Jonny Edwards and Kevin Westphal.
Also in the top division Ashington Colliers enjoyed a 5-1 home win over Whitley Bay A, goals coming from Paul Dunn (2), Aidan Lynn David Brown and Gary Bayles, Reagan Patterson replying.
And Percy Main defeated Percy Main defeated ten-man visitors FC United of Newcastle 2-0. Visiting keeper Ben Batchelor saw red before Sam Thompson and Rowan Attwood sealed the points late on.
In the First Division, Killingworth YPC defeated visitors Hebburn Reyrolle 10-1 to go top on goal difference from Felling as the goals flowed through Robert Nolan (3), Esteban Lopez (2), Martin Roper, Conner Lamb, Kevin Grahamslaw, Dan Stevenson and Joe Besford with the visitors’ consolation coming from Michael Pooley.
Newcastle Chemfica jumped two places to third on the back of an 11-1 home win over Cramlington Town who were 4-1 down at the break, Ord scoring for the visitors.
Fergus Lynch bagged a hattrick, while there was braces from Daniel Sherliker, Steve McLaughlin and Alex McKitterick, Jozef Mazela and Josh Grice also netting.
The remaining First Division game saw a Daniel Whitfield goal seal Forest Hall’s 1-0 win away to New Fordley.
In the Second Division, Blyth Spartans Reserves made it 10 wins on the bounce with a 3-0 win in the derby with Blyth FC, Jack Butler scoring twice and Karl Lazzari the other on the road, while a double from Adam Cameron saw Winlaton win by the same score at home to Prudhoe YC, Dean Hall also scoring, and the game between Spittal and Seghill finished 3-3.