Hutchin­son hits five in goal romp

Sunday Sun - - Football -

AN­DREW John­son scored twice to give Bishop Auck­land man­ager Ian Chan­dler a com­pre­hen­sive win at his for­mer club.

Kyle Fry­att put the vis­i­tors ahead on six min­utes as he held off Gavin Caines be­fore chip­ping the ball over keeper Tom Flynn.

An in­jury saw Flynn re­placed in goal by Liam Pow­ell on 20 min­utes but he also hob­bled off by half-time, mean­ing winger Luke Salmon was forced into the role.

Jack Foalle got Bay back on level terms on 55 min­utes but the vis­i­tors took the lead just six min­utes later when Shaun Ry­der fin­ished well.

Bish­ops ex­tended their lead on 73 min­utes as John­son raced on to a long ball, beat two men and ri­fled the ball past Salmon.

And the striker sealed the win with seven min­utes left as Cal­lum Pat­ton beat the off­side trap and rolled the ball to John­son to tap home. CRAIG Hutchin­son scored five goals as Billing­ham Town ex­tended their un­beaten run to 11 games af­ter thump­ing Durham City 8-4.

The striker had a hat-trick to his name af­ter just 15 min­utes and added a fourth in­side the half-hour be­fore Jamie Davis scored an­other.

Davis and Hutchin­son in­flicted more mis­ery as Town were 7-0 up at half time.

Durham man­aged to pull four goals back in the space of 20 min­utes, but Joe Hillerby added an eighth for the vis­i­tors to quash any hopes of a come­back.

With Ch­ester-le-Street Town and Thorn­aby draw­ing 0-0, the top two in Di­vi­sion Two, it al­lowed oth­ers to close the gap.

Jar­row moved up to third af­ter pick­ing up a point at home to Billing­ham Syn­tho­nia.

The Syn­ners went ahead through Con­nor Smith on 63 min­utes, but James Con­nor equalised six min­utes later.

Heaton Stan­ning­ton stretched their win­ning run to four games af­ter beat­ing Esh Win­ning 2-0.

Lewis Burns opened the scor­ing on 39 min­utes and Richie Hog­gins wrapped up the points late in the game.

Newly pro­moted Birt­ley Town also made the most of the goal­less draw as they climbed up to fifth.

Con­nor Lane scored an 87th-minute win­ner for the hosts as they edged past 10-man Wash­ing­ton at home.

Bedling­ton Terriers picked up three points against Eas­ing­ton Col­liery.

Cameron Fen­ton put the Terriers ahead on 10 min­utes, while John Sher­lock and Kevin West­phal added to the hosts’ tally in the sec­ond half.

Michael Cooke scored a late con­so­la­tion for Eas­ing­ton.

Northaller­ton Town are now level with Eas­ing­ton af­ter they won 3-0 against Crook Town.

Nicky Martin broke the dead­lock on 67 min­utes be­fore Chris Emms and Kerry Hed­ley made sure of the three points.

Bran­don United twice came from be­hind to earn a point against Willing­ton.

The vis­i­tors had the lead through Dean Thex­ton, but Sam and Joe Joyce turned the game around in the first half.

Matty Mof­fat and Bradley Burns made it 3-2 to Willing­ton af­ter half-time, but Bran­don re­sponded as Jack Carr equalised on 68 min­utes.

Sam Calvert scored a brace for Red­car Ath­letic as they beat Ry­ton & Crawcrook Al­bion 3-1, while West Al­lot­ment Celtic beat Tow Law Town 2-0.

AN­DREW McDONNELL

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