Eas­ing­ton Lane in dream­land with top spot in the Premier

Sunderland Echo - - Football -

Newly-pro­moted Eas­ing­ton Lane WMC sit proudly at the top of the Premier Di­vi­sion ta­ble af­ter a nar­row de­feat of Shot­ton Com­rades.

Craig Pat­ter­son and Scott Hen­der­son edged Lane home 2-1, with David Jack­son re­ply­ing for Com­rades.

Cal­lum Haswell starred for Lane, with Gregg Forster best for Com­rades.

Peter­lee Helford United rose into the top three af­ter win­ning a five-goal thriller 3-2 against Eas­ing­ton Col­liery Club Me­chan­ics.

Gary Shaw, Jonathan Payne and sub Philip Hick­man did the dam­age, while sub Joshua Lin­coln hit both for Me­chan­ics.

Lewis Lum­ley fired a hat­trick to in­spire Sher­burn United to a 5-1 Sec­ond Di­vi­sion vic­tory over Mur­ton New Hesle­don, with Mike Am­bler and Mike Barker also net­ting.

Chris An­der­son’s strike was enough to give Acre Rigg Celtic a 1-0 derby tri­umph against Peter­lee Hearts.

Lowly Haswell Oddfel­lows Arms were out­gunned 5-0 by Eas­ing­ton Leather Cap. Tom Wil­liams notched a hat-trick, with sub Ian Craggs adding a brace. Michael Lee, Jonathan Lee and Bran­don Leigh paved the way for Win­gate Grange to de­feat Peter­lee Cen­tral Club 3-1, with Craig Deighton re­spond­ing. Top scorer Liam Adam­son was again in the goals, notch­ing a bril­liant hat-trick, as Eas­ing­ton CIU re­gained top spot in the First Di­vi­sion. Jor­dan Wil­liams and Ethan Wood both struck twice in a 9-2 vic­tory over Trim­don Royal Oaks, with Si­mon Todd and sub Rob Hunt­ley also on tar­get.

Paul Wilkin­son and Kyle Reay replied.

Hor­den Cricket Club had no an­swer to the fire­power of Sea­ham Marl­bor­ough, who ran out 5-0 win­ners.

Dan Cahill, Tom Hop­kirk, Aaron Ab­bott, Ryan Martin and sub Niall Cow­ell all struck.

Sea­ham The Ge­orge and Sea­ham Park­side served up a bat­tling 2-2 derby draw.

Adam Wal­lace net­ted a brace for Ge­orge, with subs Michael Kennedy and Con­ner Mu­timer ral­ly­ing Park­side.

Six clubs were in Durham County Sun­day Cup ac­tion, but only two won through to the first round proper.

Mur­ton Col­liery beat Bowes 4-2 in a penalty shootout, fol­low­ing a close-fought 1-1 draw, with Liam Ap­pleby on tar­get for the hosts.

Peter­lee Catholic Club also won through, en­joy­ing a 6-1 win against Houghton Al­lS­tars, with Liam Win­trip’s hat-trick lead­ing the way.

Dar­ren Ma­jor’s strike was not enough for Eas­ing­ton Wel­fare, who lost 2-1 to Sun­der­land side Royal Ma­rine, while Het­ton Lyons were ham­mered 7-1 by Wash­ing­ton club The Stella from Wash­ing­ton.

Eas­ing­ton South­side were sec­ond-best in los­ing 3-0 to Sun­der­land’s TC Plas­tics and Win­gate How­den were thumped 7-0 by Dar­ling­ton Al­bion.

Paul Atkin­son’s hat-trick, along with two goals apiece from Jack Walker and Jor­dan Thomp­son, guided Daw­don Wel­fare Park to a 10-1 derby rout of New Sea­ham Westlea in their John & Pat McManus Memo­rial Cup first round tie.

Craig Price, Marc Rud­dock and Kyle Bell also struck, with Alex Hutchin­son re­ply­ing.

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