Seaton win to cut gap at top
SEATON Carew closed the gap on Under-14 Premiership leaders Heaton Hawks to just two points thanks to a 5-2 win at Montagu and North Fenham.
Donny Tapping scored a hat-trick and Alex Thompson added a brace.
In Division One, bottom side North Shields Athletic secured their first victory of the season - 4-1 against fourth-placed Ponteland United.
Gabby Tallahwallan contributed two of the North Shields goals.
Wideopen took on Walker Central in Division Two and ran away 5-1 winners, moving up to fourth in the process – Cameron Hedley and Lev Kirsopp scoring two goals apiece.
Newcastle West End closed the gap on Division Three leaders Langley Park to eight points after a 4-1 success against Ellington Juniors Liam Wilson and Mabruk Tijani bagging braces.
Division Four leaders Tynemouth United overcame Northburn Wanderers in emphatic fashion, Ollie Joyce on the mark four times.
Second-placed Newcastle East End stayed three points behind following a 6-2 verdict against Tynemouth United Yellows – Bailey Strong with two counters for East End.
Cramlington United Ashington Colliers 4-2.
In Division Five, Whitley Bay and Newcastle Westgate played out a 2-2 draw.
■ THE top two in the Under-15 Premiership defeated were both in action at home – and both secured three points in tight games.
Leaders Whitley Bay Sporting Club beat Heaton Hawks 3-2 – Oliver Cook and Joseph Hands netting for the Hawks.
Newcastle City Milan kept pace with the leaders thanks to a 3-1 result over their sister club Newcastle City Juve – James Robinson, Dillan Short and Karl Wilson the players on target.
In Division One, Walker Central triumphed 6-2 against bottom-of -the-table Newcastle West End.
Whitley Bay Sporting Club saw off hosts Wallsend Boys Club thanks to a brace from Ellis Robertson.
There was just one fixture played in Division Two where Newcastle Blue Star - who are in fourth – defeated fifth-placed hosts Whitley Bay 3-1.
Gary Somerville, Alex Dixon and Elliott Best were on the scoresheet.
Division Four leaders Blyth Rangers were surprisingly held to a 3-3 draw by mid-table Cramlington Unite Panthers.
Whitley Bay narrowly accounted for Heaton Hawks 2-1.