HEATON Rifles fired a magnificent seven past Walker Central Reserves in division one of the Tyneside amateur League.
Dominic Hall netted five times while Jonny Muse and boss Ian Robson also found the net. Josh Mottram gained Walker a modicum of respectability with two strikes of his own.
In the heavyweight clash, New York came away from West Jesmond with a 2-1 victory thanks to a brace from Billy Simmons, with a consolation strike from Jesmond’s co-manager Chris Barr.
Lindisfarne Athletic missed the chance to go top as they went down 3-1 at home to Wardley despite yet another goal from Jonny Storey, who now has 16 for the season. Carl Clarke, Aaron Coote and Jordan Flynn saw Wardley to the three points.
Chemfica Reserves also had an impressive away win, 4-1 at Cullercoats Reserves.
Gosforth Bohemians A turned around a half-time deficit at Four Lane Ends Club to move top of division two. Steven Morrison gave Club the lead, but David Parker levelled with 15 minutes to play, and Jon Paul Bradley nabbed a winner with three minutes left.
Ponteland Reserves moved up to third with a 5-1 win at North Shields Town. Daniel Mupungu bagged a brace and was joined on the scoresheet by Darren Parkes, Michael Armstrong and Jamie Esson. Christopher Kerr scored for Town.
Newcastle East End won 4-2 at North Shields Athletic Reserves, with Kristian Gilbert grabbing a hat-trick and Matt Davey also netted, with Alan Turrell and Andrew Crow netting in vain for Shields.
Kenton Bar Community beat Dunston Holmeside Amateurs Reserves 3-1.
Goals came from Dan Brown, Dean Donnelly and Grant Raynor for Community. Steven Tumley nabbed the sole reply for ten-man Dunston.
Stobswood Welfare’s game with Newcastle Medicals fell victim to a waterlogged pitch.