Alliance leaders Blyth Town make in nine in a row

In the Northern Alliance Newcastle Building Society premier division, Malcolm Morien’s hat-trick helped leaders Blyth Town to their ninth successive win.

Stephen Howes was also on target in the win over Whickham SC as the South Newsham side maintained a six-point lead at the top of the table.

Stephen Brown (2), Michael Armstrong and Zack Brogden fired home for Red House Farm as they beat Ashington Colliers.

Whitley Bay A also hit four without reply at Walker Central, Jack Byerley (2), Tom Potter and Chris Brennan doing the business for the Seahorses.

Carlisle City’s James Earl, Chris Major and Ryan Errington netted as the Cumbrians came from behind to take the points at Shankhouse. John Ludlow had opened the scoring.

Bede Finnegan and Liam Connolley shot Hebburn Reyrolle in front against Wallington but the basement side were reduced to ten men and Michael Fenwick (2) and Tom Truscott turned the game on its head for the Greens.

Karl Morrison hit a late winner for North Shields Athletic at Seaton Delaval after an own goal had been cancelled out by the Red Devils’ Cameron Patrick.

Zak Atkinson hit the only goal of the game for Rutherford in their victory over Killingworth Station.

Northbank went behind to a goal from Borough’s Nick Wood after just two minutes in the Cumberland FA senior Cup but hit back to advance with a Tom Lucock double and a Ricki-Lee James strike.

In the Bay Plastics Challenge Cup, Percy Main went through in style as Chris Laidlaw netted four in their success against Heddon. Sam Thompson added a hat-trick with James Walker (2) and Connor Doherty replying.

Bedlington Terriers Reserves also struck seven times at Hexham as the Tynedalers suffered a second half collapse. Jordie Miller, Robbie Black and David Gray all netted twice with Josh Monaghan adding the other.

Cramlington Town’s Dan McDonald hit two and Dan Carr and Robbie Eastway got the others as they advanced at Newcastle Uni, who netted through Tom Wilcox, Tom Esplin and Joseph Laver.

Ryan Bell and a late Colin McLelland winner put AFC Newbiggin through after Birtley Saint Josephs had levelled through Lee Cuthbertson.

Stephen Rae struck twice for Ponteland United in their extra time victory at Wooler, who had Luke Strangeways on target.

Goals from Alex Nesbitt, Keiran Dewhirst and Nicky Whitelaw saw Wallsend Boys Club through against Cullercoats.

Bohemians had Pete Hall (2) Colin McLaughlin and Daniel Ure on the scoresheet at New Fordley with a Colin Dunn penalty in reply.

In the Bluefin Sports Amateur Cup, Wideopen got back on track with an extra time victory over High Howdon. Goals from Lewis Allen and Craig Potter were cancelled out by Craig Black and Andy Wade but the hosts held their nerve and Martin Bell hit the winner.

Another great performance saw Chris Baker also grab an extra time winner for Seaton Burn as they dumped Shilbottle CW from the competition. Nicky Hara (2) and Ryan Spragg added the others while Josh Hay (2) and Michael Brown netted for the Colliers.

Grainger Park’s Shaun Young helped himself to a four-goal haul at Willington Quay Saints. David Gowling was also on target, Anthony Bruce and Glen Johnson replying.

Newcastle Benfield Reserves sent Longbenton spinning out with goals from Michael Baxter (2), Aaron McEwan and Juste Akani. David McDonald and Connor Graham fired in at the other end.

Whitburn beat Alnwick Town Reserves in a penalty shoot-out. Gary Archbold struck twice during the game with Town’s Neil McFall and Kenny Collins replying.

Forest Hall’s Matty Smith, Mark Milne, Lewis Walker and Gary Patterson beat the keeper in the victory over Cramlington United, who had Martin Kelly and Simon Gallon on target.

West Allotment Celtic A’s Ben Jackson crashed in a treble to see off Lindisfarne Custom Planet. Joe Thompson, Dan Laidler and Ali Scott added further goals for Celtic with Mark Wilkinson and Neil Turner replying.

Simon Price and Lee Turnbull netted for Gateshead Leam Rangers as they took local bragging rights over Swalwell and booked a spot in round two.