NORTH Shields Athletic Reserves went goal crazy against Dunston Holmeside Amateurs Reserves in the Tyneside Amateur League division two.
Hat-tricks from Leeroy Odd and Anthony Skipsey helped them to a 7-0 win, the other goal coming from Karl Morrison.
Stobswood Welfare maintained second with a strong 6-1 win over Four Lane Ends Club.
Robert Baker netted twice for the home side and was joined on the scoresheet by Josh Derbyshire, David Larris, Stefan Tweddle and Stephen Gibbard. The sole counter came from Michael Collins.
Gosforth Bohemians A drop to third after a 3-2 home loss to Kenton Bar Community, who had Sam Hands (2) and Jordan O’Neill on target, while Gregg Lang bagged a brace for Bohs to move to six goals for the season.
Newcastle Medicals joined Stobswood and Bohs on nine points with a 4-1 win at Ponteland United Reserves, with braces from Stephen Carnell and John Steel. Pont’s sole reply was netted by Daniel Mupungu.
The final game in the division saw North Shields Town and Newcastle East End share four goals. James Hayley and Matthew Slater netted for ten-man Shields, with Alex Colquhoun and Jordan Drury earning East End their point.
In the Durham Minor Cup there was bad news for Chopwell, who were eliminated 4-3 at Consett Saint Patricks, despite goals from Andrew Sagar, Alan Rennison and Glynn Taylor.
It was raining goals in division one, with two games ending in a 6-5 scoreline.
New York beat Gosforth Bohemians Reserves by the odd goal in 11, with doubles from Liam Bainbridge and Billy Simmons and further goals from Danny Henderson and Gary Stanners.
Peter Hall will be disappointed to have finished on the losing side having netted four times, with the other Bohs’ goal from Andy Thompson.
Walker Central Reserves won their local derby against FoWS Diggers by the same scoreline.
Scoring pairs for Central were Ryan Richardson and the returning Billy Thompson, the other goals scored by Sam Grievson and Mark McDonnell.
Netting in vain for Diggers were Chris Maddocks (2), Ian Mulroy, Chris Chan and Chris Davies.
There were a further seven goals as West Jesmond saw off Cullercoats Reserves 5-2. Alastair Semmence scored twice and was backed up by goals from James Hunter, Jed Manuel and Dan Turnbull. James Carr and Andy McVay were on target for Cullercoats.
Jonny Storey moved to 11 goals for the season as his brace saw Lindisfarne Athletic past Chemfica Reserves 2-0, while Chris Henderson and Lee Kelly goals were enough for Winlaton The Queens Head to beat Heaton Rifles 2-1, despite a consolation strike from Connor Powell.