Blyth Town retain top spot in Northern Alliance

The high winds and rain again had an adverse effect on the Northern Alliance programme, with five games falling foul of the weather.

Blyth Town had Ian Lee and Malcolm Morien on target against Percy Main as they retained top spot in the premier division.

Lee struck from close range in the 25th minute and Morien fired in the second from the edge of the box in the 81st.

John Paxton slammed in a first half double as Wallington went back into second place with a storming win at Red House Farm.

Sam Walton and Jordan Nellis were also on the scoresheet for the Greens, with Alex Benjamin notching the reply.

Cramlington Town lead division one by five points as they beat Wooler.

Jordan Watson put Town ahead after Fraser Tait’s penalty for the visitors had been saved. Second half strikes from David Mason and Danny McDonald sealed the three points, with Tom Parr netting for the Glendale side.

Gateshead Redheugh had Ryan Davenport and Robbie Frame (2) on target at Ponteland United, but the black and whites came from behind to win it with goals from Craig Cook, Andrew Davidson (2) and Daniel Wright (2).

Derek Waters struck twice in Chopwell’s victory at Gateshead Leam Rangers that took them up into third.

Chris Muncaster and Craig Willis got the others, Louis Meach and James Fenwick replying.