Blyth Town leapfrogged Walker Central into pole position in the Northern Alliance premier division with a goal in each half from Ian Lee and Danny Beresford.
Liam Anderson slammed in a hat-trick as Wallsend Town came from behind to beat Percy Main. Gary Hall got the other after Ross Berkley had given the Villagers an early advantage.
Stocksfield’s Phil Davison also grabbed a treble in an exciting victory over Seaton Delaval. Karl Campbell got the other with Daniel Young, Stewart Wright and Stephen Howes netting at the other end in an end to end game.
Lee Hamilton struck twice in Killingworth Station’s victory over Shankhouse. Martin Roper and Michael Bowman were also on the scoresheet, with Paul Dunn netting for the visitors.
Wallington also won 4-1 against Rutherford, with Sam Walton, John Paxton, Justin Millican and Dan Thompson on target for the Greens.
It ended all square in the Carlisle derby – Mark Worrall shooting Northbank ahead and Tom Lucock levelling for Carlisle City.
Dale Pearson’s strike for Red House Farm proved enough to beat Ashington Colliers.
Chemfica hit-man Steve McLaughlin bagged a brace and Dean Laycock also scored against Bohs, who hit back through Mark O’Dea.
Alan Pegram was Redheugh’s hat-trick hero in their success against North Shields Athletic. Kev Hay also fired in with Scott Jasper (2) and Johnny Wyres beating the keeper at the other end.
Daniel Wright shot Ponteland United into an early lead at Willington Quay Saints and Craig Cook secured the points with a second in stoppage time.
Liam Heenan, Stuart Brown and Sam Armstrong fired Hexham into a 3-0 half-time lead, with New Fordley’s Lee Waugh grabbing a consolation late on.
Luke Ferguson and Richard May hit the back of the net for Cullercoats as they beat Bedlington Terriers Reserves, Danny Sayer pulling one back.
Rob Winrow (2), Joe Watson, Ben Wheeler and Alex Auld netted for Newcastle Uni as the students won at Heddon, who saw Connor Ballantyne and Andrew Davidson chalk up replies.
Birtley Saint Joseph’s suffered a bad day at the office as they crashed out of the Durham FA Trophy 7-1 at Wolviston.
Kris Allington had his shooting boots on and hit four in AFC Newbiggin’s win over West Allotment Celtic A. Ross Muter lashed in the other for the Seasiders, with Ridi Muteba (2) and Ben Jackson replying.
Gateshead Leam Rangers hit Swalwell for six with Michael Tucker netting a hat-trick and Louis Meach, Lewis Conroy and James Fenwick all getting in on the act.
Rob Woods and David Short hit Longbenton’s goals in their win over Cramlington United.
Kevin Regan, Andy Smith and Andy Sagar were Chopwell’s scorers as they beat High Howdon, who replied through Jason Walsh and Nick Mallon, as it remained as you were at the top.
Blyth Isabella had Dan Hislop, Dan Carr and Jake Miller (2) on the scoresheet against Seaton Burn, who netted courtesy of Liam Purvis.
Peter Murray, Ryan Taylor, Stuart Sullivan and Andrew Robertson slammed home for Alnwick Town Reserves against Wallsend Boys Club, whose goals came from Nicky Whitelaw and Michael Starkie.
An early own goal put Wideopen in front at Grainger Park, who turned things around with strikes from Swayne Murray and Shaun Sagar.
It ended honours even at Whitburn Athletic, who had Dan Nolan and Adam Clarke on target, Will Clarke and Aiden Bell netting for visitors Newcastle Benfield Reserves.