Monkseaton Arms’ cup run ends at Cramlington

THE Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League had three sides in NFA Sunday Minor Cup action.

Bedlington Community progressed to the fourth round with a 3-2 win at Blyth Spartans Under-19s thanks to goals from Michael Robinson, Jamie Graham and Antony Harrison.

Monkseaton Arms were unlucky as they went out against Cramlington Benedictine 3-0.

West Allotment reached the semi-final of the Eric Anderson Cup with a 4-2 home win against Ashington Central. Ben Gilroy scored a hat-trick for the home side with Michael Hartley also on target. Gary Wallace and David Laing scored for the Central.

In the premier division, Burradon and New Fordley maintained top spot with a 3-0 home win over Blyth Comrades.

Milbourne Arms had an excellent 3-1 win at home against North Shields Gunner with goals from new signing James Bell plus Sean Storrey and Mathew Lawn. John Ball scored for the Gunner.

Ashington Mortimer continued their push to catch Burradon with a 2-0 win away to Whitley Bay Seahorse Athletic, goals from Trevor Newman and Brent Aisbitt.

Division one saw Cowpen Percy Arms get back to winning ways with a 5-1 home win against Blyth Seahorse.

Whitley Lodge Kittiwake won 4-1 at home against Ashington White House thanks to goals from Chris Atkin (2), Steven Patterson and Simon Gourlay. On target for the White House was Kieron Little.

Blyth Masons Arms came back from two goals down at home to Ashington Grand but lost 4-2 in the end.

Blyth South Beach had a hard fought 4-3 win at home to High Street. Goals for the Beach came from Joe Betts (2), Mark Richardson and Redmond Cockburn. On target for the Street were Anthony Goldie (2) and Anthony Marshall.

Division two-basement side AE Phoenix went down to another defeat at the hands of New Hartley. Hartley ran out 8-2 winners thanks to goals from David Hope (2), Andrew Shandran, Clark Gunn, Terry Clough, Carl French, Scott Evans and Nicky Eastlake.

Goals for the Phoenix came from Alex Richardson and Luke Carr.

In a very close game, Ashington Grand Street went down 2-1 at home against Marden Residents. Chris Hogg scored for the Street. Goals for Marden came from Carl Farmer and Michael Wedderburn.

Blyth Ridley Park went down 3-0 at home against the Bay Horse, whose scorers were Darren Robinson (2) and Michael Walton.

Cramlington Phoenix won 2-1 at home against Newsham Black Diamond.

Mark Race and Chris Frazer scored for the Phoenix. Joe Rose was on target for the Diamond.