Royal Arms hit 15 without reply against Bay Horse

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ASHINGTON Mortimer eased into the semi final of the George Davison Cup with a 7-0 win over second division neighbours Ashington Central.

In the semi-final of the SA Randolph Cup, Burradon reached yet another final when they won 4-2 away at North Shields Gunner. Goals for the Gunner came from Lewis Hayward and Chris Gilespie. Scoring for Burradon was Bradley Brooking (2), David Atkinson and Daniel Young.

The JD Marnock quarter final between New Hartley and New Delaval and Newsham will have to be rescheduled after the game was abandoned on 65 minutes due to a serious injury.

The premier division saw Blyth Comrades beat a much-improved Milbourne Arms side 4-2.

Division one leaders Ashington Grand dropped two points at home against Monkseaton Arms in a 2-2 draw. Scoring for the Grand was Richard Morris and Shaun Day. On target for the Arms were Antony Brannon and Andrew Robinson.

Whitley Lodge Kittiwake had a solid 6-3 win at home against High Street. Simon Gourlay scored a hat-trick with other goals from Daniel Sneap, Jonny Storrey and Richard Stretton.

Division two title favourites North Shields Royal Arms went goal crazy at home against a well below par Bay Horse. The Royal scored no less than 15 times with out reply. Scorers were Alan Batiste (7), Scott Pocklington (3), Les Thompson (2), Nick Thompson, Tony Browell and Steven Clay.

Bedlington Community were made to fight all the way against the vast improving AE Phoenix, running out 5-2 winners.

Ashington Grand Street also found the net seven times without reply in the win away to Cramlington Phoenix.

Newsham Willow Tree gained a valuable point at home against West Allotment in a 2-2 draw. David Lillico and Craig Frazer scored for the Willow Tree. Replying was Jed Findley (2).

Blyth Ridley Park also gained a point in their goalless draw at home against Marden Residents.

On Sunday the league stages the first finals of the season at Bedlington Terriers Ground. At 10.30am is the Alan Davison final between Blyth Comrades and Burradon and New Fordley. Then at 2.30pm is the Eric Anderson final between New Hartley and North Shields Royal Arms.