GOSFORTH Bohemian Reserves moved into a strong position in their Tyneside Amateur League John Hampson Memorial Trophy group after a 6-2 win over Stobswood Welfare.
Andy Thompson netted a hat-trick with the other goals coming from Marcus Burn, Tom Forder and Lachlan Naisby. Rob Baker and Aaron Carruthers scored for Stobswood.
Winlaton The Queens Head are also two wins from two in their group after seeing off Wardley by the odd goal in nine. Chris Heath bagged a brace, with Dean Hall, Mark Waugh and player-manager Michael Robinson also scoring. Aaron Coote, Dean Kirtley, Ryan Heron and Lee Thompson scored for Wardley.
In the other game in that group, goals from Scott Andrews and Luke Fergusson gave Cullercoats Reserves a 2-0 win over Walker Central Reserves.
The big game in the Neville Cowey Cup saw heavyweights West Jesmond and New York play out a 3-3 draw. Stu Davidson, Alistair Semmence and James Tootle scored for Jesmond, with Steven Brown, Jordan Simpson and Gary Stanners earning New York their point.
Chopwell are well in with a chance of qualifying from the group with a 2-0 win over Gosforth Bohemian A thanks to a Craig Willis brace.
In the other group, Newcastle Medicals got off the mark with a 4-3 win over Chemfica Reserves, with Jimmy Bell, Steve Carnell, Mark Tobin and assistant boss James Burns on target for the victors. Luke Molloy scored for Chemfica with Anthony Bruce bagging a brace.
North Shields Town and North Shields Athletic Reserves played out a 2-2 draw – Danny Harris and John Wenn scoring for Town, with Dean Bolam and Leeroy Odd on the sheet for Athletic.
In the sole division two game, Ponteland United Reserves and Newcastle East End had to settle for a point apiece after a 1-1 draw. Daniel Gallagher struck for Pont, with Daniel Taggart ensuring a share of the spoils for East End.
The league are inviting new applicant clubs for the 2013-14 season.
Anyone interested should contact league secretary Brad Malcolm on firstname.lastname@example.org