West put up brave fight before losing in Minor Cup

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BURRADON and New Fordley progressed to the semi-final of the County Sunday Cup with a 4-2 win over St Peter’s Social Club.

Goals came from Steven Howes (2), Paul Alexander and David Atkinson.

Ashington Grand joined Tynemouth Gunner into the next round of the County Minor Cup with a 4-0 home win against Seghill SC from the Cramlington League.

However, the Eagle bowed out of the same competition in a close game, going down 2-1 against Bomarsund SC.

On target for the Eagle was Daniel Hislop.

In the JD Marnock Cup, West Allotment went down 3-1 against first division Blyth Seahorse, despite giving their higher opponents a few anxious moments.

Scoring for the Allotment was Michael Parr.

Goals for the Seahorse came from David Archbold, David Burt and Brian Gabbitas.

The Prince of Wales were unlucky to go down in a seven-goal thriller against the High Street, who had the Goldie brothers to thank for seeing them safely through to the next round of the competition.

Anthony scored a hat-trick with Alan scoring the other.

Division one saw an eight-goal thriller between Ashington Grand Street and The Milbourne Arms.

The Grand Street will be kicking themselves as they had the game won with 20 minutes left.

However, they contrived to concede three goals to throw points.

In an early kick-off, the points were shared between New Delaval and Newsham and Blyth Masons Arms in a 2-2 draw.

New Hartley lost 2-1 at home to The Albert North Shields. Scoring for Hartley was Nick Jefferson. On target for Albert were David Kerr and Ian Dunn.

Monkseaton Hunting Lodge had a superb 3-2 win away against North Shields Gunner. Stephen Haywood and Martyn Evans were on target for the Gunner.

Goals for the Lodge came from Stephen Dynes, Liam Graham and Dan Atherton.

In Division two, Blagdon Arms Cramlington completed the double over league leaders Cowpen Percy Arms. The Blagdon won by the odd goal in seven in a very evenly contested game.

Goals for the Blagdon came from a Mark Herron hat-trick and Shane Holt. Replying for the Percy was Paul Middleton (2) and Ian Dawson.

The only other game in division two saw Blyth South Beach beat Ashington White House 3-2, putting them level on points with the Percy.

Goals for South Beach came from Anthony Marshall, Anthony Harvey and Gordon Reaverley. On target for The White House was Lee Julian and Steven Rennison.