Blyth Town take over at top of Northern Alliance

Blyth Town are the new leaders of the Northern Alliance premier division.

Goals from David Atkinson (2), Ian Lee, Malcolm Morien and Johnny Mann in their 4-2 win over Wallsend Town saw them take over at the top.

Paul Thompson scored both goals for Wallsend.

Lee Donnelly and Danny Young shot Killingworth Station in front at Percy Main, and Chris Tate added a third after the break with Gareth Armstrong netting a reply.

A penalty from Steve Hurd Jnr and further strikes from Jack Foalle and James Walker gave Walker Central a comfortable 3-0 win over Rutherford.

Michael Fenwick marked his return to Seaton Delaval with the only goal of the game against Northbank, which was within 60 seconds of the kick-off.

Chemfica were denied a win at Willington Quay Saints when Steve McLaughlin’s goal was cancelled out by Mark Henderson two minutes from time.

Tavis Couling and Andrew Renton fired in for Gosforth Bohs as they shared the spoils with Bedlington Terriers Reserves, whose marksmen were Jon-James Eke and Andrew Alexander.

Aiden Armstrong’s double helped Hexham to a good win at Cullercoats. Matthew Blackith got the other with Michael Moor and Michael Thompson replying.

Darren Burn fired in a first half brace for AFC Newbiggin, but they were pegged back by replies from Blyth Isabella’s Michael Meins and Dan Long after the break.

Loius Meach (2), Chris Hayles, Lewis Conroy, James Fenwick, Phillip Creed and Tony Falconer all hit the back of the net for Gateshead Leam Rangers as they inflicted a heavy defeat on struggling Cramlington United.

Grainger Park’s Dwayne Murray, Jordan Allin, Lotanna Adibe and Jordan Jones all struck in the opening 45 minutes against Whitburn Athletic, but an end-to-end encounter ended all square as Dan Nolan (2), Andrew Smith and Grant Pressling scored at the other end.

James Keeling and Ashley Robinson were on target for Wideopen as they beat West Allotment Celtic A, Daniel Surley grabbing a consolation.