Ponteland United Reserves moved to the top of the Tyneside Amateur League table for the first time since November as Daniel Troughton’s 50th goal for the club in just 74 appearances saw them past Forest Hall YPC 1-0, with Forest Hall dropping to fifth.
Cramlington Town Reserves slipped to second after a 2-1 defeat to Jesmond FC. Daniel Purvis netted for Cramlington, but goals from Andrew Mogwo and Alex Cole won all three points for Jesmond.
Stobswood Welfare are still in the hunt after a battling 3-2 win at Newcastle Medicals despite being reduced to ten men. The evergreen Stephen Gibbard was their hero as he celebrated a hat-trick, with Liam Walton bagging a brace for Medicals.
West Jesmond moved up into fourth place and are well in contention for glory as they beat North Shields Athletic Reserves 3-1. Tim Clasper came off the bench to net twice, with Marc Cowley also scoring.
Heaton Stannington B completed an impressive double over Morpeth Town Seniors to continue their recent upturn in form, with four wins in their last five games. Aladin Adaa and Jamie Anderson were the scorers for the Stan, with Jonny Spiers scoring for Morpeth, who drop to sixth but are still in the pack at the top.
Wardley ran amok against a depleted Newbiggin Hall Vettic, with eight different players finding the net. Anthony Kew scored four times whilst Carl Clarke, Chris Lowther, Ryan Heron and Adam Byron each added three, Liam Jobson-Cook scored twice and Lee Thompson and Carl Liddle were also on the scoresheet.
Pete Hall and Nick Chance were the marksmen for Gosforth Bohemian Reserves as they picked up a 2-1 win over Newbiggin Hall, who countered through Shaun Cheetham.
The league are on the lookout for new management committee members for next season, particularly anyone looking to take on the role of league secretary. Anyone interested should contact Neville Cowey at firstname.lastname@example.org