There were eight first round ties in the Tyneside Amateur Challenge Shield down for decision on Saturday, and in the meeting of the league’s new boys Killingworth YPC cruised into the quarter-finals with a 4-0 win over Newbiggin Hall.Kyle Stocks bagged a brace and was joined on the scoresheet by Ross Snaith and Musa Mcube.
Ryton and Crawcrook Albion Reserves picked up their fifth consecutive win in all competitions, a run which started with a 3-2 success away at Forest Hall YPC in late August. They beat the same opponents at the same venue on Saturday, with Ryan Latimer celebrating both goals in their 2-0 success.
Gosforth Bohemian Reserves are unbeaten in the league, but have now lost both of their cup ties after Ponteland United Reserves claimed a 2-0 win at Benson Park, with Daniel Mupungu and Daniel Troughton on target as Pont also won for the fifth time on the bounce.
Ethan Paige fired a hat-trick as Bedlington Juniors progressed 5-2 at Lindisfarne Custom Planet Reserves. Trea Rowlandson and Tommy Wilkinson also scored for Bedlington, with Chris Conway and Joshua Lake countering for Lindy.
Newcastle Chemfica Reserves saw off Newcastle Medicals 5-0, and had a hat-trick hero of their own in Nik Watson, who was joined on the scoresheet by Carl Lumsden and player-manager David Jones.
Newcastle East End returned to winning ways, seeing off Wardley 4-2 in a tough encounter. Steven Gansore netted a pair for the hosts, with Dean Bell and James Parker also scoring. Anthony Kew and Bradley Nicholson were the Wardley marksmen.
North Shields Athletic Reserves also bounced back from their first defeat last weekend in style, with a 4-1 success over Blyth Town Development. Rob Stephenson, Daniel Haggerston, Scott Parker and James Auchterlonie were the scorers for Shields, with Shaun Taylor notching for Blyth.
Finally, West Jesmond progressed 6-1 at Stobswood Welfare.