Red Lion brought back to earth with a bump

In the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League premier division, High Street were beaten 4-1 at home by North Shields Royal Arms.

Anthony Goldie scored for Street, but goals from Mark Hunter, Lee Kelly, Les Thompson and Alan Baptist won it.

Two Damien Stevens goals were enough as Ashington Grand won 2-0 at New Delaval and Newsham, despite the efforts of home keeper Kurt Danielson.

Red Lion Earsdon came down to earth with a bump after final success last week as they lost 8-0 at home to Blyth Comrades. Leading the scoring was Terry Self with a hat-trick, with Antonie Ridley, Robert Ridley, Michael Meins, Daniel Long and Jordan Miller also on target.

Division one saw the game of the day between Marden Residents and Blyth Last Orders with 11 goals between them as Marden ran out winners 6-5. Sharing the goals for Marden were Chris Darroll, Grand Richardson, Mark Hunter, Jordan Fry, Leeroy Odd and a Tony Fawcett penalty. Andrew Scott scored four for Last Orders with Mathew Crook also on target.

Ashington Excelsior took the points at home in a 6-3 against Stakeford Cherry Tree. Scoring hat-tricks for Excelsior were Martin Kelly and Jamie Graham. Robert Bell (2) and Jake Gray scored for Cherry Tree.

Ashington White House went goal crazy at home against Blyth United Services, winning 12-0. Craig Towert led the scoring with four as John Gall, Andrew McLennen and Jason Ritches added two each. Graham Robinson and Gavin Armstrong scored the other two goals.

Blyth Isabella Colliery and Newsham Victory shared the points in a 3-3 draw. Todd Musgrave (2) and Chris Arkless netted for Isabella while David Lillico scored a hat-trick for Vic.

Blyth Waterloo won a close game 2-0 at home against Newbiggin Bankhouse as Martin Robinson scored both goals.

Burradon and New Fordley are in the NFA Sunday Cup at Whitley Park Benton in a morning kick-off on Sunday, May 11, when they take on Cullercoats Formica from the Cramlington League.