West up to third in Tyneside Amateur league

West Jesmond moved up to third in the Tyneside Amateur League and remain unbeaten after a 5-2 win at Newbiggin Hall.

James Dixon celebrated a hat-trick and was joined on the scoresheet by Adam Matthewson and Douglas Cranston. Jonathan Anderson and Kieran Ellis netted in vain for Hall.

North Shields Athletic Reserves made it five wins out of five with five goals against Wardley, who netted twice in reply through Lewis Robson and Ryan Taylor. Leeroy Odd bagged another brace for Athletic, with Nicholas Henderson, Harry Johnson and Scott Parker also on target.

Ponteland United Reserves claimed an excellent 4-0 win at Forest Hall YPC. Their goals were netted by Daniel Brown, Daniel Hadfield, Daniel Mupungu and Darren Parkes.

Killingworth YPC shared four goals and the points at Amberley Park. Adam Illingworth and Ben Sutton struck for Killy, but Dean Keith and Colin McLaughlin earned Bohs a point.

The spoils were also shared as Newcastle Chemfica Reserves played out a 1-1 draw with Newcastle Medicals. Ellis Bowen scored for Chemfica, with John Steel ensuring Medicals took home a point.

Blyth Town Development travelled to Embleton Whinstone Rovers in the Northumberland FA Minor Cup, returning with a 6-0 win and safe passage into the second round. Sam Watts and Jak Ditchburn both celebrated pairs, with Andy Bell and Brandon Nadeem completing the scoring.

In the Minor Cup tie between two of the league’s sides it was Stobswood Welfare who came out on top against Lindisfarne Custom Planet Reserves 3-2, while a bad tempered affair between Newcastle East End and Grainger Park went the way of the Northern Alliance side by the odd goal in 11.