Northern Football Alliance Round Up
Hot-shot Adam Shanks got awesome Amble United on their way and went on to add three more in the second half as the Seasiders went seven-up – and back to the top of the Premier Division on Saturday.
Shanks’ fifth minute opener was added to by Lee Harker, Brett Aisbitt and Sean Taylor before the break, as Derek Atwell’s side swept visitors Hebburn Reyrolle aside.
Michael Hogg’s double either side of half-time for Ashington Colliers gave them the points against Carlisle City, who pulled one back through Robbie Mather but, for all their late pressure, couldn’t find a leveller. Whitley Bay A’s Sean Jobson headed in a late winner at Shankhouse as the Seahorses came from behind to keep in touch at the top. James Biddey’s header put Shankhouse ahead but Shaun Gibson levelled soon after – and Jobson grabbed the winner with four minutes to go.
Chris Hall, Ben Dibb-Fuller and Declan Stokle were on target for Stocksfield in their win at Wallsend Town, who replied though Steve Matthews, while Mark Davies hit a late double for Percy Main in their 4-0 success against Rutherford.
Chris Bell and Chris Doig had the others, while Tony Abladey had a penalty saved by visiting number one Rob MacGregor.
Goals fromSteven Elsey (2) and Jordan Watson (2) ensured First Division leaders Cramlington Town could take their superb winning run to five games while Lansbury hit a double for hosts Newcastle.
Gateshead Redheugh’s Kev Hay struck a double in a 6-1 victory over Morpeth Town A. Ryan Davenport, Ryan Latimer, Chris Hepple and Craig Williams got the others while Andrew Dodds netted the consolation.
Bedlington Terriers Reserves’ Scott Westaway struck twice and Shaun Taggart got the other against Willington Quay Saints and Forest Hall struck four times to inflict a first defeat on Heddon.
Michael Reay, Dan Sherliker, Andrew Mitchell and Dieu Llomana did the damage while draw specialists Bohemians had an exciting stalemate for the fourth time for while Dan Betney and Craig Allen netted, Red House Farm’s Lee Brady cracked in a couple to reply.