North Northumberland League round-up
Red Row Welfare 3
Red Row got off to a great start when a Paul Smith free-kick put them ahead on four minutes.
Adam Shanks added a second after 20 minutes before Kevin Bell capitalised on a horrendous mix up in the Belford defence five minutes later.
The home side did rally but couldn’t find a way back into the game.
North Sunderland 0
AFC Newbiggin 3
Title favourites Newbiggin were too strong for North Sunderland who did put in an improved performance in the first half.
Mick Angus put the away side in front before half-time, and after the break Ross Muter doubled the advantage.
North Sunderland’s best effort struck a post before Jonathon Macananey was allowed a free header to put the result beyond doubt.
Shilbottle CW Res 3
Tweedmouth Rangers 4
Shibottle just lost out in a seven goal thriller.
Mick Brown put the Colliers ahead on 10 minutes, before Ross Aitchison levelled in the 20th minute.
Peter McKaskil put the visitors ahead 10 minutes later, half-time 1-2.
Chris Chisolm equalised for Shilbottle but Craig Todd hit back to give Tweedmouth the lead once again.
Wooler Reserves 1
Alnmouth climbed two places off the foot of the table when they went put five goals past Wooler’s second string.
St Cuthberts 5
(aet Rothbury won 5-4 on penalties)
A Craig Sutton hat-trick and single strikes from Conor Mason and Jackie Angus took Rothbury to a penalty shoot out.
In reply for St Cuthberts a David Whenray brace and one a piece for Karl Taylor, Paul Palmer and James Hedley saw a tense finale in which Rothbury held their nerve to go through.
Craster Rovers 0
In a game of few chances Johnny Haige kept his head to give Lowick the lead after five minutes, Craster keeper Browell did well to save a penalty in the second half and Craster appeared to equalize late on but Lowick did enough to progress.
Berwick United 0
A tight contest saw both teams draw a blank in normal time.
In extra time Mark Lockart and Kyle Wood scored to put Springhill into the semi-finals.