Morpeth Sunday League round up
THERE were only two games played in Division One this week as pitch problems prevented a derby game between Amble Dock and Amble Tavern occurring and the recent severe weather in Morpeth put paid to Morpeth Chantry against Ashington RAOB.
Firstly Pegswood made it a perfect five wins out of five and Ashley McAlpine continued his astonishing run in front of goal with another hat-trick his fifth in a row as they defeated Stobswood 5-2.
Also on target for Pegswood were Lee McAndrew and Steven Dolan with the Stobswood replies coming from David Curtis and Anthony Wade.
In the division’s other game Red Row recorded an away victory at Village Inn winning 7-0 thanks to an Adam Shanks hat-trick, a Sean Palmer brace and single goals by Kevin Bell and John Charlton.
In Division Two, Riverside Lodge ended East Chevington’s winning start to the campaign, defeating the home side 3-1 with the goals coming from Dan Thompson (two) and an effort by Darren Percy.
Jordan Giles got the consolation for East Chevington.
In what appeared to be a close encounter, Blackthorn Rovers recorded a 3-2 victory away to Alnmouth Argyle.
Netting for Rovers were John Sanderson, Kevin Rainbow and Richard Stobbard with the Alnmouth goals courtesy of Dan Humphries and John Barlow.
Shakespeare Tavern racked up a hefty scoreline as they ran-out 10-0 victors over River Coquet with Johnny Taylor notching a hat-trick, David Chivers and Ritchie Hall both got braces, with Sean Black and Mal Lawson each scoring one.
Also on target for the Skakespeare was ex-Barrington Arms penalty king Lewis Hardy.
North End Trap overcame Northumberland HMP 2-1, thanks to quick-fire goals from Josh Rollinson and Stuart Oman, North End went into the second half two goals to the good.
Despite an equaliser from Gary Douglas they kept their composure and picked up the victory.
Rounding things off this week, Amble Blue Bell recorded their first victory of the season by beating Felton 8-2 notching for Amble were John Spears with four, Scott Arries bagged a brace and Liam Jefferson and Isaac Rowe both scored one each, on target for Felton with two goals was David Loxon.