MORPETH SUNDAY LEAGUE ROUND-UP
IN an eagerly-anticipated top of the table clash, Pegswood defeated Ashington RAOB 4-1 to maintain their 100 per cent record.
On the scoresheet for Pegswood were Wyn Fremlin (two), Ben Fenwick and Ashley McAlpine, with the RAOB response coming from Darren Reay.
Amble Tavern – last year’s league winners – overcame Morpeth Chantry 5-1 with their goalscorers as follows: Ross Gair (two), Lee Harker, Chris Graham and Darren Riddell.
The scoreline was harsh on Chantry as they had managed to keep the game level at 1-1 until their goalkeeper was sent off after 75 minutes.
Red Row Brick club recorded a deserved 4-0 win away to Bedlington Barrington Arms with efforts coming from Kevin Bell, Craig Keen, Adam Shanks (penalty) and Reece Ramsay.
Stakeford Half Moon ran riot away to Village Inn Longframlington racking up a 10-1 victory, with Joe Moscrop grabbing a hat-trick, Andrew Carr notching a brace and single efforts each from Liam Candlish, John Beswick, Jamie Chapman, Chris Dobey and Robbie Black.
Rounding off the Division One action this week, Stobswood logged a fine 4-1 victory away to Amble Dock Hotel.
League leaders Riverside Lodge kept their winning run going as they recorded a 5-3 away victory against Shakespeare Tavern. On target for the Riverside was Dan Thompson, who scored twice, Darren Percy, Nathan Williamson and Scott Humble, with the Shakespeare responses coming from David Chivers (two) and Dale Wilkinson.
The Shakespeare more than held their own in this game and scoring three times was an impressive feat considering their goalkeeper had been sent off early in the contest.
Just behind the Riverside with games in hand are Bomarsund and they remained unbeaten as they put four goals past River Coquet thanks to strikes from Ross Muter, John Bone, Kris Grey and Tony Messenger.
In a tight affair, Felton edged out East Chevington 5-4 thanks to braces from James Jackson and Tony Brown and a single goal from Ant Maken, with the East Chevington goals coming from Darren Smith (two), Matthew Beverley and Johnny Shepherd.
Rounding off the action this week are Northumberland HMP, who overcame Alnmouth Argyle 2-0 thanks to a Dean Brown penalty just before half-time and a John Hughes goal 10 minutes into the second half.