THE heavy rain across the North East claimed most of the Morpeth Sunday League games as only four managed to survive.
Nothing looks like stopping Pegswood Ex Servicemen in Division One as they strolled to another home win over basement side Blackthorn Rovers.
Wyn Fremlin led the way with a hat-trick and further goals from Ashley McAlpine, Matthew Cummings, Colin Herdman, Josh Gilmartin, Paul Straker and Mark Nixon saw them extend their lead at the top with a 9-0 win.
Bedlington Barrington Arms continue to lead Division Two and they recorded another emphatic victory, this time winning 7-1 away to Newbiggin Bankhouse.
The game of the day took place at Ashington as Hirst Industrial hosted River Coquet, who raced into a 3-1 lead but the hosts bounced back to win 5-4 in a great game of attacking football.
Mark Taylor, Stu Smith, David Sturgeon, Davie Lang and Brian Chisholm were the home marksmen and Scott Arries bagged all four of the River’s goals but still ended up on the losing side.
Ellington advanced into the semi-finals of the ACS Dobfar Cup with a 2-1 extra-time win away to Morpeth Chantry.
Andrew Neil and Eddie Towers won it for the visitors, David Kewn replied for the hosts.