Stephen Turner has been a reliable marksman for years – and he showed his clinical side with a six-goal super show as Murton Park View walloped Seaham Marlborough 10-1 in a Tommy Burrell Memorial Cup derby.
Turner’s double hat-trick stole the show, while Anthony Cowie weighed in with a hat-trick and Sean Rollin also struck.
Jordan Plummer notched for Marlborough, whose star man was Chris Blaney.
The cup dominated the weekend, with three other teams reaching double figures.
Michael Laverick netted for Second Division Acre Rigg SC, but they too conceded 10 goals against Premier League leaders Dawdon Welfare Park.
Jack Walker (2), Dan Armstrong (2) and sub Kyle Bell (2) led the way, backed by Marc Taylor, Paul Atkinson, Robbie Bird and Wes Smith.
Keeper William Laverick was outstanding for Rigg, with Craig Price best for Dawdon.
Easington Half Moon suffered a crushing 10-0 defeat to rampant Easington Lane WMC, with substitute Callum Haswell bagging a hat-trick.
Doubles from John Purvis and Ryan Taylor, plus efforts from Gavin Hoggarth, Kevin Woods and star man Matty Weirs, sealed Lane’s convincing progress. Kieran Townley shone for Moon.
Murton New Hesledon were the fourth club to be hit for double figures when they went down 10-0 to Seaham The George, who revelled in hat-tricks from Darren Ruddock and Marc Ruddick.
Paul Henderson, Mark Laver, Adam Wallace and Ryan Temple also scored. Kevin Alderson was Hesledon’s star performer.
Second Division Peterlee Hearts upset the odds when they beat First Division outfit South Hetton Cricket Club 3-2.
Ryan Fenwick, Adam Joyce and Dave Kember did the damage, with Nathan Adamson and Mark Hartley replying.
Michael Robinson starred for Hearts.
Peterlee Helford United cruised home 6-1 at Wingate Grange, with Michael Lee responding to strikes from sub Stephen Hockaday (3), Peter Crawford, Daryl Evans and Andrew Lonsdale.
Rob Huntley and Luke Wallace both struck twice as Easington CIU outgunned Thornley Harrys Bar 5-0, with Tom Goundry completing the scoring. Dan Sanders starred.
Easington HMS Victory beat Second Division leaders NSCC 4-0, with the goals coming from Rhys Williams, Nathan Graham, man of the match Ryan Douglas and Liam Beeston.
Gary Maratty was the New Seaham side’s star man.
Much-improved Horden CW Supporters Club progressed with a 5-3 success against Hetton The Tuns, with Scott Davidson, Jack Pinder, Rob Taylor, John Williams and Stuart Softley all on target.
Two-goal Scott Henderson and Darryl Robinson kept Tuns in the tie all the way.
Peterlee Oaklands got the better of New Seaham Mallard in an epic 10-goal encounter, winning 6-4.
Graham Murden (2), Michael Taylor and Brennan Yuill struck for Mallard.
Horden Cricket Club, close to folding a fortnight ago, edged through 4-3 in a close game against Hetton Social Club, for whom Nathan Fannan, Jack Brannigan and sub MacAuley Brannigan netted. John Brown shone.
There was one tie in the John & Pat McManus Memorial Cup second round, with Shotton Builders Warehouse reaching the last 16 by hammering Peterlee Central Club 7-2.
Bradley Beeston (2), Rory Armstrong, Liam Beeston, Michael Boardman, Karl Garside, and sub Peter Sheavils all struck, with Sean Pratt and Ashley Wilkinson replying.
With most clubs involved in cups, only two league matches went ahead.
Easington Southside took over at the top in Division One after enjoying a 4-0 win at Trimdon Colliery Royal Albion.
Kieran Purvis, Jamie Stott and subs Luke Barnes and Paul Newby came up trumps, with Thomas Farrell starring.
In the only Second Division match, Wingate Plough Inn climbed to second place after beating Hetton Fox and Hounds 4-2.
Joe Coulson’s brace was backed by efforts from subs Dale Stokoe and Adam Young, with Thomas Lawson star man.