Sunderland Sunday League: Four-goal Wilkinson inspires Dolphin’s biggest ever win

RCA Grangetown Florists (blue) battle aganst neighbours Ryhope Foresters last weekend. Picture by Kevin Brady
RCA Grangetown Florists (blue) battle aganst neighbours Ryhope Foresters last weekend. Picture by Kevin Brady

The Dolphin recorded their best ever victory, handing out a 12-0 beating to AFC Houghton in Division Four.

Craig Wilkinson had his shooting boots on, firing four goals, while Gleghorn and Hourigan both hit doubles. Watson, Young, Thubron and Jon Wardle rounded off the rout. Huggins stood out for Houghton.

Mill View CIU continued their good run with an impressive 6-1 victory at Washington Juniors Blue Bell.

Liam Middlemas was at it again, hitting a hat-trick. Conlin, Hardy and Micky Hall made easy work of the Bell, while Robinson hit the home reply.

Poor Paul Guy endured a torrid time between the sticks as Nookside succumbed 10-1 to Herrington CW.

Odwa Bunge hit Nookside’s goal, but four-goal Chris Cook was backed by Shanks, Lund, Guthrie, Lyall and Morrison (2) for the visitors.

Terminus went goal crazy again as they outgunned Whitburn Panthers 9-1.

Muir added to his impressive tally with two goals, while Robson (3), Stoker, Appleby and Stavers (2) finished the scoring. Conor Wadey struck for Whitburn.

Witherwack’s poor form continued with a 2-0 defeat to The Grange.

Grange battled hard against the Wackers and they claimed all three points with goals from Mark Sanderson and Jack Wright.

Washington Arms won 6-2 at Washington Juniors Teal Farm, sparked by Michael Parkin (2), Richard Logan (2), Lewis McGeoch and Martin Thompson. Lee Cuthbertson and Matthew Pallas replied.

Park View moved into second place in Division Three, following a tough 2-2 draw at King Arms.

Southern and Callaghan netted for Park View, while Michael Mather’s brace rescued a point for the hosts.

Matty Frost and Jayden Ellis hit fine goals to earn Ryhope a 2-1 win over Millfield Oddies. Ganley hit a tremendous volley for Oddies, but Ryhope defended well to see out the victory.

Paul Stephenson donned his new boots in the hope that it helped Lakeside change their luck, but they didn’t do the job.

Penshaw CC ran out 3-1 winners in a scrappy clash, with Kane, Brenning and Priestman scoring. Paul Rutter hit Lakeside’s effort.

Conner Stoddart (2), Chris Emmet (2) and John Ellison led Washington New Tavern home 5-3 against Wear United, with Leo Burke (2) and Liam Coulson replying.

Wearmouth CW Juniors pipped Millfield Free Gardeners 4-3, inspired by Edison Perekosifa (2), Gary Stoker and Chris Hollern.

Jack Croucher, Ryan Giles and Michael Smith netted for Gardeners.

The Jolly Potters only had themselves to blame for their unexpected 4-3 defeat to Port of Call in Division One.

They were cruising with goals from Baker and Paul Webster (2), but, after Dan Strachan was red-carded, it all went Pete Tong.

Port of Call capitalised on the extra man as doubles from Michael Hackett and Michael Wharton clinched a memorable victory.

The Royal Marine had three men sent off as they lost 4-2 to The Stella.

Gav Stoker hit two for Marine,but Gav Teasdale’s brace levelled it.

The flurry of red cards, for Josh McGill, Stoker and Aidan Raeburn, rocked Marine, with Dunlop and Weddle clinching Stella’s triumph.

Ryhope Top House had to graft hard to win 2-0 at New Town, with Carl Young and Michale Brown notching either side of the break. Danny Warris starred for New Town.

Redhouse Last Orders edged out Oddies 2-0 in a tight clash, with Neil McNulty and Paul Stokoe both scoring late on.

Snowdon pulled the strings in vain for Oddies.

Washington Colliery and Thorney Close Inn drew 1-1 in a scrappy affair.

Thorney had Davis Robinson on target, but Joe Williamson responded.