Sunderland Sunday League: Gardeners dig deep to make life tough for misfiring Park View
Park View have lost their way recently and Millfield Free Gardeners took advantage with a 2-1 win in Division Three.
Jack Croucher’s two goals ensured the win for the hosts, with Steven Baker starring. before Jordon Southern replied late on.
The Chester Road Cafu rolled back the years with a fantastic effort to secure an exciting 2-2 draw for Lakeside SSC against Washington New Tavern at the Ski Slope.
Thompson put Lakeside in front, but Stoddart and Neal turned the game around before Paul Stephenson popped up with a late header to grab a point.
Penshaw CC were comfortable 7-1 winners over struggling Millfield Oddies, with man of the match Liam Binks firing a hat-trick.
Jameson, Priestman, Hayden and Kris Kane. Jack Curry scored a beauty in vain for Oddies.
Star men Chris Hollern and Edison Perekosifa both scored again to give Wearmouth CW Juniors a narrow 2-1 win over Ryhope.
The visitors had Matty Grainger on target and they could have taken a point if Ellis and Middlebrook had had their shooting boots on. Mark Dickinson shone for Wearmouth.
Shaun Barras was on hand to help secure a share of the spoils for Kings Arms as his late strike thwarted Wear United in a 3-3 draw.
Keogh, Wade and Steve Walls netted for United and Ian Whelan grabbed a brace for the Kingsmen.
A tremendous Danny Hill hat-trick kept Washington Juniors Teal Farm’s Fourth Division title hopes alive in a 4-2 victory at Terminus.
Nathan Stavers and Paul Muir got Terminus back into the game, but Steven Morris saw red and Teal Farm capitalised, with Lee Cuthbertson hitting the decisive fourth goal.
The Dolphin moved up the table after a 2-1 win over Nookside.
Star man John Wardle’s double did the damage, while Jack Barnes replied. Liam Hiles was Nookside’s top man.
Witherwack gave AFC Houghton another trouncing, however the 4-1 scoreline was more respectable.
The Wackers’ marksmen were Lee Catcheside, Hopper, Robinson and Callum Farquhar. Sub John Morrison struck for Houghton.
Mill View CIU moved top after a 6-0 win at Whitburn Panthers.
Liam Middlemas struck twice, and little brother David also netted to secure a 3-0 half-time lead.
Lewis, Raeper and Dan Hardy made it six. Conor Wadey stood out for Panthers.
Cherry Tree handed depleted Myers a lesson in their own backyard as they cruised to a 7-2 win in Division Two.
Longstaff (3), Wilson (2), McKenzie and Freeman had the Cherries flying, with Whittle and Smith responding
Pennywell Comrades grabbed only their second win of the season and heaped more pressure on AFC Wearside, who are still seeking a first victory.
Aiden Raeburn and Josh Dick found the goals to give Pennywell the 2-0 win.
Hendon Athletic are facing a relegation battle after suffering another home defeat, 5-1 to Willow Pond.
It was 5-0 at half-time as Athletic couldn’t deal with the windy conditions.
Star man Jake McDermott smashed a hat-trick for table-toppers Willow, with Head and Redpath putting the game to bed. Richie Timm’s trademark free-kick secured a late consolation.
TC Plastics piled the pressure on Silksworth CW with a 5-3 win in the only Premier Division game.
Dan Robinson, a Steven Anderson double, Michael Young and Josh Farquhar fired past Smurthwaite to shock Silksworth, who rallied through Nahid Salam, David Dixon and a fine Josh Tuckwell effort to ensure a nervy finish for the Plasticmen.