Durham Alliance Combination League: Wooton hat-trick helps Hall Farm hit double figures in Bowl tie
Hall Farm Glasshus proved far too strong for Bishop Auckland Hogans in a one-sided South Durham Bowl tie.
Visitors Hogans only had 10 men, and league leaders Hall Farm took full advantage, with Liam Wooton firing a hat-trick to sink the Crook and District League outfit.
Dean Smith (2), Ian Canavan, man of the match Chris Bewick, Spencer Shevlin, Ricardo Cabezas and Lee Pearce all notched for the Sunderland side
High-flying Wheatley Hill WMC went out, losing 1-0 at Wear Valley, from the Crook League. Keeper Kevin Hepple was outstanding throughout for Wheatley but was beaten by Matthew Price’s 80th-minute winner.
West Auckland Tuns exited the competition, going down 6-1 away to Crook League side Darlington Travellers Rest.
Jamie Cranston hit West’s consolation goal as four-goal Dan Wrigley, John Shields and Will Bolland secured the hosts’ victory.
Sherburn Village WMC were outgunned 4-1 by Bishop Auckland Reserves in the league. Star man Jamie Taylor notched for the home side, but Bishops ran out good winners, courtesy of strikes from Liam Gill, Liam Woodfine, man of the match Reed Molloy and Michael Owens.
Victory took Bishops up to third place.
Ruthless Blackhill & Ebchester handed out an 8-3 beating to visiting newcomers Billingham to secure their first league win.
Man of the match Richard Parkin stole the show with a magnificent five-goal salvo, supported by strikes from Paul James, Daniel Reed and Stuart McKenna.
Anthony Carter, Shaun Laverick and Andrew Rowney notched the Teessiders’ consolations, with David Rowney their star man.