Durham Sunday League: Opportunity Knox for Hetton New Inn star Jordan

Washington JFC Biddick Inn defend against Willow Pond (blue and white) in last week's Over-40s League clash. Picture by Craig Leng
Washington JFC Biddick Inn defend against Willow Pond (blue and white) in last week's Over-40s League clash. Picture by Craig Leng
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Hetton New Inn romped to a 10-1 victory at Bearpark in the JD Taxis Guards Cup.

Jordan Knox had a day to remember, firing four goals, but the man of the match was Jordan Hay, who capped a brilliant individual display with a hat-trick.

Daniel Knox, David Jane and Kieron Hartill also struck, while Ben Eltringham responded for the newcomers.

Burnside WMC finished comprehensive 10-3 winners at home to Newton Hall Jovial Monk after a few early scares.

Kriss Jobling led the way with four goals, supported by a hat-trick from the returning Grant Craig, a brace from man of the match Max Stoker and a goal from the industrious Craig Ellison.

Star man Matthew Williams (2) and Adam Baister replied.

Houghton Wild Boar All-Stars progressed scrapped well to claim a 4-0 home win over Lumley Snooker Club.

Lumley thought they had opened the scoring when a shot rattled the bar and came down Geoff Hurst style, but the referee ruled it out.

Within a minute, Boar’s Liam Lusk had a penalty saved by Daniel Fleming, however within seconds Rob Thompson was fouled, with Boar awarded a second spot-kick, clinically converted by Stephen Parkin.

Outstanding goalkeeping from man of the match Sean Simpson prevented Lumley from getting level, and Boar doubled their lead from another Parkin penalty on 70 minutes before further goals from Shaun Corner and Thompson killed off the game visitors, whose star man was James Laidler.

Adam Campbell Bell’s four-goal haul helped Waldridge Park crush Witton Gilbert Travellers Rest 14-1.

Jamie Taylor (3), Richard Ellis (2), Chris Days (2), Lloyd McGee, keeper Thomas Ellis and Mark Chambers also notched, with David Calcutt responding. Anthony Morton stood out for Rest.

Birtley Coach and Horses came through 6-4 against gallant Pittington, largely thanks to Aaron McEwen’s treble.

Sean Lewis, James Ward and Alex Turnbull also scored, with Brian Colledge firing a hat-trick in reply, backed by a Kevin Howes strike.

Langley Park progressed on penalties after a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Framwellgate Moor WMC.

Liam Wrightson and Ian Field notched for Moor, with Liam Bowes and Matthew Wilkie ensuring the draw. Delf Tristan and Craig Thompson were the respective star men.

Washington Jays squeezed home 4-3 on penalties in the Stepy’s Coaches President’s Trophy, after a 3-3 extra-time draw at Dubmire.

Adam Hill made the breakthrough for Jays, stretching to slide home on 20 minutes, but mistakes by Mark Fish and Michael Alcock let in Dubmire to lead 2-1 at the break.

Hill levelled it up, heading home a long throw, then Jays regained the lead, Reece Wanless burying a fierce shot from Dan Robson’s through ball.

Dubmire, whose scorers were Daniel Price, James Gardiner and Steven Douglas, equalised at 3-3 with a header, then hit the bar in the dying seconds.

Wanless had a goal disallowed for offside in the scoreless extra half hour, then two Fish saves, followed by successful penalties by Lloyd Ellison, Chris Lorraine, Alcock and Hill guided Jays home in the shoot-out. Jake Croft starred for Dubmire.

Chester Garden Farm edged through 3-2 at Ouston Juniors in a tight tie. Farm struck on three minutes, but Matty McAdam quickly levelled, hooking home in a scramble after star man Sam Hedley’s free-kick caused problems.

Garden Farm, whose marksmen were Jake Chisholm, Bailey Hunter and Ryan Johnson, led 3-1 at half-time, but Ouston ensured a nervy finale when Danny Lawlor replied two minutes from time. Jordan Gibson shone for Farm.

Brandon Sports Club’s Premier class told as they finally beat Durham County Seniors 3-1 after extra time in the Castle Insurance Alan Smith Memorial Trophy, thanks to Karl Turner’s clinical hat-trick. Liam Milburn struck for County.

Pelton RAOB were too strong for Sherburn Village, cruising through 5-1 as Alex Peake’s double was supported by Luke Kerry, Adam Quigley and star man Kenneth Ball.

Alex Hird and Craig Mountain both notched twice as Durham County outgunned Whitehills 5-2, with Joe Kerry also on target. Joe Jenkinson starred.

Sacriston Cricket Club enjoyed an excellent 2-1 victory at Newton Aycliffe WMC, with Peter Strevens replying to strikes from Anthony Ward and John Harrison, Rob Draper shone for the cricketers.

Hilda Park exited the Stonebridge Inn League Cup, going down 3-1 at Premier rivals Sedgefield St Edmund’s.

Aaron Sheriff struck with a brilliant 25-yard free-kick for Hilda, whose star man was Ross Kind, but Stephen Flockett, Kevin Hodgson and Brian Fairhurst had already put Saints three goals up.

Chester Park Inn pipped Houghton Chilton Lodge 4-3 in an end to end epic. David Tyson (2), Chris Waistell and Paul Corlett guided Park through, with Stephen Wood star man.

Adam Hinde fired a hat-trick in vain for Lodge.

In the league, Eppleton Cricket Club secured a fine 2-1 victory, defeating Lumley to climb into second spot in Division Four.

Barry Appleton stood out for the home side, with Ben Harrison and Liam Ord coming up with the crucial goals, while Dan Melvin replied. Jack Howey shone for Lumley.

Bowburn demolished Durham Federation 9-2, inspired by four-goal Adam Kirk. Jody White, Andrew Robinson, Luke Elves, Josh Camsell and Andrew Dunn also notched, with Jamie Gregg and star man Ben Pearson responding.

Houghton Town were good 2-0 winners at Pelaw Grange Dogs in the Premier Division.

James Cook ran the show for Town, whose matchwinners were Lee McBeth and sub Gary Davison. David Jeffers starred in vain for Pelaw.

Sacriston WMC cruised to a 6-1 success against Chester Britannia, who had Gareth Patterson on the scoresheet. Two-goal Liam Walton, Ryan Bell, David Winter, Bem Sanderson and an own goal saw Sacriston home.

In Division One, Ouston Cherry Tree kept their 100 per cent start, winning 4-1 at Ferryhill Dynamoes, after trailing to a Stephen Ward goal.

Ouston produced an excellent second half. Andrew Clarkson finished off Mark Bailes’ through ball to level, then Micky Ross danced in from the left to put Tree in front. Clarkson smashed a 45-yarder over the keeper for 3-1, with Ryan Drummond lobbing a fine fourth.

New Brancepeth WMC shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw at Coxhoe Red Lion.

Jordan Stannard and Jamie Appleby notched for Lion, but Anthony Bussey and Anthony Holliday levelled it up.

Ushaw Moor Cricket Club romped to a 6-0 Second Division triumph against High Handenhold Bird Inn, with Lewis Cook’s hat-trick stealing the show. Richard Etherington and two-goal sub Paul Taylor also netted.

Keeper Jordan Craggs was star man for Bede Lodge SC in their 5-1 defeat at rampant Ferryhill Celtic, who revelled in Luke Thompson’s treble.

Shane Todd and Liam Pearson also scored, with Daniel Mann replying.

Michael Couch fired an excellent hat-trick as Ferryhill Community Hub stormed to a 5-2 victory at Kelloe WMC.

Neil Birbeck and Nathan Wall also struck, with Kadam Parnaby bagging both replies.

Pelton Crown shared the spoils with Bishop Middleham in a 4-4 thriller. John Cook, Ian Brabpn, Adam Partington and Jonathan Hornsby got in on the act for Bishop, but Dean Stewart, Anthony Hoyle, Kris Lawton and sub Connor Shaw made it all square.

Sedgefield SC won the only Third Division match 3-1 at Chester-le-Street AFC, who had James Thompson on target, with Andy Graham star man. Chester rued two costly late mistakes after more than holding their own throughout.