Silksworth Rangers kept their first clean sheet of the Wearside League season as they romped to a 4-0 win over Annfield Plain last night, writes Malcolm Pratt.
James Alston opened the scoring on 15 minutes with a fine individual effort and, on the stroke of half-time, Gary Tyzack slotted into the net from close range.
Alston’s cross gave Glen Hargraves the opportunity to make it three and Paul Muir completed a comprehensive victory.
Managerless Easington Colliery claimed only their fourth point of the season at Seaton Carew. Craig Lines headed Seaton ahead, but Rob Taylor levelled at the far post 10 minutes from time.
Sunderland West End won 2-1 at Prudhoe Town.
The Wearsiders appeared to be coasting when they went two up through Warren Cassap and James Fryett, but, when Jake Stafford cut the deficit two minutes from time, there were some anxious moments for the visitors.
Ashbrooke Belford House led courtesy of Lee Collins but lost 3-1 at Harton and Westoe.
David Graham’s penalty on 58 minutes restored parity, with Keegan McDermott and Gary Dadd sealing their success.
Peterlee Town drew 1-1 at Wolviston, who won their first point at the seventh attempt.
The Teessiders made a dream start, Shaun Gregory scoring, but Peterlee quickly regrouped and Craig McManus headed in a left-wing cross to equalise.
Coxhoe Atletic were ahead for more than an hour through Stephen Ferguson before Richmond Town levelled with Kalum Holbrook’s fine free-kick.
Kevin Davison, Adam Sharp and Dominic Mossa steered Boldon CA to a 3-2 win over Cleator Moor, while Willington made it eight wins out of eight when Andrew Richardson’s 85th-minute penalty sank battling Leam Rangers 1-0.