Sunderland Sunday League: Star Carl takes Pennywell away from troubled Waters

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PENNYWELL Comrades recorded their first league win in four games with a hard-fought 3-2 Second Division success over The Victory Club.

Josh Wilde put Pennywell in front, but Langley and Calvert turned it around for Victory.

But, in the latter stages, Carl Waters popped up with two fine goals from defence to gave Comrades the edge.

Shaun Fisk fired a hat-trick to lead table-topping Southwick to a 5-3 First Division home win over Gatsby, with Tansey adding a double.

James Cassidy. Dean Machin and Ben Davis found the net for Gatsby.

The Stackyard blew the chance of three much-needed points after leading 2-0 at Steels Athletic for the majority of the game.

Willie Crew struck twice for the visitors, but the Steels lads’ never-say-die attitude saw them rally for a 2-2 draw through Steven Wilson and, in the last five minutes, Paul Webster.

A weakened Thorney Close Inn side put up a good fight against Grange Park but ultimately succumbed to a 3-2 defeat despite goals from Kyle Milley and Peter Greenwell.

AFC Wearside succumbed to a shock Third Division defeat as joint bottom Washington Colliery gained three important points.

Price, Kelly and Naisbett gave Colliery the 3-1 win, with Calvert replying.

Washington Wetherspoons shared the spoils with Washington Last Orders in a close-fought 2-2 derby, but the home side rued twice losing the lead.

Tasker hit both for Wetherspoons, but Grier and a last-gasp Craig Neal equaliser levelled it up.

Ryhope Railway Inn eased to a 5-2 win over The Dolphin.

Paul Jackson started the scoring for with an early brace and Dolphin were four down when Howe and Vincent also found the net.

Sloppy defending let Coomber and Davis rally Dolphin, but Dent came off the bench to tap in from close range for Railway’s clincher.

The Guide Post turned on the style against Sandhills to claim a 5-2 win in the only Premier Division game.

Star man Dale Spence capped a great display with fine solo goal and set up strikes for Young and Bennett.

Sandhills hit back with Scott Mallaburn’s double, but Guide made sure of the points in the second half, with James Slack hitting a brace.

Tunstall Titans dominated Millfield Oddies from start to finish, hitting eight unanswered goals in a Fourth Division rout.

Smithson grabbed a hat-trick, followed by a brace from Robbie Wilson.

Star man David Lindsey set up the next three for Tunstall, with Anderson, Robinson and Callan finishing his good work.

Town End Farm RA are showing promise for promotion with another convincing win, 4-0 at Unite New Herrington Club.

Luke Conlin came off the bench to grab a fine double, with Gareth Stokers volley and a Corey Bell strike into the top corner rounding it off, despite a gallant display by home keeper Dominic O’Neill.

Martin Telfer Carpets, 5-3 winners against Ashbrooke Sports Club, are still on a good winning streak.

Ashbrooke put up a good fight, with Martin Mulvaney and Lewis Brown (2) on target, but the Carpetmen were too strong and lethal in front of goal as Trotter, Brooke, Moore and two-goal Metcalfe saw them home 5-3 to sit joint second top.

New Town kept up their winning ways to go second, triumphing 5-3 at Sunderland Railway Club.

Gary Tyzack’s double saw Railway take a deserved lead, but New Town caught them napping, Georgie Clark levelling with two goals of his own.

New Town then took the lead after a fine Josh Winlow free-kick, with Thompson and Holland making it five before Brannen hit a late reply.