Boro Rangers and Thornaby Dubliners will contest the MacMillan Bowl Final as they came through their semi final derbies on Easter Saturday. Rangers ended Grangetown’s winning run with a comprehensive victory of their own. Joe Woods, Paul Blake, Steve Keenan, Stu Rose, Jamie Bellamy and Dan Lockwood shared the goals in a 6-0 success.
Dubliners saw off nearby Yarm & Eaglescliffe 1-0. Midfielder Charlie Raby grabbed the Dubs winner.
Stockton West End kept their momentum going at the top of the North Riding League Premier as Fishburn Park were put to the sword 5-1. Jake Large, Elliott May, Josh Haley, Josh Harrison and Sean O’Brien netted for West End. Nathan Storr hit the Whitby side’s consolation.
Redcar Town sit fifth after completing their campaign with a narrow win over Kader, at Mo Mowlam Park. Jordan McDonald struck Town’s winner, five minutes from time.
Guisborough Town Reserves also finished on a high after edging past in-form BEADS. A five-goal thriller saw Dom Harrison strike and Jon Howard’s brace see the Priorymen second string home. The Beechwood and Easterside club responded through Ashley McCarthy and Nathan Konya’s goals.
Bedale defeated Redcar Newmarket with two late strikes. There was 86 minutes on the clock when Ross Hodgson broke the deadlock. The same player then made sure with his and Dale’s second on 90.
In Division One, Thirsk Falcons showed why they’ll be in the top tier, next season, thumping Loftus Athletic, 8-0. Lewis Bullimore hammered a hat-trick and there were braces for Liam Cook and Cameron Scott, with Joshua Duffield adding the other.
Tees Valley Tigers have had a terrific first season and are in pole position to take third after seeing off closest rivals, Whitby Fishermen, 3-1, at Lythe Sports Field.
Lingdale Village and Stokesley Sports Club Reserves shared an eight-goal thriller. Sports Club who have guaranteed second spot, behind Thirsk, had Matty Lazenby to thank as he netted all four of their goals in this 4-4 stalemate.
The most goals arrived at Stokesley Athletic where the hosts were pummelled 12-3 by Redcar Athletic Reserves. Tom Eglinton, Liam Williams, Owen Clarkson and Webber all bagged braces with further goals from Matthew Ankers, Jake Lance, Joseph Mannion and Ben Wardell.