Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Lee Sews Seeds of County Cup Victory; JACK HATFIELD SPORTS TEESSIDE LEAGUE

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Lee Sews Seeds of County Cup Victory; JACK HATFIELD SPORTS TEESSIDE LEAGUE

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Byline: JACK HATFIELD

LEE Seed scored twice as Grangetown Boys Club progressed to the second round of the North Riding Senior Cup.

They saw off Wearside League outfit Kirkbymoorside 4-2. Richmond Town beat fellow league side Fishburn Park 7-1 with Tom Sweeney scoring twice.

Dormans went ahead against Richmond Mavericks in their County Cup match, but lost 2-1. Lee Knight scored for Dormans but Matthew Chilton equalised and Adam Emson scored the winner with 10 minutes remaining.

The lead of first division table has changed hands again. With Richmond Town on cup duty, Cargo Fleet took over after coming from behind to beat Nunthorpe Athletic 6-1 with Peter Snaith scoring two goals in each half.

Thornaby Dubliners moved up to second with a 2-0 victory over Great Ayton United, whose keeper was instrumental in keeping the Dubliners at bay until he was beaten by goals from Gareth Poole and Danny Jones in the second half.

Whinney Banks YCC moved up to fourth after they won 8-3 at North Ormesby with Danny Lockwood scoring five times to take his goals tally to 25 for the season.

BEADS suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat when they entertained Hemlington.

A new team leads the second division, Guisborough Town beating Redcar Newmarket 8-0 with Dean Wilson scoring four times and Gary Round twice.

Darlington Rugby Club, who were on Durham Trophy duty, dropped to second while Redcar Athletic consolidated third place after a 4-2 victory over Billingham Synthonia.

St Mary's College pulled off a surprise 3-2 victory over Grangetown YCC.

Yarm won 7-1 at Hope Athletic with Steve Preston scoring a hattrick and New Marske fought back from being a goal behind to draw 1-1 with Northallerton Town.

All four teams representing the Teesside League in the Durham Trophy bowed out at the first hurdle, Billingham Town losing 3-2 away to Birtley St Joseph. …

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