Seaham Red Star 2
Newcastle Benfield 4
Ebac Northern League Division 1
The Lions completed their final 2018/19 Northern League Division 1 fixture with a convincing win against Seaham Red Star.
Joe Robson opened the scoring for Benfield with a low drive before James Martin extended the Lions lead with a wind assisted shot which beat Seaham keeper Bannon.
Michael Chilton immediately pulled one back for the hosts with a decent header from a dangerous cross before Dan Wilson prodded home an equaliser just before the break
In the second half both goalkeepers Chris Bannon and Andrew Grainger we’re called upon to produce excellent saves to prevent any further goals,
however the the deadlock was broken when substitute Dale Pearson came on and was unlucky not to score himself striking the post which rebounded to Jake Orell to slot one home and make it 3-2 to Benfield.
The killer goal which clinched the game was scored by Pearson after a determined run and an excellent finish which wrapped the game up for Benfield to win 4-2.