Northern League round-up- 20th February
Mixed fortunes in both divisions but Marske keep up title hopes and Synners remain in promotion contention.
Marske United moved up to fifth as they look to retain their Northern League Championship. Carl Jarrett's men won 3-1 at lowly Jarrow Roofing to go within 18 points of leaders Shildon, with six games in hand.
However, second-placed Guisborough Town had a tough time, losing 2-0 at rivals Newton Aycliffe, who go third.
In Division Two, Billingham Synthonia remain in the promotion places with a comfortable 5-0 home victory over second-bottom Birtley, while Billingham Town fought to a 1-0 success at Willington. Thornaby were well beaten, 6-0, at fourth-placed Chester-Le-Street.