DARLINGTON Cleveland Bridge twice came back from two goals behind to draw 5-5 at Harton and Westoe.
Daniel McLachlan was the hero as he rifled four goals with Luke Black also on target.
Stephen Telford (2), Jack Burrell (2) and Stephen Graham struck for Harton.
Two games were goalless.
Willington were held at Prudhoe Town and Hartlepool and Cleator Moor Celtic also failed to break the deadlock.
One goal proved sufficient for Wolviston at home to Easington Colliery.
When Daniel Petts was brought down just outside the penalty area, James Brodie Myers bent the ball around the wall into the bottom corner.
Redcar Athletic, who had taken ten points from their previous four games, lost 3-1 at Jarrow. Ryan Burton drove home from an acute angle on 42 minutes and just after the hour he was again on target.
Grant Pressling made it three before Stuart Poulter claimed a consolation.
Seaton Carew fielded a weakened side and went down 3-2 to Ashbrooke Belford House.
David Scott, Mark Green and Kyle Anderson, with an 86th-minute winner, struck for the Wearsiders with David Wilson and David Wells (og) finding the net for Seaton.
Silksworth Rangers remain stranded at the bottom. Chris Robertson and Adam Bell gave Boldon CA a two-goal lead and there were only a couple of minutes left when John Turvey headed in a free kick for Rangers.
Kirkbymoorside coasted to victory at home to Annfield Plain. Three goals in seven first-half minutes from Jordan Rivers, Alex Strickland and Johnny Brown had them well in command.
Johnny Birbeck added a fourth before Ross Nicholson responded for Annfield Plain near the end.
Callum Mordey had Peterlee Town in front for 45 minutes but Sunderland West End rallied to take all three points. Adam McQuillan levelled and just before the final whistle captain Brad Foster also found the net.
Coxhoe Athletic finally managed to play their Wearside League Cup preliminary round tie and celebrated with a 3-2 victory over Gateshead Leam Rangers.
Kyle Scott, with a brace, and Chris Baxter were their marksmen with Steve Turnbull and Leon Kane keeping the Tynesiders in the game until the end.
Richmond Town went out of the North Riding County Cup at the hands of York University Amateurs, who won with an only goal.