September 27th, 2016

High-flying Sun Inn continue to impress in cups

Updated: 7:02 pm, Feb 09, 2016

WINCHCOMBE-based Sun Inn reached their third semi-final of the season as the Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division Three leaders upset Division One outfit Stour Excelsior in the Evesham Mechanical Services KO Cup.

Second half goals from Price and Steger proved decisive in a 2-0 win and Sun Inn are joined in the last four by Division Two’s Harvington who accounted for Dragons 3-0 with goals from Woodfield (2) and Ferguson.

The three remaining Bluck Cup quarter-finals took place and Pebworth overcame Avon Titans 2-0 with goals from Badger and Staite, whilst Ashton 88 triumphed 4-2 at Ambi Allsports as James (3) and White scored for Ashton and Boother and Hall netted for Ambi Allsports.

Quinton won through on penalties at Bengeworth after a 1-1 draw in which Drinkwater put Quinton in front before Mason levelled for Bengeworth.

Division Three’s Stratford United produced an upset in the Express-Funding Mick Godwin Cup as they knocked out top flight side and holders Bear on penalties after a 3-3 draw in which Davis (2) and Ticklebank scored for Stratford and Goodwin (2) and Keen were on the mark for Bear.

Broadway United reached the last four of the WFA Sunday Junior Cup with a convincing 8-2 win at Worcester League side Colwall St James.

In league action, Division One leaders Bretforton Old Boys won 3-0 at Inkberrow thanks to a Beddoes treble, whilst Sam Ford hit a hat-trick and Jake Meredith also scored as Evesham WMC overcame Bredon 4-0.

Cider Mill picked up a much-needed three points with a 3-2 victory at Jackson Fairfield as Francis and Heritage scored for the home team but Cider Mill took the honours thanks to strikes from Bullock, Stevens and Tomkotowicz.

Second placed Pinvin United were held 1-1 at home by Alcester Town as Bostock scored for Pinvin and Poulson was on target for Alcester.

In Division Two second placed Mickleton Rangers closed the gap at the top with a convincing 7-1 win over Badsey Recreation as Mills (3), Robinson, Sexton, Beasley and Hicks scored.

Cropthorne came from behind to win 2-1 in their local derby with Charlton Old Boys. Andy Clements gave Charlton the lead before second half goals from Boother and Letterse saw Cropthorne home.

Ward, Smith and Green scored for New Inn Pershore in their 3-1 win over Tesco United, for whom Miles scored.

Evesham United Sunday won 5-3 at Broadway United Reserves thanks to goals from Quirke, Murphy, Ranger and Coe, with Broadway registering through Wes Parker (2) and Nurse.

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