27th Oct, 2016

Holders Old Boys exit Knockout Cup on penalties in thriller

Liam Moakes 4th Oct, 2016 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

HOLDERS Bretforton Old Boys crashed out of the Evesham Mechanical Services Knockout Cup as they were beaten on penalties by Mickleton Rangers in round two.

The sides had contested a thrilling 6-6 draw in which Robinson (2), Beech, Neale, Collins and Mills netted for Rangers and Brown (3), Trotman, Reeves and Beddoes scored for Old Boys.

Elsewhere in this Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League competition, Pinvin United needed penalties to overcome Charlton Old Boys after a 3-3 draw in which Chris Clements, Andy Clements and Ainsworth scored for Charlton and Upfield, Izod and Haynes were on the mark for Pinvin.

Broadway United were made to work hard at Offenham Rovers where goals from Horsburgh, Hopkins and Rogers sealed victory for the Division One outfit.

Broadway’s second string defeated Ambi Allsports 3-2 thanks to a Luke Sallis treble.

Burford and Lane both scored twice for Bengeworth as they edged past visitors Fortis 6-5, whilst Alcester Town had to come from behind to win 4-1 at gallant Avon Titans who led through a Welland goal before Rowberry (2), Richardson and Dawe scored for Alcester.

Graham Begley hit the winner for Ashton 88 in their 1-0 win against Evesham United Sunday.

Bishops Cleeve player Jack Watts scored twice for Sun Inn in their 5-3 victory at Bredon, whilst Inkberrow won their all-Division One tie with Tewkesbury Town 5-3.

Harvington defeated Stratford United 4-1 with goals from Woodfield, Ferguson and Philpott, whilst Badsey Recreation knocked out TDMS 5-1 thanks to goals from Conway (2), Banning, Benfield and Robinson.

Division One’s Stour Excelsior comfortably defeated Quinton 4-0 through goals from Carr (2), Ross and Wright, but top scorers of the day were New Inn Pershore who won 12-2 against Dragons as Smith (3), Kyle Ballard (3), Kelley (2), Green, Greenham and Josh Ballard got among the goals.

Evesham WMC accounted for Alderton 7-3 through strikes from Scrivens (3), Dixon (2), Izod and Grady, with Lee Bowles, Patterson and Dan Bowles on the mark for the visitors.

Cider Mill were 8-2 winners at Pebworth as Reading (3), Ballard (3), Dyke and Tomkotowicz scored for the Hampton outfit.