New Inn Pershore spring a shock to reach Knockout Cup semis - The Evesham Observer

New Inn Pershore spring a shock to reach Knockout Cup semis

Evesham Editorial 6th Feb, 2017   0

DIVISION Two outfit New Inn Pershore came from behind to upset Division One side Broadway United 3-2 and reach the last four of the Evesham Mechanical Services Knockout Cup.

Rogers and Horsburgh scored for visitors Broadway, but a Ballard hat-trick secured a well earned win for the Pershore side.

Also into the semis are Evesham WMC who emphatically won 8-1 at Inkberrow through goals from Dixon (3), Scrivens (2), Scott, Jervis and Grady. Sheen struck for the hosts.

In the remaining third round tie, Stour Excelsior cruised to a 10-1 home win over Harvington as Jake Harris scored five goals. Fathers (2), Layton (2) and Hince also scored for the victors, whilst Bunn netted a consolation.

The Bluck Cup quarter-finals were completed as Bengeworth hit six without reply at home to Avon Titans through Lane (2), Mason-Brown (2), Palmer and Giles.

Burtenshaw and Steele both netted hat-tricks for Broadway United Reserves in a resounding 8-1 win at Fortis. Clark and Sallis also scored for the visitors, with Wallace on the mark for Fortis.

Davis, Dixon and Dolce scored for Stratford United in their 3-1 success at Ambi Allsports, for whom Bullock registered.

Cropthorne reached the last eight of the Express-Funding Mick Godwin Cup thanks to a 14-0 home win over Dragons in which John Boother (4), Barton (2), Tom Boother (2), Clayton (2), Taylor, Crenan, Alexander and Letteresse netted.

Bretforton Old Boys returned to the top of Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division One with a 6-0 home victory over Mickleton Rangers in which Baird (2), Gayton (2), Johns and Davis did the damage, whilst a first half Carter goal proved enough for Pinvin United to defeat visitors Cider Mill 1-0.

Division Two leaders Offenham Rovers won 3-2 at Charlton Old Boys thanks to a Sean Brain treble, whilst Old Boys scored through Bayliss and Oliver.

A second half Benfield goal earned Badsey Recreation a 1-0 win at Alderton.

In Division Three, Bretforton Old Boys Reserves moved into second with a comfortable 6-0 win at TDMS in which veteran James Stride (2), Brain, Jennings, Dovey and Booth scored.

Hunt (2) and Roberts were on target for Stour Excelsior Reserves in their 3-0 triumph at Evesham United Sunday, whilst Ashton 88 edged out visitors Pebworth 3-2 as Begley, Fisher and Cope scored for the hosts and George Mallory struck twice for Pebworth.

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