Topsham with double figures storm into quarter finals of Senior Cup
Weather intervenes with the other ties and St Martins out in dramatic penalty shoot out
Topsham Town stole the limelight in the DEVON SENIOR CUP as they ransacked Kingskerswell & Chelston 10-1 to book their place in the quarter finals, but St Martins bit the dust losing 8-7 on penalties after ending an entertaining 4th round tie at Kingsteignton 4-4. Finlay Short with a hat-trick and Joe Winsor with the Saints goals in normal time.
However the other ties between Alphington v East Budleigh, and Newton St Cyres v Central had to be postponed until next saturday when the venues will turn over.
In the league DIVISION ONE leaders Crediton United called off their match at home to Wellington as did Halwill against Upottery and Newtown v Lympstone due to the weather, but two matches did survive. Bow AAC were 4-2 winners at the University which takes them joint third. Devon Mcmillan and Joe Couling netted the college reply.
Hatherleigh Town staged the other match but lost 3-1 against visitors Chard Town.
Beer Albion maintained top spot in DIVISION TWO with a 2-0 win at Otterton, Harry Lawrence and Reece Best with the goals. Pick of the Otters side was Dave Coggin.
Winkleigh enjoyed an 8-0 romp against Clyst Valley to keep up the pressure, and the University likewise as they won 6-1 at Chagford. Hat-trick for Thomas Hutchinson and aces from Bob Gundry, Will Dowell and Josh Parker.
Tedburn St Mary were convincing 4-0 winners at home to Alphington, Sam Andrews, Cameron Salter, Joe Cochran and Curtis Rourke all finding the target.
Dunkeswell and Tipton St John shared a 1-1 draw.
No stopping DIVISION THREE leaders Devon Yeoman as they saw off Honiton Town 7-1. Hat-tricks for Kris Yelland and Kizza Buran, Jacb Jack getting a single with Corey Leisk claiming the hippos reply.
The remaining action was in the lower half of the table where Pinhoe came good 4-0 at home to Lyme Regis, buth Hymyock and Westexe Park Rangers battled out a 2-2 draw. Jack Pike and a penalty for the home side.
Cranbrook cut back the lead at the top of DIVISION FOUR, as leaders Farway called off their match versus Bravehearts, with a resounding 10-0 win at Colyton. Four goals each for Jordan Wilkinson and Joe Byrne, singles for Fraser Browning and Callum Hoare.
Bampton climbed into third as they saw off Witheridge 5-0, and South Zeal United maintained their challenge as they swept Millwey Rise aside 9-1.
Cullompton Rangers eased out of the bottom three with a 3-1 win at Broadclyst, and Culm United continued their climb just edging East Budleigh 3-2. Nathan Penhalurick and Dan Atkinson with the visitors goals.
Sunday 5th December 2021