The North Devon Football League’s cup competitions returned on Saturday, with teams battling it out for places in the last eight of the five competitions.
Boca Seniors, Fremington, Torrington and Ilfracombe Town Reserves all reached the Brayford Cup quarter-finals after making it through their preliminary round matches on Saturday.
Fremington edged out Torridgeside Reserves on penalties, with the two teams locked at 1-1 after extra time.
Kobe Bryant netted for Fremington, and Curtis Pyke was the scorer for T-Side before the hosts won 5-4 on penalties.
Boca Seniors and Shamwickshire Rovers met each other for the second time in two weeks, with Boca coming out on top after extra time.
The Barnstaple side were 4-3 winners, with Jake England’s brace helping them over the line. Damian Green and Lewis Ovey also scored for the hosts.
Sam Stephens scored twice for Shammy, with Davey Platt also netting. They were reduced to 10 men after former Boca player Adam Copp was shown a second yellow card.
Torrington eased into the last eight with a 7-1 win over Hartland Clovelly.
A hat-trick from Ollie Coles helped Ilfracombe Town to a 5-1 win over Barnstaple Town Reserves and Pilton. Connor Balment also scored a brace for the Bluebirds, while Kevin Shaddick netted for Pilton.
With both Park United and Bradworthy having byes, they met each other in the Premier with Park coming out 11-2 winners.
Ben Cobbett scored a hat-trick for Park, as did substitute Dan Wilson.
John Downing netted twice and there were goals for Mark Hill, Phillip Kelly and Ricky Marinaro.
Tim Summers and Norman Foster scored for Bradworthy, who had Michael Sampson sent off.
Combe Martin Cup
Boca Seniors Reserves, Shamwickshire Rovers Reserves, Bideford CAFC and Appledore Reserves are all through to the last eight of the Combe Martin Cup.
Boca were the big winners, beating Barnstaple FC 13-1 at Tews Lane. There were four goals for Kyle Spear, a hat-trick for Marcus Mahoney and braces for Max Holding and Josh Pearce.
Lee Fry and Luke Kerswell also netted for Boca.
A 4-1 win over Torrington Reserves saw Appledore Reserves progress, with goals shared by Luke Arkless, Matt Fay, Robin Kearney and Charlie White.
Josh White scored for the Greens, who had Jack Kirby sent off.
The other two matches had to be decided by penalties. Shammy drew 2-2 at Braunton Reserves before winning 5-4 on spot-kicks.
Bideford won 3-2 on penalties after drawing 3-3 with Landkey Town after extra time.
Jamie Bowden, Aaron Linwood and Adam Randleson scored for Bideford.
The only league match of the weekend saw Shebbear United beat Chivenor 2-0, with Shaun Sluggett and Jack Squire scoring.
Bideford CAFC Reserves, Merton and Bridgerule made it through to the Arlington Cup last eight on Saturday.
Bideford beat Kilkhampton 2-1, with goals coming from Ross McNicholas and substitute Shaun Cunningham. Harry Nancekivell scored for Kilk.
Braces from Frank Barriball and Todd Peschke helped Bridgerule made it through with a 5-2 win over Holsworthy Reserves. Brendan Hearn also scored for the hosts, and Bradley Birch and Ben Sharpe scored for the Magpies.
Merton were 3-2 winners over Northam Lions.
In Intermediate One, Combe Martin were 7-0 winners over Putford thanks to four goals from Daniel Wright, two from William Matthews and one from Jamie Boast.
North Molton Reserves were big winners too, beating High Bickington 8-0. Jamie Giffard, Will Boyles and Joe Southcott scored two each, and Mitch Thorne and Ciaron Lishman also netted.
Bill Smale Cup
Appledore Lions overcame Shebbear United Reserves in extra time to book a place in the last eight of the Bill Smale Cup.
An own goal and a strike from Tom Gleeson saw the Lions win 4-2 in extra time.
Sam Morris and Gleeson had helped them into a 2-1 lead before Bridgerule equalised. Ben Furber and Alex Parker netted for the visitors.
Equalizers also progressed after beating Woolsery 6-0. Steven Isaac (2), Maurice Charley-Marquardt, Matthew Fitzgerald, Joe Davies and Max Eggleton netted.
In Intermediate Two, South Molton and Woolacombe drew 3-3, and Morwenstow Reserves were 2-1 winners over Hartland Clovelly Reserves.
Intermediate Three Cup
Park Rangers, Kingsley Wizards and Bradworthy Reserves all progressed in the new league’s cup competition.
Park were 6-0 winners over Kingsley Park, with Sam Curtis (2), Jesse Curtis, Rhys Curtis, Tom Phipps and Luke Smale netting.
Carl Jenkins, Alan Shaw and Rob Crump helped Kingsley Wizards to a 4-0 win over Braunton Fourths.
Shebbear edged a 1-0 win over Bradworthy Reserves, with Hayden Nimmo scoring the crucial goal.
Lynton demolished Ashwater 16-0 in the league, with Maxwell Smith scoring seven goals and Thomas Herd and Daniel Crocombe scoring hat-tricks. Adam Harris scored a brace and Peter Varley also scored.
Combe Martin Reserves were 2-1 winners over Eastside FC.