Eight became four across the North Devon Football League’s cup competitions on Saturday, with teams battling for semi-final places.

Boca Seniors Reserves v Appledore Reserves in the Combe Martin Cup. Picture: Matt SmartBoca Seniors Reserves v Appledore Reserves in the Combe Martin Cup. Picture: Matt Smart

Braunton, Fremington, North Molton and Park United are into the last four of the Brayford Cup after quarter-final wins.

A 10-goal thriller saw Braunton get the better of Bradworthy with a 6-4 win at Lobb Field.

The Seasiders went from 2-1 up after goals from Lewis Lowe and Oliver Bennett, but soon found themselves 3-2 down.

The home side came back strongly though, with a Sam Box hat-trick and a Ross Maynard penalty putting them in the driving seat.

Boca Seniors Reserves v Appledore Reserves in the Combe Martin Cup. Picture: Matt SmartBoca Seniors Reserves v Appledore Reserves in the Combe Martin Cup. Picture: Matt Smart

Bradworthy’s goals came from Gavin Carter, Will Jenkins, Sam Munday and Michael Sampson.

Park United will play Braunton in the semi final after they enjoyed a comfortable 7-1 win over Ilfracombe Town Reserves.

The home side shared the goals around, with Charles Allman, Dave Brown, John Downing, Mark Hill, Ricky Marinaro, Stephen Skinner and Sean Downing all finding the net.

North Molton and Fremington will meet in the second semi final. The Stags got the better of Boca Seniors at Rocksfield on Saturday, winning 3-1.

Boca Seniors Reserves v Appledore Reserves in the Combe Martin Cup. Picture: Matt SmartBoca Seniors Reserves v Appledore Reserves in the Combe Martin Cup. Picture: Matt Smart

Ciaron Lishman, Josh Stoneman and Ryan Turner scored the goals for the Stags.

Jake England was the goalscorer for Boca.

Fremington and Torrinton were tied at 1-1 after 90 minutes at Beechfield Road before Fremington went on to win 3-2 after extra time.

Connor Nash scored two goals for Fremmy and there was one for Will Jones.

Charlie Tubbs scored both of Torrie’s goals, with the visitors having Nathan Delaune sent off.

Away from the cup competition, Shamwickshire Rovers took on Torridgeside Reserves in the North Devon Premier, beating them 3-1.

A Nathan Bate double and one from Jason McGinley helped Shammy to all three points. Jack Magarotto scored for T-Side.

Combe Martin Cup

Reigning champions Appledore Reserves are into the last four after beating Boca Seniors Reserves 3-1.

Luke Arkless, James Clement and Aaron Souster were the goalscorers for the Fishermen against Boca, whose goal came from Korey James.

Chivenor beat Shebbear United 3-2 to set up a tie with Appledore in the semi-final.

Emiljano Mucaj, Karl Newman and Gellman Raymond scored for the home side. Jack Squire and James Vanstone scored for Sheb, who had Greg Mitchell sent off.

Bideford CAFC were also 3-2 winners, beating Fremington Reserves.

A Jamie Bowden double and one from Billy Blackburn put the Robins into the last four. Gary Wood and Peter Burgess scored for Fremmy.

Shamwickshire Rovers had a walkover into the semi-final after Ilfracombe Town Thirds pulled out of the league.

In the Senior division, Braunton Reserves beat Barnstaple FC 4-0 to go level on points with leaders Boca Reserves.

Arlington Cup

North Molton Reserves beat Appledore Thirds 6-1 to book their place in the semi-finals.

A Will Boyles hat-trick and goals from Josh Dekker, Jon Butler and Jamie Coomber set up a meeting with Putford in the last four.

Putford beat High Bickington 3-1 to progress with goals coming from Sean Freeman and Simon Grigg as well as an own goal. Owen Avery netted for the hosts.

Bridgerule were 7-0 winners at Merton, with Brendan Hearn scoring a hat-trick.

They will play Bideford CAFC Reserves, who beat Combe Martin 5-2 at Hollands Park.

Ross McNicholas scored a hat-trick for Bideford and there were goals from Shaun Cunningham and Stephen Reed.

Chay Isaac and Gavin Pincombe scored for Combe Martin.

Bill Smale Cup

A 4-4 full time score turned into an 8-5 victory for Appledore Lions against Hartland Clovelly Reserves after extra time.

Ashton Donovan, Mark Kinder and substitute Ashley Short each scored two in the win with Matthew May and Thomas Paine also netting.

A Ben Aiken hat-trick helped Braunton Thirds beat Equalizers 5-4 to progress.

Toby Bennett and Jak Daglish also scored for the Seasiders. Maurice Charley-Marquardt, Max Eggleton, Kyle Jones and Steve Windsor scored for Equalizers.

Torridgeside Thirds beat Woolacombe 4-3 on penalties after drawing 4-4 after extra time.

Goals from Oliver Cheek and Kevin Latham helped South Molton to a 2-0 victory over Morwenstow Reserves.

Elsewhere, Bridgerule Reserves hit double figures in their win over Morwenstow Reserves, beating them 10-2.

Intermediate Three Cup

The last four of the Intermediate Three Cup all enjoyed big wins to book their semi-final spaces.

Lynton beat Combe Martin Reserves 10-2, which included a hat-trict for Tommy Herd.

Eastside beat Park Rangers 9-1, with Carter Ward scoring four goals.

Hartland Clovelly Thirds were 8-0 winners over Ashwater, with substitute Byron Day-Rogers coming off the bench to score four goals.

Kingsley Wizards were 4-0 winners at Shebbear United Reserves.