Carter hits five in Eckington cup romp

3:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

ECKINGTON moved into the Evesham Mechanical Services Knockout Cup last four with a 7-1 win at Evesham United Harriers.

Carter (5) and Danny Bostock (2) set up a semi-final clash with holders Bretforton Old Boys, who defeated Division Two leaders WMK 6-2.

Sean Brain (2), Jamie Clarke (2), Reeves and Richardson put Old Boys through with Sklennar and Pritchard replying.

Division Four outfit Stratford United progressed to the Bluck Cup semi-finals with a 2-0 victory at Inkberrow through Swarby and Smith.

They are joined by Alcester Town, who produced a strong second-half performance to account for Ashton 7-2.

Parker (3), Dance (2), Mumford and Lambert scored with Duncan and Cheshire responding.

Stour Excelsior moved into the Express-Funding Mick Godwin Cup last eight with a six-goal win over Anchor Harriers thanks to Welsby (2), Shurmer (2), Hince and Neal.

Their reserves lost 2-1 at Fortis in the same competition, leading through Pratt before a brace from the hosts' Puttock.

Bredon won 2-1 at Cidermill through Twine and Diamond with Bullock replying.

Colston and Rock earned Tesco United a 2-0 win at Division Four high-fliers Ambassador.

Pinvin United stepped closer to their first Division One title with a 3-1 victory over Bear. Bellamy (2) and Lamb scored with Smith on target for Bear.

Evesham WMC remained in contention with a three-goal win over Mickleton Rangers through Grady, White and an own goal.

Fladbury Athletic recorded the same scoreline against Honeybourne Gate Inn with goals from Heath, Baird and Clements.

Broadway United produced one of their best displays of the season to end Pershore High Old Boys' slim title hopes.

Jason Horsburgh (3), Parker, Sexton and Rich were on target in a 6-1 triumph.

In Division Two, AC Olympia and Offenham Rovers drew 1-1 with White and Lee Tustin netting respectively.

Fairfield moved to the top of Division Three as a Shane Turley effort defeated Badsey Recreation.

Dragons are the first team relegated following a 4-2 defeat to Broadway United Reserves.

Harvington won 4-1 at Pebworth in Division Four thanks to a Philpott treble, while Bengeworth put six past Ambi Allsports through Lane (3), Dee, Jelfs and Burford.

Tewkesbury Town and Ecosamba reached their respective Gloucestershire FA Cup finals.

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