THREE Ryedale teams will be competing in the Scarborough & District FA’s Junior Cup semi-finals this Saturday.
There is an all newitts.com Beckett League affair as Wombleton Wanderers host last season’s first division champions Sinnington.
In the quarter-finals, Wombleton, division two high-fliers, beat division one champions elect Kirkbymoorside reserves, while Sinnington beat Lealholm. The Sinners go into the tie on the back of their first league defeat of the season, 2-0 to Union Rovers.
The other semi-final will see holders Lingdale United entertain Brooklyn reserves, leaders in division ‘C’ of the York Minster Engineering League.
Lingdale had three main men missing last Saturday as their Esk Valley & Cleveland League title hopes were dented by a 2-1 loss to Lealholm.
In the quarter-finals, Lingdale beat Slingsby, while Brooklyn reserves won at Scarborough League side United Sports Bar to reach the semi-finals of this competition for the first time.
Meanwhile, Newlands Park are now 18 points clear at the top of Scarborough & District League division one after thrashing Seamer Sports 8-1.
Sean Exley scored six of the goals, with Billy Logan and Kile Fields also netting, all after Seamer had taken a shock lead.
Ryedale Sports Club lost 3-0 to fourth-placed Filey Town, whose goals were scored by Jordan Philliskirk, Ricky Tomlinson and Luca Burton.
Falsgrave won 2-1 at Hunmanby United thanks to goals by Adrian Kwiatowski and Mikey Anderson.
Westover Wasps continued their impressive run by beating Whitby Fishermen Society 6-0 with Luke Jones scoring a hat-trick.
Second division leaders Edgehill reserves won 2-0 at basement side Rillington Athletic thanks to a goal in each half from Martyn Ferrey, with a penalty, and Alec Coulson.
Tommy Blackburn fired Rosette into a first-half lead at Cayton but Jamie Whitelaw equalised with a free-kick on the hour.
Snainton lost 2-1 at home to Filey Town reserves, who went two up before a spirited second-half fight-back by the hosts brought a goal for Sam Cooper but no equaliser as the visitors defended stoutly.
In division three, second-placed Whitby RUFC closed the gap to leaders West Pier reserves to six points with six games in hand thanks to a 5-1 win at Scalby reserves. Damon Craig scored a superb hat-trick.
Promotion-chasing Athletico 2B won 2-1 at Ayton reserves thanks to a late Shaun Goodwin strike.
Falsgrave reserves beat Cayton reserves 5-1, for whom Michael Szalabski got the reply.
Westover reserves won 7-2 at Sleights reserves with Travis Wood scoring a hat-trick.
Seamer Sports reserves failed to raise a team for their trip to West Pier reserves.