Deeping Rangers claimed an impressive scalp in the first round of the Hinchinbrooke Cup last night (January 19).
Deeping won at unbeaten United Counties Premier Division side AFC Kempston Rovers 6-5 in a penalty shoot out. It was 1-1 after 90 minutes, but Deeping now go on to face struggling Huntingdon Town in the quarter-finals.
Scott Mooney gave Deeping the lead just before the hour mark before the home side equalised with just 13 minutes to go.
Mooney also converted a spot-kick in the shoot-out as did Scott Coupland, Dan Flack, David Burton-Jones, Luke Avis and Scott Tinkler.
United Counties Division One champions-elect Peterborough Sports host leading Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division side Godmanchester Rovers in a mouth-watering quarter-final at PSL next Tuesday (January 26).
Revised Hinchingbrooke Cup draw: First round: Stotfold v Eynesbury.
Quarter-Finals: Deeping v Huntingdon; Peterborough Northern Star v Stotfold/Eynesbury; Peterborough Sports v Godmanchester Rovers.
Semi-finals: Deeping/Huntingdon v Stotfold/Eynesbury/Peterborough Norhern Star; Peterborough Sports/Godmanchester v Yaxley.
Blackstones host Boston Town in a Lincs Senior Trophy semi-final at Lincoln Road, Stamford tonight (January 20, 7.45pm kick off).
Stones play a division below Boston of the United Counties Premier Division. Boston have already knocked Holbeach United and Deeping rangers out of the competition.