Biggest shock in the first round of the Central Midlands League Cup, sponsored by Abacus Lighting, saw Sherwood Colliery forget their indifferent league form as they came from behind to beat Bulwell 5-4 after extra-time at Debdale Park.
With an hour played, the Bulls were 4-2 up through a Jake Fisher hat-trick and a Marek Vipond goal.
Sherwood battled back, levelling the scores in normal time before Craig Payne’s 103rd minute winner which completed his hat-trick.
Sherwood’s other scorers were Jim Whitmore and Josh Smythe and they now travel to Hucknall Rolls or Ollerton Town.
In the Black Dragon Badges North Division,Westella VIP and Bilsthorpe battled to a goalless draw at Marsh Lane, the teams evenly matched throughout.
Ollerton Town returned to form, winning 3-1 at Askern. Chris Hewitt with two, and Jamie Senior were the Ollerton goalscorers, Joe Byron netting for the home side.
Pinxton deepened the gloom at Southwell City in the Black Dragon Badges South Division, winning 4-1.
Jake Vernon, with two, Pete Stubley and Kurtis Bamford were on target for Pinxton, City’s goal coming from a Markell Bailey penalty.
Despite creating a great many chances, Blidworth Welfare went out 2-0 to Willenhall Town, who scored twice in the last quarter to put an end to the Central Midlands League club’s ambitions of making round two of the FA Vase.