RALPH Gill hit a late double as Newtown booked their place in the third round of the East Devon Senior Cup at the expense of Witheridge.
Looking to avenge their defeat in the final last season, Ben Howard, Carl Lavis and an own goal put Newtown 3-1 up, before Gill added some gloss to the scoreline late on.
Cup holders Tiverton Town have been dumped out of the competition though. The Yellows lost 4-3 on penalties to Hatherleigh having been held to a 1-1 draw in normal time. Max Bristow got Tivvy's goal.
In another first round tie Heavitree United beat division one side Elmore 3-1, with James Callard (2) and Sam Haggar scoring. Seaton Town new boy Peter Knox slammed four goals in their 6-3 knockout of Budleigh Salterton. Josh French and Ritchie Durrant also scored, with Liam Pollard getting all the Robins goals.
Ryan Moody enjoyed a hat-trick for Alphington as the won 4-1 at East Budleigh, an own goal completed their tally.
Beacon Knights won 6-2 at Cullompton Rangers despite giving away ground advantage. A John Gough penalty and Max Oliver scored for Rangers.
Sidbury United beat neighbours Tipton St John 2-0, but only after extra time.
There was only one other second round tie played, which saw Feniton win 4-1 against Wellington after going a goal behind.
Feniton struck in the second half from Kieran Johnson, Charlie Selley and Danny Lewis after an own goal from Wellington had seen them go into the break on level terms.
Just one Premier Division match was played and it saw Topsham Town cruise to a 6-1 win against Clyst Valley. Rian Antat, Paul Gresham and Nathan Cooper all scored twice for the Tops.
Bow AAC regained top spot in Division One with a 7-0 rout of Newton Poppleford. Louie Kinch (3), Will Hawking, Colin Leach and two own goals secured victory.
Honiton Town came from behind to win their Division Two match against Topsham 5-2. Jack Knight starred for Honiton with a hat-trick, Sam Farmer and Chris Lane also scored.
Hemyock head Division Three and have yet to concede a goal after beating Ottery St Mary 3-0, while Axminster Town opened their league campaign with a single goal win against Exmouth Amateurs.
A Julian Wills hat-trick was the feature for the Lords XI match as they won 4-1. Mike Holding also scored.
In Division Five Jamie Jackman and Shane Jackman both scored twice for Bow AAC as they won a thriller against Beer Albion 6-4. Tim Andrews and Adam Pidgeon also scored.
Lapford enjoyed a 5-1 win at home to Countess Wear, with Don Stapleton (2), Dan Tucker, Toby Parker and Jack Weekes scoring.
Aaron Libretto converted a penalty for the Dynamoes.
Otterton made it three wins from three to top Division Six beating Uplowman 3-0.
Jon Dack, Ben Yeoman and Simon Tuley shared the goals.
Ottery St Mary and Silverton repeated last week's 3-3 draw in the return fixture. Dave Fook, Joe Hayes and Dave Wise with a penalty scored for the Silvers.
Henry's Cronies crushed Bradninch 6-0 in the battle of the newcomers in Division Seven. Stewart Tyrer (2), Martin Tyrer, Callum Ayling, Dominic Gobbons and Mark Flay scored.
In Division Eight Woodbury beat Colyton 5-2 after going one down. Peter Wright (2), Dan Tapp, Jake Chudley and Wayne Rowsell were the Wooders scorers.
The Bill Slee Cup holders South Zeal were given a bye into this season's second round, and Dolphin also had a free passage as their oppnents Woodbury were unable to raise a side.
Tedburn St Mary won 4-1 against Hatherleigh and Lympstone beat Thorverton 3-1, but the other ties were all settled by the odd goal.
Chulmleigh triumphed 5-4 on penalties after drawing 1-1 at Upottery, while Exmouth Town edged Clyst Valley 4-3 after extra-time.
In the Football Express Cup East Budleigh won a dramatic game at Amory Green Rovers 5-4 – the winning goal coming in the last few seconds after Amory equalised in the final minute of injury time. Darren Heale had all four Amory goals.
Starcross Generals beat Dunkeswell 5-3 on penalties having shared a 4-4 draw.
Sampford Peverell enjoyed a 7-2 romp at Priory with Steve Alford (2), Rich Durrant, Jack Bridgeman, George Muggleton, Charles Saunders and Terry Martin scoring.
Morchard Bishop received a walkover as visitors Seaton Town failed to raise a side.
Woodbury, the Geary Cup, holders lost their first round tie 4-2 on penalties to Newtown having drawn 2-2 after extra time.
The Wooders had two men sent-off, while Newtown also had a man dismissed in a bad-tempered game.
Cheriton Fitzpaine beat Tedburn St Mary 3-1 after extra-time, with Cory Knowles, Lewis Cobb and Mark Colville scoring. Anthony Seward scored twice for Bampton in a 4-1 win against Lympstone. Liam Hole and an own goal completed the Ponies' tally.