WHITCHURCH Alport are through to the quarter finals of the FA Vase after a win on penalties at Coventry Sphinx.
The game finished 3-3 with Alex Hughes getting a hat-trick and Whitchurch down to ten men but they came through 4-3 in the penalty shoot out.
Lichfield City and AFC Wulfrunians are level pegging in second place in the Midland Football League Premier.
Both have 57 points after away wins. Wulfs won 3-1 at Tividale and City won 3-0 at Haughmond with goals from Dan Lomas, Jack Edwards and Charlie Shaw.
Hanley Town are still 15 points clear at the top after an injury time goal from Reece Jones gave them a 1-0 win at Lye Town.
Worcester City amissed a chance to gain ground when they lost 4-3 at home to Walsall Wood despite a late comeback. Wood had taken a four goal lead through Jai Verma, Phil McKerdy, Kaden May and Kev Monterio. Archie Muirhead and in injury time Cameron Monteith and Jamie Smith hit back but it wasn't enough.
There was another seven goal thriller at Highgate who were edged out by Stone Old Alleynians 4-3. Jack Tomlinson, Aaron Williams and Luke Shearer were on target for Highgate whilst Jack Tomlinson got two for Stone along with one each for David Ablewhite from the spot and Sam Wilson.
Bewdley Town are still bottom but only by goal difference after a 2-1 win over Uttoxeter, Paul Hughes giving the away side the lead before Dylan Hart and David McDermott hit back.
Improving Stourport Swifts thrashed Wolverhampton Casuals 5-0 with goals from ex Albion striker Lee Hughes, Lee Chilton, Joe and Jim Hanson and Martin Slevin.
In the first division Stapenhill gained a point on leaders Atherstone Town with a 3-1 win at Chelmsley Town, with Atherstone drawing 2-2 at AFC Bridgnorth.
FA Vase Fifth Round
Coventry Sphinx 3 Whitchurch Alport 3 (Whitchurch win on penalties)
Bewdley Town 2 Uttoxeter Town 1
Haughmond 0 Lichfield City 3
Highgate United 3 Stone Old Alleynians 4
Lye Town 0 Hanley Town 1
Shifnal Town 0 Racing Club Warwick 2
Worcester City 3 Walsall Wood 4
Stourport Swifts 5 Wolverhampton Casuals 0
Tividale 1 AFC Wulfrunians 3
AFC Bridgnorth 2 Atherstone Town 2
Chelmsley Town 1 Stapenhill 3
Dudley Sports 1 Cradley Town 1
Coventry Copsewood 2 Khalsa Football Federation 3
Heath Hayes 1 Darlaston Town 1
Nuneaton Griff 0 Wolverhampton Sporting Community 2
Wednesfield 1 OJM Black Country 2
Earlwood Town 0 Inkberrow 3
Hampton 3 Lane Head 1
Kenilworth Sporting 1 Coventry Alvis 2
Knowle 5 Coton Green 3
Redditch Borough 0 Barnt Green Spartak 2
AFC Birmingham 2 Central Ajax 1
AFC Sollihulll 3 Leamington Hibernian 1
Balsall and Berkswell 1 AFC Coventry Rangers 0
Bartley Reds 0 Coventrians 6
Castle Vale Town 3 Sutton United 9
Envile Athletic 1 Birmingh Tigers 0
Upton Town 7 Continental Star 1
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