APPLEBY failed in their bid to reach the final of The High Sheriffs Cup, going down 2-1 to Keswick.

Andy Frampton and Karl Southern scored the crucial goals in a keenly contested encounter which sees Keswick still on course to win five trophies.

In the James Cropper Westmorland League Division One, Penrith Reserves followed Saturday’s 2-0 win over Ibis with a 2-1 loss at Kirkoswald on Tuesday while on the same night, Ibis recovered from Saturday’s defeat to see off Windermere 4-2.

Goals by Nathan Dixon and Matt Wilson saw already relegated Endmoor KGR win 2-1 at bottom side Sedbergh Wanderers, who also lost 3-2 to Windermere on Saturday.

Kirkoswald defeated Wetheriggs United 4-3 after braces by Jake Holden and Ryan Bell.

In Division Two Kendal United Reserves picked up two wins, a Lucas Parker hat trick helping them rout AFC Carlisle 7-2 on Saturday before goals by Dale Atkinson and Kelton Knowles saw them edge past a resilient Ambleside United on Tuesday.

Keswick Reserves closed to within two points of leaders Dent after putting eight past Appleby Reserves on Saturday and beating Eden Thistle 1-0 on Tuesday.

Burneside booked their place in the Peter Daws Memorial Shield final following an impressive 2-1 win at Penrith Royal, Jay Hayton and Corey Harrison scoring the goals for Brett Croskell’s team.

In Division Three, Dan Monks’ brace saw Staveley United Reserves defeat Sedbergh Wanderers Reserves 3-1.