THE Invitation Trophy Final will see Kendal County take on Appleby after each side eased through tough looking semi-finals to book a place in the showpiece final at Kendal Town's ST and B Accountants Stadium.

County progressed after a resounding second half performance saw them defeat near neighbours Kendal United 3-0 in front of a healthy crowd. (Action from the game left and right)

After an even the first half with chances at either end, County stepped it up in the second half and opened the scoring when Brody Moffatt slotted home.

And goals by club captain Shane Lambert and a stunning strike from Connor Walmsley sealed an ultimately convincing win.

In the other semi final, goals by Liam Kinnear and Jonathan Smith saw Appleby defeat Keswick 2-0 at Fitz Park despite being reduced to 10 men when Bobby Atkinson was shown a second yellow card for simulation.

County's derby triumph saw them bounce back from a disappointing 5-0 defeat to Wyre Villa in a West Lancashire League Division One clash on Saturday.

In the same division, Milnthorpe Corinthians lost 3-1 to Stoneclough while in Division Two Kendal United drew 2-2 at Mill Hill St Peters.

David Crierie opened the scoring for Kendal on 12 minutes but goals by Jake Willacy and Jordan Aird saw the hosts go 2-1 in front before Danny Craig's leveller on 66 minutes.

On Saturday, Kendal County travel to Crookland Casuals, Milnthorpe are away to Horwich St Marys Victoria, Kendal United entertain Rossendale while Milnthorpe Corinthians Reserves entertain Horwich St Marys Victoria Reserves.

There were 79 goals in an entertaining day of action in the Westmorland League on Saturday.

Penrith Reserves moved one point clear at the top of the Division One after they won 3-2 at bottom of the table Shap.

Jason Wilmot,Ewan Willacy and Bret Digby scored the goals against a Shap which had initially gone 1-0 up after 35 seconds.

Sedbergh and Dent United defeated Ibis 3-1 at the Jubilee Playing Fields, Daniel Postlethwaite opening the scoring for Ibis before Alex Fearn, Shaun Gardner and David Burton saw United through.

Goals by Chris Bell and Brad Hodgson edged Endmoor KGR to an impressive 2-0 win at Wetheriggs United while Kirkoswald defeated Kirkby Stephen 4-0.

In Division Two, Sedbergh and Dent United Reserves edged out Burneside 2-1, Liam Mason and Tom Thexton scoring, though they were indebted to Morgan Brown who saved a late penalty.

A Jacob Matthews hat trick and a goal from Ruben Swallow saw Kendal County Reserves go 4-2 up at Penrith Academy however the hosts battled back to 4-4 with Aaron Johnston and Liam Jackson amongst the goal scorers.

Keswick Reserves defeated Windermere Reserves 5-2, with Adam Beaty scoring twice for the hosts who won their fourth consecutive game.

Ullswater United went joint top of Division Three following their 4-2 win at Kirkoswald Reserves, Sedbergh and Dent United's A team edged out Endmoor KGR Reserves 2-0 and Braithwaite won 4-0 at Langwathby United.

Wetheriggs United Reserves saw off Staveley United Reserves 2-1, while Eden Thistle defeated Eden United 6-2.