Non-league football: Heather go through in tense finish
Heather St John's left it late before booking their place in the third qualifying round of the FA Vase.
They trailed by a goal going into the final 10 minutes at Pinxton – but then struck twice to claim a dramatic 2-1 win.
Ryan Nash levelled matters in the 80th minute before Daniel Tymon hit the winner with four minutes to go.
Their Midland Alliance colleagues, Kirby Muxloe, joined them in the next phase, but only after a struggle at Gedling Miners Welfare.
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Kirby eventually progressed 3-2 thanks to goals from Stu Verrall, Jim Mee and Sam Taylor.
Ibstock United reached the third round – but it was largely a day of disappointment for Leicestershire's East Midlands Counties League contingent.
United scored an excellent 2-1 victory at Blidworth, Jack Kyte and Dean Statham scoring their goals, but none of the other county sides went through.
Blaby and Whetstone Athletic lost a second FA competition match in the space of four days.
After going out to Eastwood Town in their FA Cup replay in midweek, Athletic were beaten 1-0 at Warwick Road by Sleaford .
Anstey Nomads also lost on their own patch. They slumped to a 2-1 defeat by Sutton Town, while Ellistown crashed 3-0 at home to Shirebrook.
The Vase did not prove a happy distraction from league duty for Lutterworth Athletic. They bowed out 2-0 to Spalding.
St Andrews knew they were facing a tough game at EMCL rivals Borrowash Victoria and were on the receiving end of a 3-0 reverse.
Barrow Town moved into second in the East Midlands Counties League by winning an early-season six-pointer at home to Aylestone Park.
The Riversiders maintained their unbeaten start to the season as they banked a 3-0 victory over Park, who had begun the day in second.
Carl Adams scored twice, Karl Whymark completing an excellent day for Barrow.
Thurnby Nirvana were unable to bounce back from their midweek FA Cup replay exit at Gresley as they were beaten 3-1 at Radcliffe on their return to league duty.
There was better news for Holwell Sports, however, as they edged out county rivals Bardon Hill Sports.
Dom Hallows, Scott Mooney and Michael Stevenson scored the goals which earned them their second win of the season.