There were penalty shootouts galore in the DDYFA matches that beat the frost as the domestic cup competitions begin to hot up, while the first champions of the season were crowned.
Here’s how the action went down:
Monifieth Athletic’s Scottish Cup run came to an end as they went down 3-1 to Blantyre. Despite taking the lead through Fraser Yule, Monifieth bow out at the Quarter Final stage.
Dundee United SC extended their lead at the top of the Café Royale League table to six points with a 6-2 win over St Andrews Colts.
Dryburgh Athletic and Arbroath Lads will contest the Marshall Cup final after overcoming Fairmuir and Riverside in their semi-finals.
Bobby Shirkey scored four times as Dryburgh beat Fairmuir 6-0. Jay-Jay Hutchison also bagged a first half double for Dryburgh.
Kyle Fraser scored twice for Arbroath Lads with Ryan Paterson also netting as they drew 3-3 with Riverside before winning 3-2 on penalties.
Riverside’s goals came from Jayden Herd, Nathan McDonald and Reuben McCulloch.
Montrose Vics won 4-3 against Brechin City Youth in the J Clenaghan League, while in the P Gibson League, Mearns won 3-1 against Dundee Thistle.
Fairmuir advanced to the Quarter Finals of the Scottish Cup after beating Dunbeth FC 5-0. Stuart Heenan scored all five of Fairmuir’s goals.
Holders Pitfour began their East Region Cup defence with a 3-1 win over Dundee West Reds.
Dundee West opened the scoring midway through the first half, but a goal in either half from Brodie Pollock was added to by Charlie Milne as Pitfour advanced to the next round.
10-man Ferry Athletic beat Montrose Youth 3-2 to advance to the final of the Dundee West Anniversary Cup.
Goalkeeper Finlay Lyttle saw red for Ferry, but strikes from Will Hanbury, Aidan Lockhart and Liam Cargill saw Ferry through.
In the Watson McInally League, Arbroath Lads beat Monifieth 3-2, while Brechin City won 3-1 against Dundee Sporting.
Forfar Boys advanced the final of the Tommy Clark Trophy after beating neighbours Kirrie Thistle 3-2 on penalties following a 0-0 draw.
Ferry Athletic and Dundee West shared nine goals in their G Taylor League clash.
Goals from a Campbell Stevenson double was added to by Charlie Massie, Owen Boath and Harrison Taylor as Ferry ran out 5-4 winners.
ACSC clinched the W Mills League title thanks to a 4-1 win over neighbours St Murdochs, while DUSC beat St James 9-1.
Fairmuir booked their place in the final of the Queen’s Jubilee Cup with a 5-3 win over Carnoustie Panmure, despite playing the majority of the match with 10-men.
Jamie McCann opened the scoring early on for Fairmuir, but they were quickly pegged back as Lewis Sivewright converted a penalty for Carnoustie as Fairmuir were reduced to 10-men.
Despite the numerical disadvantage, Graeme Stewart headed Fairmuir ahead for a second time, only for Connor McFarlane to draw Carnoustie level once more before half time.
In the second half quickfire goals from Nick Fletcher and a second of the day for McCann put Fairmuir in control before Zain Ferguson fired in a fifth for the hosts.
Sivewright doubled his tally late on but it wasn’t enough to stop Fairmuir progressing to the final, where they will meet Pitfour, who saw off Monifieth Athletic in the other semi-final thanks to a Charlie Edward goal.
Letham Tangerines and Forfar Albion will meet in the J Cord Cup final after beating Montrose Youths 4-0 and Ferry Athletic 5-2 in their respective semi-finals.
Dryburgh Athletic came from behind to beat rivals Fairmuir in the semi-final of the Henry Dolan Cup.
After falling behind to two early goals Daryl Tosh pulled a goal back for Dryburgh before Jack Buist and Ben Wilson put the hosts 3-2 ahead, before Fairmuir bagged a third late on to take the game to penalties.
Dryburgh keeper Sam Ross was the hero as he kept out one Fairmuir penalty as Dryburgh ran out 4-2 winners in the shootout.
They will meet Ferry Athletic who beat ACSC 5-1 in the other semi-final.
Monifieth Athletic got back to winning ways in the Dave Pullar League as they beat Lincraig 3-1. Liam Annan bagged a brace with Olly Carmichael also on target for Monifieth.
Jeanfield Swifts saw off Dundee Thistle 5-1 thanks to strikes from Liam Cooney, Jack Muirhead, Ethan Simpson and James Westwood.
Ferry Athletic Blues edged out Fairmuir Violet 3-2 on penalties to seal a place in the final of the Peter MacAvoy Cup. Liam Crockett, Bradley Duff and Cameron Murray netted for Ferry.
Ryan Hush scored a hattrick as Ferry Athletic Yellows beat Dryburgh 6-0 in the Presidents League.