Mark Spavins side beat fellow Kershaw Premier Division side Brampton 3-1 at the quarter-final stage last Saturday. Eaton Socon fell behind to a spectacular early strike from Chris Newton, but they turned the contest before the break. Luke Swain levelled before Shane Fox put them ahead in a moment of controversy. The assistant referee provided by Brampton - initially flagged for the ball going out of play before Rhys Thorpe delivered a cross for Fox, but then put his flag down. The goal was allowed to stand following a discussion with the referee. Thorpe then sealed victory when striking midway through the second half to set up a semi-final showdown against fellow Premier Division side Hemingfords United in January. We always seem to struggle against Brampton, said Spavins. They are something of a bogey team for us so it was nice to get past them. We fell behind to what I would class as one of the top five goals I have ever seen in local football. Thankfully we got ourselves level very quickly and went on to win the game. If Id have been asked a few weeks go, I would probably have said we were favourites to lift the trophy again, but I dont think thats the case any more. Hemingfords have been in terrific form in the league of late and held us to a draw a few weeks ago. Were playing well ourselves but well need to be at our best in that game. It will be one hell of a semi-final. Eaton Socon enjoyed a county cup double last season when their reserve side also lifted the Hunts Junior Cup. They are through to the semi-finals of that competition again and a treble could even be possible this term with the young Eaton Socon A team involved in a Hunts Lower Junior Cup quarter-final this Saturday. * In-form Hemingfords booked their Hunts Intermediate Cup last-four berth with a 3-1 victory against Peterborough outfit ICA Sports and just like Eaton Socon they also had to come from behind. Will Greatorex restored parity before Andy Blackmore eased the locals into the lead before half-time. Substitute Jake Asby climbed off the bench to grab a third goal in the second period. Huntingdon United entertain Somersham Town in the other semi-final. United thumped Ramsey 17-0 in their qurter-final clash while Somersham triumphed by a solitary goal at Bluntisham Rangers.