Worcester City Youth's Under 18s suffered heartache in the Midland Floodlit League semi-final after cruelly losing their semi-final with Halesowen Town on penalties after an incredible comeback in normal time.
City battled back from a three-goal half-time deficit to force a shoot-out after a trio of second-half goals from Milo Elmes and Hassan Shah (2), who levelled the tie with a coolly-converted spot kick.
A final place seemed likely when Sean Dayus saved Halesowen's first two penalties. City converted their first three kicks but unfortunately missed the next three as the hosts went through 4-3.
In league action, Matty Patrick-Rivers netted in a 1-4 defeat against Stratford Town - a result that gave the opposition the Premier Division South title.
The Reserves won one and lost one of their two matches this week. James Lemon netted twice in a 4-0 success at Uttoxeter Town, which preceded a 2-3 loss against Redditch United.
In JPL Cup matches, the Under 15s failed to take the chances they created as they were beaten 0-3 by Kidderminster Harriers. The Under 11s also bowed out in a closely-fought contest at the hands of Halesowen Town, who progressed 3-2.
The Under 14s were also narrowly defeated in their latest JPL Elite fixture as MK Dons returned from Perdiswell with a 1-0 win.
In friendly matches, Nathan Wood bagged a brace in a 4-2 victory for the Under 13s over Gloucester City. Close games for the Under 16s and Under 12s, who lost 1-2 to AFC Dunstable and Stourbridge respectively.
City's Under 10 Girls also showed the tremendous progress that they have made this season with an excellent display against Catshill Wildcats.