PRESTATYN Sports bowed out of the JD Welsh Cup after a narrow 3-2 extra-time home loss to FC Queens Park.

The Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One side were unable to reach the second round despite a dogged display against quality opposition, with torrential rain prior to clash ensuring conditions were hard to handle for both sides.

A cagey opening to proceedings brought little in the way of goalmouth activity, with former Rhyl striker Barry Torrence going closest for the visitors in a scoreless first half.

After the interval saw the away side finally get their noses in front in unfortunate circumstances when a deep cross resulted in an own goal during the opening exchanges.

This was met by a positive response from Sion Williams and John Hargreaves’ side, who took the game into an additional 30 minutes with a superb long-range strike with the final action of normal time.

Extra-time opener with the away side on the front foot but they spurned two good chances before Sports’ broke quickly to take the lead for the first time in the contest.

Torrence had a huge say for Park in the final quarter of the clash, firing in a leveller moments after coming out of goal where he had been deputising during the second period, and he then went from scorer to provider to set up Daniel Roberts for a close-range finish and send Sports crashing out of the money-spinning competition.

Williams and Hargreaves can take plenty of positives from the defeat as they look to improve their league fortunes, which begins at basement dwellers Llandyrnog United on Saturday.