It was not just a good weekend for Kevin Deery’s first team, but Institute’s Youths also had impressive results.
There were goals galore in all the underage games.
The U15’s had a good 4-2 win over Moyola thanks to goals from Caoimhin Soal (2), Tom Hippsley and Jordan Moll.
The U16 side also scored four goals as they secured a easy 4-1 victory over Ballymoney United, with Tyler Deighan (2), Reece Kincaid and Chris Cloete their goalscorers.
A Josh Wilson goal was enough for the U16’s draw 1-1 with Sion Swifts, but the U14’s suffered a 6-1 defeat to Coleraine Olympic with Matthew Cooke their goalscorer.
While the Kids Mini Soccer continues at St Columb’s Park, from 7pm every Friday night.
It’s open to all boys and girls of primary school age and of all abilities and costs £2 per session.
Anyone who hasn’t completed and returned registration forms must do so ASAP.
Meanwhile Stute’s neighbours Limavady United face Strabane Athletic in the other Craig Memorial Cup semi-final tie.
Strabane ply their trade in the Northern Ireland Intermediate League, playing their home games at Melmount Park and so far this season This will be no easy game for United and manager Paul Owens knows that his side are in for a hard game.
“They will be up for the game because I’m sure that they will fancy their chances of causing an upset,” he said.
“You know that the junior teams will always raise their game when they play teams from leagues above them.
“We will prepare properly for the game, just the same way that we do no matter who we are playing.
“We will go there, do a professional job and hopefully get the result that we are looking for.
“I know that I have said this before but for me and us it’s all about the league this season, no matter what.
“However we can put the league to bed for a couple of weeks with the cup game that we have coming up.”