After a goalless first half, Thorfinn took the lead simply after the hour mark when Andrew Mulraine scored direct from a free-kick.
Hotspurs had been twice denied by the woodwork, however in a late rally Paul Smith levelled with an angled drive.
Avoch’s Ian Penwright scored a last-gasp winner to earn the Black Isle facet a 2-1 victory in opposition to Highland Newbie Cup third spherical opponents Kirkwall Hotspurs at Coronation Park.
With extra-time looming, Penwright squeezed residence a Smith supply from shut vary.
A second half blitz noticed Ness come from behind to beat island rivals Carloway 5-1 at Fivepenny.
After a scoreless first half, Stewart ‘Bubble’ MacDonald gave Carloway the lead earlier than Ness skipper Micheil Russell Smith levelled direct from a free-kick.
Mathew MacIver edged Ness in entrance when he scored the membership’s three hundredth objective within the Highland Newbie Cup.
MacIver made it 3-1 within the seventy fifth minute and additional objectives from Colin MacLeod and Angus MacLennan rounded off a glowing second half show from the Niseachs, who host Avoch within the subsequent spherical.
Golspie Stafford additionally got here from behind in a 5-2 win in opposition to Black Rock Rovers at Evanton.
Rocks’ Mike Rae opened the scoring on the half hour mark, however Sam MacKay levelled with a long-range effort simply earlier than the break.
Stafford took management within the second half and MacKay scored twice from the spot, both facet of a Shaun Campbell objective. Gary Pullen additionally netted for Stafford, with Ryan McFee scoring Rocks’ different counter.
Iochdar Saints’ cup sojourn got here to an finish at Culbokie, the place they misplaced 4-0 to Excessive Ormlie Hotspur.