SC Torrevieja CF maintained their chase for the title in the Valencia 1st Regional Group 8 on Sunday after taking a point in the away derby clash 1-1 draw against arch rivals CD Montesinos.

Torry, who sit in second place on 40 points, two points behind leaders Pinoso CF, took the lead following an assist by Omar on the left flank, who dribbled past a couple of players, crossing the ball to Hucha, who netted on 17 minutes to lead 1-0.

In what was an intense game Torry were reduced to 10 men, that saw Monte pressing the visitors goal searching for an equaliser.

Monte, who also had a player sent off following two yellow cards, levelled when Adrian Girona headed home following a corner, to take a well earned point in front of an appreciative crowd at the Municipal Stadium.

Monte: Point in derby clash against Torry.

Teams: CD Montesinos (squad): Sergio, Ivan, Carrasco, Oussama, Poyatos, Pato, Fernando, Valentin, Arturo, Pamies, Manu, Dani Saiz, Kevin, Sawyer, Girona, Borja, Vicente, Gocu.

SC Torrevieja CF (starting 11). Chris, Ramiro, Lukitas, Hèctor, Campillo, Cristian, Manu Amores, Omar, Gonzalo, Luis Carlos, Hucha.

Valencia 1st Regional G8 Sunday’s results: Racing San Miguel 2-3 CF Sporting de San Fulgencio. CD Montesinos 1-1 SC Torrevieja CF.

2nd Regional Group 16: CD Altet 1-2 CF Popular Orihuela. Sporting Saladar 3-2 Sporting Costablanca Torrevieja CF B. Bigastro CF 5-1 CD Horadada Thair A. CD Benijofar 2-3 CF Formentera. CD Athletico San Fulgencio A 4-1 Atletico Crevillente FB A. CF Sporting Albatera 4-1 CF United Elche A.