March Town FC lost 4-2 after extra time to Linton Granta on Tuesday night.
For this Cambs Invitation Cup tie the Hares had four players missing from the squad through work, injury and holiday.
March took the lead on 18 minutes through Sam Darlow.
Linton went 2-1 up, then Max Flintoff saved a penalty and sub Ash Blanchflower scored.
Boss Paul Crosbie said: “We didn’t deserve to win.”