Coach Alan Kennedy admitted his blood pressure "hit new heights" after Caithness United U16s fought back from conceding three tap-ins at Dingwall.
Thurso and Halkirk United will meet in a midweek derby next month as part of a busy run-in to the end of the North Caledonian League season.
Wick Academy will be targeting back-to-back wins in the Highland League for the first time this season when they take on Forres at Mosset Park.
Halkirk United have a semi-final to look forward to later in the season after edging out Inverness Athletic in Saturday's North Caledonian Cup clash.
Caithness United U16s produced a dominant performance as they thumped their Inverness Athletic counterparts 11-0 in horrible conditions at Naver.
Three former Aberdeen stars are heading for Caithness this weekend to take part in children's coaching sessions and a question-and-answer event.
Three up at half-time and seemingly cruising, Wick Academy had to settle for a 3-2 victory over the Highland League's bottom team Strathspey Thistle.
Gary Manson has acknowledged that Wick Academy are in no position to take anything for granted when they take on Strathspey Thistle this weekend.
Scott Davidson feels Thurso are getting closer to a positive run of results as they begin to tackle their North Caledonian League fixture backlog.
Manager Gary Manson accepts it is "glaringly obvious" that Wick Academy need to find the net more often if they are to start climbing up the table.
Gordon MacNab could return to the Wick Academy line-up for Saturday's visit to Fraserburgh in the Highland League after a spell on the sidelines.