AFC Eastney made it three wins out of three in all competitions with an 11-2 victory over Gosport’s WPM Titans Reserves in the Hampshire Sunday Junior C Cup, writes Paul Oastler.
Centre-half Jordan Chappell netted twice in a man-of-the-match performance.
Freddy Penfold scored four goals to take his tally to six for the season.
Cliff Little and Jaye Kane also weighed in with doubles, while Mark Harris topped up the tally.
Barry Jeans’ two goals were not enough for Eastney Reserves, though.
They went down to a 7-2 defeat at the hands of FC Lakeside Reserves.
Joel Jackson celebrated his debut with six of the Lakeside goals. Andy Newman scored the other.
Freehouse A progressed to the next round with a 3-1 win over AC FC.
Fred Baverstock, Martin Murphy and Alex Niven scored the goals.
Kane Green hit the target as FC Lakeside drew 1-1 with Horndean Hawks in the Hampshire Sunday Junior B Cup.
The former then progressed to the next round with a 4-1 victory in the penalty shootout.
Football for Cancer’s Nathan New helped himself to four goals in a 6-2 win over WPM Titans.
Luke Steere and Steve Penny got the other strikes.
The Portsmouth & District Football Association (PDFA) Vase Cup saw two players share the North End Cosmos goals in a 9-3 victory over Whiteley.
Stefan Nancarrow scored five and Paul Stanley hit four.
Wickham Dynamos and AC Copnor also progressed to the next round.
Meanwhile, in the Victory Cup there were wins for AFC Portchester, Milton Rovers, Wicor Mill and Freehouse.
Freehouse beat AFC Southbourne 5-1 with Al Shaw scoring twice.
Levi Jon Chalk, Peter Hunt and Jordan Garner completed the win.
In the Portsmouth Sunday League, 10-man Bowood drew 1-1 in a hard-fought battle with Broad Oak Social in division one.
Ala Ben Saliah scored for Bowood, while Luke Madgwick was on target for Broad Oak.
DCC FC topped the table in division two after a 6-2 win over Castle United.
In division three, a high-scoring game between AFC Portchester Reserves and AFC Prospect Farm Rangers Reserves ended in a 6-5 win to the latter.
Portchester led 2-0 in an exciting start but Prospect soon upped their game to turn the tables.
But despite leading 5-2 at one stage, they allowed Portchester to fight back to 5-5.
And as the Wicor outfit pushed for a winner, Prospect broke away to snatch the victory.
Ashley Twells hit a hat-trick – including a great volley from long range – for Portchester.
Remi Cake and Warren Jupp notched the other goals.
Saturn Royale maintained their 100-per-cent start to the season with a 5-2 victory over 10-man Play-Away Soccer.
Top scorer Lee Owens cancelled out Play-Away’s early opener.
And in the second half Saturn kicked on, with Matt Webber firing them in front from the penalty spot in 55 minutes.
Two goals in five minutes – from Luke Carraher and Webber – saw them lead 4-2.
A defensive slip-up allowed Play-Away to pull a goal back on 85 minutes but Webber completed his hat-trick in the dying seconds.
Saturn rose to the summit of the division three standings on goal difference.
Bradley Gill, Harry Knight and Chuks Mark were all on target for Hatton Rovers as they banked a 3-1 win over Wicor Mill Royals
AFC Lovedean moved to the top of division four after overcoming FC Fenix 3-1.
Fenix took the lead with a James Ford goal but Lovedean hit back with a Luke Chalcraft hat-trick.
FC Firhill got into double figures in division five with a 10-2 victory against Fratton Trade Reserves.