Hawks need penalties to defeat plucky ServicesÂ
TheÂ HawksÂ needed a penalty shootout to beatÂ United ServicesÂ and secure a spot inÂ the semi-finals of the Portsmouth Senior Cup
The teams were locked together at 2-2 after 90 minutes at Westleigh Park, with the Wessex League division one visitors pushing the reigning championsÂ all the way.
Aaron Cosgrave gave the hosts a 20th-minute lead with a composed finish.
Services refused to give way, though, and James Franklin levelledÂ on 35 minutes.
Three minutes into the second half Harry Potter stunned the Hawks with a shot that deflected past Ben Dudzinski in the home goal.
Cosgrave equalised in the 64th minute but Lee Bradbury's men couldn't find another breakthrough before the final whistle.Â
In a tense shootout Josh Huggins scored the decisive spot-kick to send the Hawks through to the last four.
AFC PortchesterÂ joined the HawksÂ in the semi-finalsÂ after beatingÂ 10-man Hayling United 2-0 at the Crest Finance Stadium.
The Humbugs had a player sent off afterÂ just seven minutes following an aerial challenge.
On 25 minutesÂ Stuart McConnachie gave the hosts the lead with a fine opportunistic finish.Â
With the visiting goalkeeper off his line, the full-back sent a first-time shot sailing over the stranded stopperÂ and into the net.
Brandon Miller struck in the 70th minute after a long throw fell to him in the six-yard area to seal the Royals win.
A first-half Steve Hutchings penalty proved enough to takeÂ MoneyfieldsÂ through with a 1-0 victoryÂ against Baffins Milton Rovers at Dover Road.
The skipper buried his 19th-minute spot-kick into the bottom left-hand corner.
Meanwhile, HorndeanÂ got back to winning wayÂ with a 4-1 successÂ against Tadley Calleva in the Wessex League premier division at Five Heads Park.
A third-minute Simon Woods goal setÂ Fareham TownÂ on their way to an excellent 2-1 victoryÂ at Brockenhurst.
Dan Brock extended the Reds lead four minutes from time with the Badgers grabbing a stoppage-time consolation goal.
TheÂ Royal Navy crashed out of the Hampshire Senior Cup after falling to a 1-0 defeat toÂ Sholing at the Victory Stadium.Â