Hawks flying...Beaten Borough finish with nine...Brilliant Baffins score same number

Bradley Bubb netted the Hawks' opening goal in their 2-0 win over Basingstoke   Picture: Sarah Standing
Bradley Bubb netted the Hawks' opening goal in their 2-0 win over Basingstoke Picture: Sarah Standing
Hawks boss Lee Bradbury. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Hawks boss shrugs off setback in Cornwall

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The Hawks chalked up a third successive Vanarama Conference South win, beating Basingstoke Town 2-0 at Westleigh Park.

Bradley Bubb gave Lee Bradbury’s men a 26th-minute lead with a well-directed header, before Scott Donnelly killed off the Dragons with a late long-range strike.

Nine-man Gosport Borough fell to their second successive defeat in the Vanarama Conference South, going down 2-1 to a Whitehawk side that included former Pompey goalkeeper John Sullivan.

Danny Mills and Frantz N’Gassa gave the visitors a 2-0 half-time lead before Justin Bennett reduced the Privett Park arrears.

Brett Poate was sent off late on for a reckless late challenge before Rory Williams was brought off with an injury in stoppage-time with the hosts having already used all of their substitutes.

Petersfield battled to continue a run of six games unbeaten in the Wessex League premier division, with a tough away win against Lymington.

Warren Hunt put the Rams in front with a second-half penalty, before the home side equalised through Tony Lee’s close-range strike.

But with 20 minutes left to play, substitute Andy Todd drilled a low shot inside the post to earn Ian Saunders’ men a superb away victory.

Moneyfields survived an early scare to comfortably win at Andover this afternoon.

Steve Hutchings scored twice for Moneys, with Jake Morgan also on target for Miles Rutherford’s in-form side.

Horndean’s FA Cup dream ended in a narrow 1-0 defeat to Newport this afternoon at Five Heads Park.

The visitors’ winner came against the run of play amid controversial circumstances in the first half.

An apparent handball was waved away by the referee and with the Deans defence stopping, expecting to hear a whistle, Tom McInnes duly played on and slotted the ball into the net.

Elsewhere, Bognor had to settle for a replay as their FA Cup clash with Lewes at Nyewood Lane ended in a stalemate.

Danny Thompson had a chance to seal the Rocks’ progress at the death but could not find the net with his close-range header.

Baffins demonstrated exactly why many believe they are too good for Hampshire League football as they annihilated Locks Heath in a 9-0 win.

Blu Boam and Jason Parish both struck hat-tricks as Lee Newport’s side extended their perfect winning run to 11 league games this season.

George Stares grabbed a quick-fire double with Tyler Moret also on target.