LEE PEACOCK gave Hawks a superb 1-0 opening-day victory at Boreham Wood.
Summer-signing Peacock netted after just two minutes to settle the Blue Square South clash.
And the home side had little to offer in breaking down a superb Hawks defence.
Gosport Borough were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Tiverton Town in the Southern League south & west division.
Dan Wooden scored for Borough but his belter was cancelled out.
Fareham and Moneyfields enjoyed victories in the first day of Wessex League action.
Moneys beat Christchurch 3-2 in a thriller at Dover Road and Fareham defeated Totton & Eling 2-0.
Hayling lost 3-0 to Lymington while Horndean drew 1-1 against Downton.