MARKSMAN Sam Hayward was Bournemouth Sports’ match-winner in their 2-1 success over Premier Division leaders Electric.
Electric led with an early goal from Chris Keehan and could have been comfortably ahead, had they taken their chances, before Karl Brown put nearest rivals Sports on terms just before the interval.
Electric paid dearly for their missed opportunities when Hayward’s second-half strike gave Sports the edge.
Redlynch netted through Ben Read but Hamworthy Recreation just got the better of them 2-1 with goals from Luke Dawe and Richie Sands.
Neal Spalding struck for relegation-threatened Mudeford Men’s Club but Parley Sports upended them 3-1 with goals from Dan Luford, Dan Hickford and Sam Bush.
Bottom-placed Suttoners Civil crashed 5-0 to goals from Bill Stride (2), Hisham Douik, Mark Lilley and Simion Liviu-Daniel against fellow strugglers Sway.
• Tailenders St Mary’s led with a goal from Ali Paton and they gained an unexpected point when they drew 1-1 with Divi-sion One pacesetters Electric reserves who replied with a second-half goal from Ben Hatch.
Paul Vincent netted for second-placed Allendale but they went down 2-1 to goals from Ben Corbin and Dave Higgins against Ferndown Town Greenfields.
Twynham Rangers are back up to third place after Mitchell Keet and Richie Brennan gave them the edge 2-1 against Harrington United, while Tuakana shaded it 3-2 against Fencing Centre thanks to Dominic Taylor, Stuart Sims and an own goal.
• Bisterne United are two points clear at the top of Division Two after Lascelles Richardson (2) and Craig Frost clinched a 3-1 success against New Milton.
Galleon netted through Craig White and Joe Liddicoat but Ferndown Sports replaced them in the runners-up spot after upending them 3-2 with goals from Khalid Sreti, Matt Voisey and Ollie Bolton.
Seyward Windows had the upper hand 5-2 against Redhill Rangers thanks to Nick Kirby’s hat-trick and a couple of goals from Kelly Barth, while Westover reserves enjoyed a 4-0 victory over Merley courtesy of Joe Harris, Reece Johns, Joshua Wall and Sandy Rarity.
• Chris Williams netted for Parkside but the Division Three pacesetters crashed to a third successive defeat when unbeaten Richmond Park Con let rip 6-1 with a Mark Pudney hat-trick and further goals from Nic Reed (2) and Craig Poole.
Mark McCarthy’s hat-trick proved decisive in Queens Park Athletic’s 5-2 victory over Old Oakmeadians reserves with the other goals coming from Adam Janes and Lloyd Pearce.
Kevin Crabb earned Ferndown Sports reserves a 1-1 draw with Stourvale, while fellow strugglers Redynch reserves were 4-3 winners against Wallisdown Con thanks to Simon Dickinson (2), Richard Whirtmarsh and Tom Stainer.
• Steve Flynn led the way with a hat-trick when unbeaten Division Four leaders Electric A toppled FC Athletico 7-0 with Matt Wallace, Matty Ings, Adrian Pavey and James Keith also on target.
Bisterne United strengthened their grip on second place when Luke Walker and Lee Harris gave them the verdict 2-1 against promotion rivals BU Staff and Fifa Standards were also 2-1 winners when Ben Donachie and Drew Allen accounted for Magpies.
• Mudeford Men’s Club reserves continued to rule the roost in Division Five and they remained five points clear at the top after Lee Moss, Stephen Wardley, Marvin Fayer-Honour and Mark Kelly gave them the upper hand 4-2 against Bournemouth A.
Nearest rivals Redlynch A were 4-1 winners against Bransgore United with goals from Greg Devine (2), Tom Aldridge and Scott Down and Twynham reserves kept their promotion hopes alive when Matty Nicholls, Dan Seymour and Aron Harris gave them the edge 3-2 against Allendale.
Walker Scott are also well placed after Luke Jenkins, Kristian Ramsier and Scott Ramsier ensured a 3-1 success against Rockbourne.
• AFC Bransgore remained four points clear at the top of Division Six after their 5-1 triumph over AFC Burton reserves through Charlie Field (2), Rich Hickling, Tim Davis and Luke Basil.
Nearest rivals Queens Park Athletic reserves, meanwhile, crushed Ringwood Athletic 15-0 with ace marksman Mike Thompson lashing home nine and Joshua Harper (2), Wes Jones, Zac Britton, Alex Joy and Sean Mullen also on target.
Ferndown Town Greenfields reserves toppled Portcastrian reserves 6-0 through Matt Jones, Keith Palmer, Craig New, Emmanuel Ohameje, Jonathan Dawson and an own goal, while Mark Forsyth, James Boobier and Glenn Taylor gave Bournemouth Hospital a 3-2 win over Lymington Argyle.