ED EWENS' hat-trick proved decisive when Westover Bournemouth got the better of Parley Sports 5-3 to go six points clear at the top of Hayward Saturday Premier Division.

Joe Moore and Wayne Nagy were the other Westover marksmen, with Parley replying through a Callum Lee brace and an own goal.

Nearest rivals Hamworthy Recreation netted through Gareth Williams and George Knijff but they were sunk 3-2 by AFC Burton, whose goals came via Matty Nicholls' penalty and Levi Ridealgh (2).

Bournemouth Electric moved up to third place after their 4-0 victory over Bournemouth University thanks to Jolyn May (2), Lewis John Sainval and Ian Musselwhite.

Terry Foote rattled in five when reigning champions Bournemouth Manor climbed to fourth in the standings with an emphatic 8-0 triumph over tailenders Bisterne United.

Tyrone Carkeet, Luke Scrimshaw and Josh Thompson were also on target.

Tony Bellot gave Division One leaders Bournemouth Electric reserves the lead just before the interval against visitors Bournemouth Sports.

And Electric buried their opponents under an avalanche of second-half goals from Sam Phillips, Mustapha Jagne, Kingsly Korang, Rowan Robinson, Lucas Gelsleichter and Momodou Kanyi to triumph 7-0.

Nearest rivals Milford netted through Leon Jarrett but crashed to a 3-1 defeat against Gotham, whose goals came through Shane Sheridan (2) and Adam Louka.

Martin Smith struck twice when Queen’s Park Athletic took over in second place thanks to a 5-1 victory over Fordingbridge Turks.

Adam Clark, Mike Wheeler and Jon Hall added one each for Queen’s Park while the Turks consolation goal came via Adam Harding.

Portcastrian made it three successive league wins when Paul Tucker’s double – which included a penalty – Alex Mackenzie, Ryan Irvin and substitute Steve Crawford gave them the upper hand 5-3 against Bournemouth Manor reserves.

Craig Varley, John Bastable (penalty) and Liam Carpenter scored for Manor.

Scott Jennings struck twice for bottom-place AFC Burton reserves but Mudeford Men’s Club scuppered them 6-2 through Liam Welton (2), Josh Thayne, Alan Etherton, Harry Dye and an own goal.

New Milton Eagles are eight points clear at the top of Division Two after brushing aside Cherry Bees 4-0 thanks to Chris Payne (penalty), Lloyd Rixon and a couple of goals from Justin Keeler.

Alex Hawey and Mark Jimmy struck for second-place Gotham reserves but they had to settle for a point when Matt Nabney and Sam Lindup earned Ringwood United a 2-2 draw.

Talbot Rise preserved their unbeaten record when Harry Nash ensured a 1-0 win over Westover Bournemouth reserves.

Callum Fowler (2) and Sam Hills gave Bisterne United reserves a 3-1 success against FC Barolo, who replied through Kebba Balajo.