EDDIE Hodge’s double proved not enough for Hamworthy United as they bowed out at the preliminary round stage of the FA Cup.

Ash Pope was also on target for Alan Lay’s men at Portland United, who are managed by former Hammers boss Brendon King.

But the Blues netted four times through Max Bucker, Jamie Symes, Ed Bastick and Ryan McKechnie – the latter in the final minute to seal a 4-3 win.

Christchurch also bowed out after succumbing 2-1 at home to Badshot Lea. Callum Butler had put Ollie Cherrett’s men in front before the visitors hit back.

Poppies were hammered 5-0 at home by Bracknell Town, while goals from Sam House and Tim Stephenson were not enough for Lymington, who lost 3-2 at Binfield.

In Wessex Premier, Bashley struck five times to seal a 5-1 triumph at Amesbury Town.

Lewis Ross, Hugh Dathan, Jamie Webber, Conor Whiteley and Harry McGrath found the net for the New Forest outfit.

Rafael Ramos’s double paved the way for Brockenhurst’s 4-2 win at Cowes Sports. Tom Sykes and Ben Kemplen also found the net.

In Division One, goals from Ryan Hamm, Sammy Brown and Ryan Osman proved not enough in Ringwood’s 4-3 loss at Fawley.

New Milton lost 1-0 at home to Andover Town, while Owen Nicholson’s goal was consolation in Verwood’s 6-1 home defeat to Bemerton Heath Harlequins.