GOALKEEPER Jack Robertson was the hero as Bournemouth Manor edged past Queens Park Athletic via a penalty shoot-out to move into the MA Hart Page Croft Cup final.

There was nothing to separate the leading pair in Hayward Saturday Premier Division as they played out a 2-2 draw before the penalty drama.

The deadlock in the match was finally broken in the second half when Ed Ewens netted, but QPA were quickly back level through a Tom Pepper header.

Terry Foote restored Manor’s lead, before they were reduced to 10 men with Brad Aspin sent off for a high challenge. And the extra man paid off for QPA as they grabbed a late equaliser through Dan Merry.

Neither side could find the breakthrough during extra-time so spot-kicks were needed. Athletic looked set for victory when Harry Shaw saved Manor’s fifth effort, but his opposite number Robertson stepped up to save twice as Manor moved through 7-6.

In the same competition, Westover Bournemouth and Ringwood Town development finally completed their first-round fixture.

Kyle Allman put Bournemouth ahead, but goals from Morgan Cole and Michael Carbone sealed a 2-1 Ringwood win.

Elsewhere, Sam Hills was the hat-trick hero of Bisterne United’s 4-1 semi-final triumph against New Milton Eagles in the MA Hart Hayward Cup.

Jamie Barrett was also on target for the Division One title contenders. Eagles’ consolation goal came from Ashley Booker.

Lee Pearson’s four-goal haul guided Bournemouth Electric reserves to an 8-2 thumping of Fordingbridge Turks in their third-round tie with Shane Sheridan (2), Adam Louka and John Bailey also on target. Tom Goddard struck twice for Turks.

In league action, Bournemouth Electric picked up a first win since September, easing past Bransgore United 2-0 in the Premier Division. Luke McCoy and Mustapha Jagne netted the first-half Sparkies goals.

Verwood All Stars development stay top of Division One after a 3-1 win over Ringwood United, thanks to goals from Tony Bellot, Aaron Bond and Dan Jeffryes, cancelling out George Dowie’s strike.

Nearest rivals Westover Bournemouth reserves won 4-3 against Winkton Athletic with Connor Picken and Fasica Wolde Michael both bagging two each with Callum Zikmund (2) and Connor Mitchell on target for Winkton.