A DOUBLE from Conor Whiteley along with strikes from Kabba Jack and Sam Jackson gave Bashley their fifth league victory of the campaign in Wessex Premier.

The visitors put in a commanding display on the Isle of Wight to overcome Cowes Sports 4-0 at Westwood Park.

Whiteley opened the scoring with four minutes gone. He fired home after latching on to a Lewis Ross pass.

Five minutes into the second half, Jack was fouled 25 yards out and Whiteley doubled his tally by converting from the resulting free-kick.

A defence-splitting pass by Harry McGrath then found Jack to slot home for 3-0 before Jackson bundled in a fourth five minutes from time.

Victory gave the New Forest outfit their first league win since they beat Lymington Town 5-1 on October 10.

Bash moved within one point of Cowes and are 19th in the table with 18 points from as many games.

Nathan Walker and Jamie Filkins were on target as Hamworthy United secured back-to-back wins with a 2-0 success at Shaftesbury.

Brendon King’s side have 11 wins from 20 league games this season, they are seventh with 34 points.

Poppies’ three-game winning run came to a shuddering halt as they were beaten 3-0 at home by Fareham Town.

All the visitors’ strikes came during the second half at Victoria Park.

Craig Hardy opened the scoring before Jay Eames and Ben Tiffin got their names on the scoresheet.

Sam House and Charlie Willett both scored for Lymington Town at home against Bemerton Heath Harlequins but that did not stop the hosts falling to a 3-2 reverse.

A double from Robbie Matthews along with a Jack Matthews strike gave the Harlequins all three points at the Sports Ground.

Brockenhurst were powerless to stop leaders Andover Town as they fell to a 2-0 home loss.

Connor Cocklin opened the scoring for the visitors before a Mike Gosney penalty just past the hour mark wrapped up all three points for the high-fliers.

In Wessex One, Steve Flynn struck twice to go with a Brad Aspin goal to give New Milton Town a 3-1 triumph over Downton at Fawcett’s Field.

Josiah Purdue’s goal for Ringwood Town proved consolation as they were beaten 3-1 at home against AFC Stoneham.

William Harris bagged a brace for the visitors with Thomas Hogan also on target.

Christchurch’s scheduled clash at Totton & Eling was called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

Verwood Town are on Tuesday set to host Hamworthy United in the third round of the Sydenhams League Cup.

In the Southampton Senior Cup, Brockenhurst play host to Sholing in the third round.

The Russell-Cotes Cup sees Lymington Town travel to Wessex One AFC Stoneham in the second round.

Bashley and Downton will duel for a place in the final of the Bournemouth Senior Cup when they lock horns at Bashley Road.

Verwood will visit either Brockenhurst or Lymington in the other semi-final on December 5 with the New Forest neighbours set to do battle in the last eight at the Meadens Skoda Arena on November 28.