.....Poppies won 2-1 at home to neighbours Hamworthy United.
Fawzi Saadi put the hosts ahead after just 7 minutes and Connor Phillips doubled Poppies' advantage on 14 minutes.
Substitute Daniel Manuel reduced the arrears for the visitors after half-time, but Poppies held on.
New Milton Town earned a vital three points with a 2-0 victory away to local rivals, Lymington Town.
New signing Danny Cox banged in a brace for the Linnets in their triumph at The Sports Ground.
In the early kick-off, Totton & Eling won 4-1 at home to Romsey Town.
Credit: Matt Richbell