AN own goal and a second in injury time condemned Cowes Sports to a 2-0 home loss to Hamble at Westwood Park this afternoon (Saturday).

The defeat keeps the Yachtsmen in trouble down near the bottom three in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier.

In Division 1 of the Sydenhams Wessex League, East Cowes Vics picked up their first point in several weeks — 2-2 away at Folland Sports.

Vics remain second bottom.

Newport, who have lost form in recent weeks, went down 2-0 against Petersfield Town at Beatrice Avenue, East Cowes.

Port slipped to eighth place.

In Division 1 of the Harwoods Island League, Shanklin remain third and have closed the gap on leaders, Brading Town, to four points, but with a an extra game played, after they defeated struggling West Wight 4-1.

At the other end of the table, Cowes Sports Reserves hammered depleted Carisbrooke United 6-1 at Clatterford Rec, with Dan Pearson bagging a hat-trick.

There was plenty of cup action around the Isle of Wight this afternoon.

In the first round of the Hampshire FA Trophy, the holders, Bush Hill, beat Bembridge 2-0 at Steyne Park, while Brading Town put Liss Athletic Reserves to the sword, running out 11-0 winners at home.

There were also matches played in the first round of the Hampshire FA Vase.

                         TODAY'S RESULTS (SATURDAY)

Sydenhams Wessex Premier: Cowes Sports 0, Hamble Club 2.

Division 1: Newport 0, Petersfield Town 2; Folland Sports 2, East Cowes Vics 2.

Harwoods Island League, Division 1: Carisbrooke United 1, Cowes Sports Reserves 6; Shanklin 4, West Wight 1.

Combination 1: Carisbrooke Utd Reserves 3, Brading Town Reserves 2; Seaview Reserves 1, Northwood St John Reserves 3.

Combination 2: Yarmouth & Calbourne Reserves 2, Newchurch Reserves 3.

Hampshire FA Trophy, first round: Bembridge 0, Bush Hill 2; Brading Town 11, Liss Athletic Reserves 0; Binstead & COB 4, Compton 1; Lyndhurst Reserves 1, ECS 3; Northwood St John 2, Westover Bournemouth 2 (Northwood won on penalties); Sandown 3, Infinity 6.

Hampshire FA Vase, first round: Brading Town Reserves 2, Adgestone 3; Bishops Waltham Dynamos Reserves 4, Sandown Reserves 2; CK Andover A 2, Seaview 3; Hartland Athletic 7, Ryde Saints Reserves 0; Meon Valley 5, Osborne Coburg 0; Newport Reserves 12, Wootton Reserves 0; Osborne Coburg Reserves 0, Oakfield Reserves 2; Overton United A 1, Oakfield 4; Ryde Saints A 2, BTC (Southampton) Reserves 7; West Wight Reserves 7, Niton Community Reserves 2.