Andover hit Southampton University for six before clinching their place in next month’s Hampshire Hockey Trophy final with a 2-1 win over cup holders, Salisbury.
Jack Trott, Ben Anthpony, Alex Griffiths, George Almark, Dan Allen and Liam O’Sullivan all hit the target as the Lions ran amok in the quarter-finals against the Wessex students, whom they beat 6-0 in the Southampton Sports Centre sunshine.
But Salisbury, who beat Aldershot & Farnham 2-1 in last season’s final, proved far tougher opposition in the semi.
O’Sullivan fired Andover ahead, but Mark Antrobus, who scored in Salisbury’s 2-1 quarter-final win over US Portsmouth, put the Bemerton side level.
Salisbury’s joy was short lived, however, as Ben Anthony celebrated Andover’s winner minutes later.
Bournemouth, who thrashed Yateley 7-0, will face Andover in the Trophy final at Aldershot on May 7.
Andover won the cup two seasons ago, beating Yateley in a dramatic penalty shoot-out final.
Andover seconds will also be in cup final action that day – against Winchester II in the Hampshire Open League Trophy
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