Bernie Jones [left] notched a hat-trick as Southampton thrashed Tulse Hill & Dulwich 5-2 to keep up the pressure on Havant for a potential third place finish in South Women’s League Division 3B.
Southampton were two-up in no time through Jones and, after Tulse Hill had replied from a penalty stroke, went into a 3-1 half-time lead through Sue Merry.
Jones completed her hat-trick before Tulse Hill cut the gap, but Zoe Stride got a fifth for the visitors before then end.
Havant slammed in seven first half goals on the way to a thumping 8-2 win over Aldershot & Farnham, who host Fareham on Saturday. Cat Evans got a hat-trick and Charlie Gammon two.
Winchester shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw at Barnes.
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