Zoe Stride celebrated her switch from Trojans by scoring twice on debut as Southampton Ladies opened their South Women’s League Division 3B programme with a 3-1 win over Lewes.
The ex-Stoneham striker scored either side of half-time, cancelling out a Lewes equaliser, before the 80th goal of Sue Merry’s distinguished South League career settled it.
Fareham came from behind to beat Chichester 2-1 with second half goals by Tara Jolly and Gracie Coleman.
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