SAM Cornish netted for MALDON AND TIPTREE but it was not enough to prevent them exiting the FA Trophy at the second qualifying round stage.

The Colchester United loanee scored for the Jammers but they were beaten 7-6 on penalties by Felixstowe and Walton at Park Drive, after the game had finished 1-1.

Cornish hit the hosts' equaliser after Samuel Nunn had given the visitors a 24th-minute lead.

HEYBRIDGE SWIFTS made progress in the competition, following a 2-0 win over Barking.

Dylan Logan gave the Swifts a 32nd-minute lead before Andrew Fennell wrapped up their win, with 13 minutes to go.

Jamahi Godward's seventh-minute strike helped WITHAM TOWN progress to the next round, after beating Lancing 1-0.

The visitors played more than half of the tie with only ten men, after Conrad Honore was sent off before half-time.

BRAINTREE TOWN were beaten 2-0 at home by St Albans City, in their latest National League South game.

Shaun Jeffers gave the visitors a 33rd-minute lead from the penalty spot, before Mitchell Weiss wrapped up their win with seven minutes remaining.

In Pitching In Isthmian Premier, BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT were thrashed 5-1 at Folkstone Invicta.

Reggie Gregory scored the R's consolation, with 13 minutes remaining.

In the Essex Senior League, STANWAY ROVERS were beaten 3-0 at home by league leaders Walthamstow, who played 50 minutes with ten men.

Goals from Harrison Carnegie, Tim Cole and the pick of the bunch from Yemi Adelani give Stow three points.

FC CLACTON won 2-1 at Southend Manor, thanks to first-half goals from Jamal Allen and Kieran Wales.

LITTLE OAKLEY played out a 0-0 draw with Ilford, at the Memorial Ground.

In Thurlow Nunn League first division south, WIVENHOE TOWN claimed a creditable 3-1 win over Benfleet at the M.E.C. Stadium.

Goals from Karl Swanborough, Tom Holdstock and Mitch Arthur secured the Dragons' victory.

HALSTEAD TOWN were 5-0 winners over Park View.

Alfie Cleal, Joe Thomas, Jordan Blackwell, Jordan Palmer and Matt Travell all netted at Milbank Stadium.

HARWICH AND PARKESTON lost 2-0 at home to Buckhurst Hill, while HOLLAND FC won 3-2 at Newbury Forest.