Pagham made it a winning end to 2012 as they edged a Sussex League division-one thriller at home to Arundel 4-3.
Joe Briggs, Scott Murfin and a double from Max Thoms were just enough to see off the Mullets at Nyetimber Lane.
Chichester City went ahead early on at home to East Preston but ended up losing 4-1.
Selsey nabbed a point at Lancing, a Tom Broadbent double securing a 2-2 draw.
In division two, two goals in the last ten minutes saw Midhurst defeat Broadbridge Heath 2-0 at Rotherfield.
The Rocks’ Ryman premier visit to East Thurrock was rained off.
We’ll have all the local football action in the Observer - out as usual on Thursday.