CHESHAM United climbed out of the Evo-Stik League Premier Division South drop zone following a 2-1 win at home to Basingstoke Town on Tuesday night.

The Generals took a 10th-minute lead through David Pearce and managed to retain their lead until the interval.

However, Basingstoke equalised through Sam Argent just before the hour-mark, only for Eoin Casey to get the decisive match-winner 15 minutes from full time.

Chesham had previously twice blown the lead against fellow strugglers Hartley Wintney in a 2-2 draw on Saturday.

An Adam Desbois own goal put the hosts in front before Mitchell Park levelled in the 34th minute.

Steve Brown put Chesham back in front seven minutes into the second period, but Michael Campbell ensured Basingstoke took a share of the spoils.

Chesham face another important week with a trip to second-bottom Frome Town on Saturday (3pm), before they host the side one place below them in the table, Gosport Borough, on Tuesday (7.45pm).

Marlow came from behind to earn a draw in their 1-1 draw at home to Tooting & Mitcham United in the South Central Division of the Bostik League.

Isaiah Jones had put Tooting in front in the 30th minute, but Jordan Edwards replied in first-half injury-time to secure a point for Mark Bartley's play-off hopefuls.

Third-placed Marlow travel to Chipstead tomorrow (Saturday, 3pm), and then host Cheshunt next Tuesday (7.45pm).

A stoppage-time goal from Michael Kalu rescued a 1-1 draw for Chalfont St Peter at home to Hertford Town, Wilson Chingoka having put the visitors in front early in the second half.

Chalfont St Peter are at home to Cheshunt tomorrow (Saturday, 3pm).

Risborough Rangers benefitted from a brace of own goals as they beat visitors London Lions 3-1 in Division One of the Spartan South Midlands League on Saturday.

The hosts went in front courtesy of their first helping hand, and a Ben Cullen strike made it 2-0 at the interval.

Liron Mannie pulled a goal back for Lions, but they shot themselves in the foot again with a second own goal to give Rangers the win.

Risborough travel to Brimsdown tomorrow (Saturday, 3pm).

Penn & Tylers Green suffered a disappointing 4-0 defeat at Hellenic League Division One East promotion-chasers AFC Aldermaston.

Sid Gbla kept up his hot streak with a fantastic hat-trick and substitute Alex Badshah added the other.

Sixth-placed Penn & Tylers Green travel to Wokingham & Emmbrook next Tuesday evening (7.45pm).

Marlow United could take a huge step towards winning the Thames Valley League Premier Division when they host Woodcote Stoke Row tomorrow (Saturday, 2pm).

Third-placed United sit five points behind their opponents, but have three games in hand.

Cookham Dean are top and 10 points clear of Marlow, but having played four additional games.