A second half goal by Lucas Rodrigues put Dom Di Paola’s Hornets through in a 2-1 win at Leatherhead after a draw in the original tie at the weekend. Earlier Trevan Robinson had cancelled out Daniel Ajakaiye’s Hornets opener as the Tanners made Horsham work hard to go through.
Steyning scored a memorable 3-2 replay win at home to Southern League Division One Central side Hadley to progress, Mark Goldson, Charlie Meehan and Jack Barnes their scorers
And Whitehawk are also through after goals by Charlie Lambert and Tommy Brewer proved enough to see off Sevenoaks, who pulled one back from the spot with 12 minutes left to make the Hawks sweat.
Lancing’s run in the cup ended at Carshalton, who beat them 4-1 after a 1-1 Culver Road draw at the weekend. Mark Marshall, Danny Bassett (2) and
Kwaku Frimpong scored for the home team and by the time Jack Meeres scored the Lancers’ goal it was all over.
It means Sussex will have eight sides in the second qualifying round – nine if Hastings win their rematch with Erith & Belvedere on Wednesday night. But two of the county’s teams – Eastbourne Borough and Worthing – will meet at the next stage.
Burgess Hill, Lewes and Eastbourne Town also got through to the second qualifying round with wins at the weekend.