Champions Welling United ended their Blue Square Bet South campaign with a 1-1 draw against Eastleigh, who move above Chelmsford into fourth.
Kurtis Guthrie (12) game the Wings the lead, before a second-half tap in from Craig McAllister (83) drew the Spitfires level and ensured a share of the spoils on the final day of the season.
Salisbury City had already guaranteed themselves a second-placed finish ahead of their 4-0 victory over Basingstoke Town at The Camrose.
Robert Sinclair opened the scoring in the 21st minute and Charles Ademeno added a second seven minutes before the break. Two goals in two minutes from James White (74) and Elliot Frear (76) wrapped up the convincing win for the Whites. The Dragons, meanwhile, finish the season in 14th place.
A Martin Tuohy brace ensured already-relegated AFC Hornchurch finished their season on a high as they ran out 2-0 winners over Hayes & Yeading United.
The winger scored in the 53rd and 56th minutes for the Urchins, who end up just one point below Maidenhead United in 19th place. United are a further two places above on 48 points.
Dover Athletic wrapped up third place with a 4-0 win over Bromley at the Courage Stadium.
Harry Ottaway (12), Moses Ademola (56), Daryl McMahon (62) and Billy Bricknell (79) bagging the goals for the Whites in a result that sees the Ravens end the season in 15th place.
Sutton United finished just two points shy of the play-off places after their resounding 4-0 victory over 12th-placed Bath City at Twerton Park.
Marvin Williams (33, 62) bagged a double for the U’s either side of goals from Leroy Griffiths (52) and Craig Dundas (55).
Billericay Town‘s relegation may have been sealed before kick-off, but they will be pleased to have come out on top in their clash Maidenhead United at New Lodge.
The hosts took the lead through Jay May in the 17th minute, that goal proving enough to settle the tie.
Elsewhere, Dorchester Town wrapped up eighth place thanks to two goals from Ben Watson (16,74) either side of Brett Trowbridge’s 48th minute strike for Weston-super-Mare in a 2-1 win for the Magpies, while Eastbourne Borough ended their season in 13th thanks to a 2-0 victory over Staines Town that arrived courtesy of a brace from Elliot Charles (58, 84).
Meanwhile, Chelmsford City slipped to fifth after they were beaten 3-1 by Farnborough at Cherrywood Road.
Daniel Bennet scored on the stroke of half-time for Boro, who wound up in 10th place, before Steve Laidler doubled the lead in the 83rd minute. Josh Huggins made it three in stoppage-time, with Jamie Slabber grabbing a consolation goal for the Clarets in the dying seconds.
It was honours even at West Leigh Park as Havant & Waterlooville played out a 1-1 draw with Boreham Wood.
Sahr Kabba scored for the hosts after 45 minutes, before Robert Hastings restored parity with three minutes of the match to go. The result sees The Wood finish in 9th place on 62 points, while the Hawks end up in 11th on 58 points.
Finally, three first-half goals for Tonbridge Angels – who finish the season in 16th – courtesy of second-minute strike from Aaron Gayle and a Frannie Collin (15, 42) double saw the Angels home 3-2 against relegated Truro City at Longmead Stadium. The White Tigers responded through Barry Hayles (13, 51), but it was not enough to take anything out of the game.
All of Saturday’s Blue Square Bet South results:
AFC Hornchurch 2-0 Hayes & Yeading
Basingstoke 0-4 Salisbury
Bath City 0-4 Sutton Utd
Billericay 1-0 Maidenhead Utd
Bromley 0-4 Dover
Dorchester 2-1 Weston-S-Mare
Eastbourne Borough 2-0 Staines Town
Farnborough 3-1 Chelmsford
Havant and W 1-1 Boreham Wood
Tonbridge Angels 3-2 Truro City
Welling 1-1 Eastleigh
Posted: Saturday , April 27, 2013