Pagham host Steyning Town tomorrow bidding to get crucial points in their battle to beat the drop.
The Lions put up a fine performance against an excellent Newhaven side last Saturday but were edged out 3-2 by the Dockers.
Their Tuesday night trip to Lingfield was postponed and they take on Town in 19th place. Lions led 1-0 after eight minutes through Lukas Franzen-Jones last weekend after a well-worked team goal.
But Newhaven equalised six minutes later after Henry Watson headed home from a corner.
Robbie Keith’s 58th-minute header put the Dockers in front .
Pagham had an 87th-minute header cleared off the line but Tristan Jarvis then tapped home at the other end.
straight from the kick-off an excellent run and cross by sub Lindon Miller was headed home by a flying Joe Clarke but Lions could not find a leveller.
Ten-man Selsey surrendered a 2-0 lead to lose 5-2 at table-toppers Littlehampton Town in division one last Saturday.
An own goal and Ryan Morey effort put them ahead at half-time but the hosts turned the game in the second half through goals from Mitchell Hand, Dan Hegarty (two), Scott Packer and Dion Jarvis.
Scott Rafferty saw red for Selsey for two bookings.
Selsey’s midweek game against Oakwood was postponed.
Selsey host Midhurst & Easebourne tomorrow (3pm KO).
Bosham host Montpelier Villa (2pm KO) in division two. The Robins lost 6-0 last weekend to Littlehampton United.