The American Express Community Stadium hosted its fifth Parafix Sussex Senior Cup Final, as Whitehawk cruised to a 5-0 victory over Lewes on Saturday.
Strikes from Danny Mills, Jordan Rose, Osei Sankofo, Scott Neilson and Sam Deering gave the Conference South side a comfortable win over their Ryman Premier League opponents in front of 2,585 spectators.
Former Seagulls striker Jake Robinson started the match for the Hawks, while Albion under-18 striker Jack Rowe-Hurst was in the starting line-up for the Rooks after joining the club on work experience.
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The win capped off a season of great progress for Whitehawk, who were one game away from playing in the top tier of non-league football, only to be defeated 2-1 by Boreham Wood in the Conference South Play-Off Final.
For Lewes, the defeat ended a difficult campaign which saw them finish 20th in the Ryman Premier League and just five points above relegated Peacehaven and Telscombe, who won the Sussex Senior Cup last season.
The next game at the Amex Stadium will be ahead of the new campaign when Albion face a final pre-season friendly against a to-be-confirmed opponent on 2nd August.