STUDLEY continued their excellent run of form with a 2-1 success at Bolehall Swifts to boost their chances of beating the drop from Midland League One this season.

Aaron Westwood fired Studley in front with a fortunate deflected shot before Bolehall levelled through Gavin Brown.

Studley sharpshooter Gareth Evans then grabbed the winner when he fired home from an acute angle.

Studley manager Keith Draper said: "It was a bit of class, a thunderous goal. I thought he should have squared the ball back for a possible tap-in but he was determined to score."

Draper added: "I've been waiting for this performance for a few weeks now. It wasn't a very good spectacle, but just two sides slugging it out.

"We didn't have matters all our own way, but I was pleased with the way my players turned the screw in the second half."

Despite battling to keep clear of the drop zone, Studley have been on a tremendous run of form and have only lost once this year.

But Studley's concerns have been compounded as rival teams at the bottom continue to pick up points as well.

Studley were due to face fellow strugglers Pelsall Villa this week before entertaining third place Hinckley this Saturday.

Draper has snapped up former Chasetown and Coleshill Town player Chris Cowley from Bolehall Swifts but deliberately didn't play him against him former club last Saturday and said: "I didn't think it was right as playing Chris might have given Bolehall an extra 20 per cent."