Alex Barnes opened the scoring for the reds on 14 minutes - his seventh league strike of the campaign - however joy was short-lived as Oscar Weddell levelled three minutes later, with Jack Jenkins netting the winner for the SCFL Division Two debutants.
Danny Mullen and Tony Hancock welcome Hastings-based Westfield to Walton Lane next on November 17 (2pm k.o).
SCFL DIVISION TWO TABLE
Dan Bishop's reserves put in an encouraging performance against Colden Common in the John Stimpson Memorial Shield at Walton Lane, Lewis Rustell and Sam Neal on target, before they went out of the competition 2-4 on penalties.
The reserves are next in action on November 24, with Wyvern East leaders, Baffins Milton Rovers the visitors to Walton Lane (2pm k.o)
WYVERN COMBINATION EAST - TABLE