SAM Brooks scored four times to help the

Basingstoke Buffalo

to a 10-2 win over the visiting Solent Junior Devils, as they maintained top spot in the South Two South West .

The forward netted their opening goal and despite Solent twice levelling the home side led 3-2 at the first break, after Travis Penny and Warren Jones netted.

Two unanswered goals in the second session came from Jones and William Birch.

The last session saw five more goals, including a shorthanded brace from Brooks in the space of 50 seconds in a straight last period hat-trick.

The other scorers were Jones and Cam Buckle. Neil Leary, Thomas Banner, Jason Newman, Sam Hemming-Maher all picked up assists in the game.

The Buffalo are in Cardiff this Sunday and are next at home on October 13 against Bristol.