A bumper crowd of 505 saw The Wells lose their 9 game unbeaten run against title chasing Chatham Town.
Jamie Humphris gave The Wells the lead from the penalty spot on 32mins after Harrison Carnegie was upended in The Chats area.
Matt Bodkin levelled for the visitors on the stroke of half time when his shot was deflected in.
Jason Thompson restored the lead for The Wells 2mins into the second half.
Jake Beecroft’s 25 yard screamer made it 3-1 to The Wells.
Ben Wilson pulled a goal back for Chatham
on 78mins before Ola Williams was given his marching orders on 80mins for a second bookable offence.
A brace from former Wells winger Jon Pilbeam 83 & 90mins turned the game on its head and secured an unlikely win for Chatham Town.
The Wells dust themselves down when they return to The Culverden next Saturday to face Jersey based St Peter in the Kent Senior Trophy quarter final.
Kick Off to be confirmed.