David Ajiboye gave Worthing the lead on 31 minutes before Burgess Hill hit back to go into the break 2-1 up.
Gary Elphick scored against his former side on 38 minutes before Aaron Smith-Joseph made it 2-1 in the 41st minute.
Simon Wormull's men then held on in the second half to secure a vital win.
Full report to follow....
SEE ALSO Albion Nostalgia: Brighton v Arsenal - back to the beginning | Our Sporting Personalities of 2018 - do you agree? | Burgess Hill Town Football Club's president and 'great servant to local football' Peter Strange dies, aged 91BURGESS HILL TOWN: James Kipeya-Bonno Cadman Wilson Elphick Richmond Tolulope Harding McCollin Beck Smith-Joseph; SUBS: Bennett Cavelo Choules Barker Ryder
WORTHING: Perntreou Parsons Crane Clarke Colbran Barker Ajiboye Aguiar Pearce Myles-Meekums Starkey; SUBS: Rents Budd Rance Ovenden Kealy