The visitors went ahead through Conor Hubble, before Ricky Johnson restored parity, with Ronto winning it minutes later.
The hosts, who haven’t been this far in the competition since 1973, could only manage to pull back a single goal, despite a number of dangerous attacks, including a couple of shots ricocheting off the woodwork.
Canvey Island manager Mark Bentley told The NLP: “To put on that sort of performance with our backs against the wall, they threw everything at us and we have done it again.
“First half, I thought we were very good. We were dangerous. Obviously they were dangerous as well but we compacted it in the second half and got a bit sloppy.
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