THE battle of the Chester & District Sunday League Concorde Trophies Section A big guns ended in a hard-fought 0-0 draw.
Defending champions Corner Pin LG hit the post twice but they could not find a way past visitors Vicars Cross Dynamos, who played the last 20 minutes with 10 men.
Jake Gibbons (4), Tom Shone (2), Liam McGovern, Tom Bailey and 17-year-old substitute Declan McHugh shared the strikes as Saltney Social Club won 9-1 at Highfield Athletic (Elliot Mackin).
Having used all their substitutes, Saltney finished the game with eight men because of injury.
Saltney Ferry (Ryan McCrery 4, Mike Marsh 3, Lee Butterworth) cruised to an 8-0 home victory over Custom House.
Jonny Lawrence took his tally for the season up to 10 with a brace in the FC Hickory’s 3-1 Abbey Taxis Section B win at Ferry Athletic (Matty Tarbuck).
Andy Clarke also netted for Hickory’s.
Hitman Jay Sutton-Clarke (4), Kevin Keegan and Mike O’Neil fired Frodsham Athletic to a 6-1 Dale Recycling Solutions League Cup first-round success at Waverton (Adam Hughes).
Tarvin Rex (Alley Taylor, Martin Fitzsimmons, Thomas Christopher) progressed with a 3-2 win at Tattenhall.