Chester & District Football League
Tom Berry, Allen Jones and James Robinson netted as Uberlube won 3-1 at Helsby Reserves in the Chester & District Football League Premier Division.
Lache lost 5-3 at Shaftesbury Youth despite goals from Addie Callaghan (2) and Jordan O’Brien. Ian McGraa (2), Ryan Griffiths (2) and Danny Smith ensured Lache tasted defeat for the second time since March 2012.
Wade Sword supplemented braces from Paul Doolan, Liam Atherton and Lee Gibson as Birkenhead Town beat Blacon YC Reserves 7-2 and Kelma beat Ellesmere Port 5-1 thanks to Mike Walker (2), Gary Urndon, Dave Lyons and Andy Jennings.
In Division One, Adam Hall netted for Orange Athletic in a 1-1 draw with Boughton Athletic and a Phil Connolly hat-trick and one from Colin Singleton gave Franklyn’s Bar a 4-2 win over Cestria Alex, who had Adie Gough and Niall Peaker on target.
Samba drew 0-0 at Ellesmere Port Town Reserves in Division Two and Sonny Allison’s hat-trick helped Woodchurch trounce Orange Athletic Reserves 10-1. Danny Devey, Danny Kelly, Lee Anson, Dale Atherton, Graham Reid, Josh Grey and Matty Joyce got themselves on the scoresheet with Mike Warren getting a consolation.
Blacon Thistle took centre stage in the first round of the Chester & District FA Challenge Cup with a 10-0 win over Kelsall Reserves. Danny Davies bagged six with Lee King-Magee (2), Jordan Sharp and Ash Griffin rounding things off.
Ethan Jones’ goal was in vain as Chester Nomads 3rds bowed out with a 4-1 defeat at home to Ashton but Chester Nomads Reserves beat Christleton Youth 7-0 thanks to George Jones (3), James Tucker (2), Kai Stockton and Josh Carew.
Brendon Gerrard’s brace helped Christleton Celtic edge past Clubbies 2-1, Crossway lost 6-1 to Upton AA Reserves and FC Blacon went down 5-2 to Kelsall despite Chris Larson and Scott Chard finding the net.
Hoole Rangers came up against Hoole Rangers Reserves and progressed with a 9-3 win with Lennox Beddows (3), Reece Stevens (2), James Macintosh, Andy Riddle, Adam Roper and Nick Turner getting the goals.
Deva Athletic needed extra time to claim a 3-2 win over Lodge Bar, who netted through Lee Monod and Lee Stern and Newton Athletic beat Peacock 09 5-1 thanks to Dan Christian (2), Steve Newton, Rob Nicholson and Chris Nodin.
John Kearney and Mark Standing bagged as Porky’s Pantry shocked West Kirby 2-0 in the Wirral & District FA Amateur Cup first round but Ellesmere Port Town lost 4-2 at Neston Nomads despite Louis Hilgado and Joe Hayes’ goals.
Whitby Athletic bowed out in the Wirral & District FA Junior Cup first round as Dean Jones’ brace gave Neston Town a 2-1 win.
Chester & District Sunday Football League
Lee Bennion (2), Adam Cheers, Alfie Cheers and Scott Chard bagged as FC Blacon won 5-2 at home to Bull & Stirrup, who responded through Tom Berry and Danny Eaton, in Chester & District Football League Section A.
Josh Kier, Anthony Benton and Mick O’Connor found the net as AFC Saltney recorded an impressive 3-0 at 10-man Vicars Cross Dynamos.
Match-winner David Taylor netted the decisive goal as Custom House overcame Frodsham Barcelona 1-0.
St Theresa’s came from behind to beat Upton YC 7-3 with Chris Larson getting four goals. Tom George (2) and Luke Jones got the others with Dean Radcliffe, Andrew Roberts and Mike Bowell responding.
Hot-shot Lee Jackson scored for the second week running but then missed a sitter as Highfield Horses lost 6-1 at Lache, who eased home thanks to Addie Callaghan’s hat-trick, Danny Whitley, Michael Waters and Warren Kelly.
Dewi Adamson struck twice as Dee Rangers won 4-0 at Waverton in the Bill Gresty Memorial Trophy. Joe Rigby and Ben Pincher rounded off the scoring.
Gareth Breeze put Bears Paw ahead but Spital Vaults fought back to win 2-1 thanks to Craig Chesworth and Lewis Mitchell.
Mattie Tarbuck (2) and an own goal earned Saltney Ferry a 3-3 draw at Axis United, who led through Elliot Pryce, George Farrell and Jordan Fulton.
Cheshire Football League
Captain Steve Watkins, Danny Lloyd and Lee Parry gave Malpas a 3-1 win at home to Golbourne in Cheshire Football League Division One.
Watkins headed them ahead on 29 minutes and Lloyd got the second two minutes into the break before Parry made the game safe.
Mark Pearson’s goal provided little consolation as Tarporley Victoria lost 7-1 at Maine Road Reserves.
Malpas travel to Moore United on Saturday and Vics host Grappenhall Sports (both 3pm)