LACHE Athletic kept their league and cup double hopes alive in impressive style on Sunday.
They thrashed Bull's Head 8-0 in the third round of the Aldford Glass Sunday Cup, with two goals from Scott Beech and others by Pete Donnolly, Chris Donnolly, Colin Donnolly, Glen McGovern, Kurt Bell and Stu Chesworth.
In the other cup tie Wheelwright Arms had Jamie Ashton and Mark Hobson on target in a 2-1 win over Dee Rangers, who led with an Angelo Deponeo goal.
Saltney Ferry remain in pole position in Section A with a 4-2 win at Highfield (Gary Ellams, Simon Davies), thanks to Dave Nottage, Hefin Roberts, Robbie Dean and Craig Rowlands.
Jeff Penny put Deva Social ahead at home to Gamekeeper, who hit back to win 4-1 with goals by Olly Robinson (2), Steve Rowlands and Brent Middleton.
Aidy Gough grabbed a hat-trick and Kevin Ballantine a double as Grosvenor beat Upton YC 5-0, while Paul Holly-field's free-kick snatched victory for Boughton at home to Spital Vaults.
The top-of-the-table clash in Section B ended all square as leaders Pace Telecom shared four goals with ROB Frod-sham (Chris Morris, Andy Leach), with Alan Drury and Damian Bryan on target for the hosts.
Third-placed Waverton (Terry Farrell) had only nine players and lost 5-1 at home to Red House. Ship Inn kicked off with 10 men at Duddon and had a player sent off as they crashed 5-1. Richie Moss (2), Shaun Marsh, Gareth Morgan and Rob Lightfoot netted for the hosts.
St Theresa's hit seven goals at Ship Victory, with four in reply from Jamie Moss, Chris Henshaw, Luke Jackson and Danny Spears.
Honours were even at Tarvin Rex (Shaun Page, Gordon Piggin 2, Steve Whittaker), who were held by Stanley Arms thanks to goals by Tony Lamb (2), Neil Davidson and Richard Akehurst.
Section C leaders MBNA took on third-placed Vicars Cross Dynamos and slumped to a 5-1 defeat, with Nick Brown hitting their consolation, and second-placed Dee Miller closed up by beating Bache 5-1, Mickey Fowles, Jamie McElwaine (2), Nigel Williams and Ian Coppack netting for the hosts.
Despite having two goals from John Brown, bottom club Boathouse are still without a win as visitors St Werburgh's replied with five.
Corner Pin led 4-0 at the break through Kevin Langton (2) and Paul Roberts (2) and had to hang on as visitors Tattenhall stormed back with three goals.
Custom House hit Black Dog for six with one in reply, including goals from Chris Bruce (2), Dale Harris, Alan Smith and Richie Downes, and goals by Marc Edwards and Graeme Roberts were only consolations for Chester City ISA in a 5-2 defeat at Red Lion.