MOLD Alex slipped to their third defeat of the season with a 2-0 reverse at in-form Rhos Aelwyd.
Second-half goals from Matt Holmes and Geraint Williams earned Rhos the spoils that trimmed Mold's lead at the top to eight points.
Penycae took advantage to move joint second with a 4-2 win at Llangollen Town with Steve Brookes firing a hat-trick and Hawarden Rangers were held 1-1 at home to Chirk AAA.
Defending champions Brymbo can still make a play for the title and were too hot to handle as they swamped lowly Acrefair Youth 6-0 with sub James Pierce scoring twice, and other goals from Craig Griffiths, Neil Wynne, Scott Roberts and Aaron Davies.
Brickfield Rangers picked up their first point in a 4-4 draw at Overton for whom Darren Jones fired a hat-trick.
Borras Park Albion earned a 1-1 draw with Llay Welfare but Cefn United were convincingly beaten 4-1 by Corwen.