West Cheshire League
Adam Collins rifled a hat-trick as Helsby thumped Heswall 6-3 to secure their first win of the season in Division One. Matty Johnson (2) and Dean Walker completed the scoring.
Chester Nomads lost their unbeaten record with a narrow 1-0 defeat at new leaders Cammell Laird 1907 Reserves, who netted through Dave Bowe.
Blacon Youth Club crashed 6-0 at second-placed Newton with Dom Coddington bagged four for the hosts while Upton AA lost out 4-3 at Rainhill Town despite goals from Darren Walsh, Lee Guirado and Lewis Denny.
Dave Graven and Kevin Hughes notched as Helsby Reserves drew 2-2 at Rainhill Town Reserves in Division Three.
Steve Millington's brace, an Andy Henry strike and an own goal gave Upton AA Reserves a 4-2 win at home to Ashville Reserves, but Nomads Reserves went down 3-0 at home to Cheshire Lines.
On Monday night, Scott Evans and Charlie Mann gave Nomads Reserves a 2-1 win at Ellesmere Port Town while Kevin Hughes and Darren Moore cancelled out Mike Murray's response as Helsby Reserves edged Upton Reserves 2-1.
Chester & Wirral League
Ellesmere Port are sitting at the top of the Premier Division after a 2-1 derby day victory over rivals Whitby Athletic. The prolific Nicky Monaghan and Matty Earlam produced the goods to cancel out a Luke Edwards penalty. Daniel Wynne hit a brace for Christleton Celtic in their 2-1 win over Higher Bebington Kelma. Andy Jenkins got the consolation for Kelma. Jim Reece and Tommy Fellows ensured that Lodge Bar enjoyed the drive home after firing a goal apiece in their 2-1 win at Birkenhead Town. Liam Casey netted for Birkenhead.
In Division One, Warren Ephraim netted for Cestrian Alex at home to Blacon Thistle but the visitors ran out 14-1 winners. Five-goal Lee King-Magee, hat-trick hero Warren Roberts, Ellis Moore (2), Matty Hallal, James Henry, Joe Henry and Chris Williams did the damage.
Newton Athletic triumphed 7-1 at Lodge Bar 2nds thanks in large to Dan Christian's five goals. Lewis Davenport and Mark Moorefield got the other with Josh Fennell responding. Ash Ancliff earned Elton Athletic a 1-1 draw with Neston Town while five goals from Dave Swain inspired Franklyn's to a 9-1 win at Gardeners Arms
Luke Hall, Ryan Matthews and Jimmy Hilditch gave Neston Nomads a 3-2 win over Ashton while Sonny Allinson, James Atherton and Phil Hudson were on the mark for Woodchurch Athletic in their 3-0 win over Chester Nomads 3rds.
On Monday night, a Warren Roberts penalty gave Thistle a 1-0 win over Newton. Lee Povall, Lee Carter, Andy O'Conner and Allinson gave Woodchurch a 4-2 home win over Neston Nomads with Luke Hall getting both replies. John Roberts (2), Mitch Mowatt and Mike Hughes gave Chester Nomads 3rds a 4-1 win against Gardeners Arms while Adi Gough and Niall Peaker earned Cestrian Alex a 2-2 draw with Neston Town.
New Ferry Rangers have made a strong start in Division Two, thumping Eastham Athletic 7-1 thanks to braces from Adam Bagley, Ritchie Brown and Danny Hamil along with one from Luke Cassidy.
Clubbies defeated Elton Rigger 5-0 courtesy of Adam Ellis, Jim Lehman's penalty and a James Simpson hat-trick. MBNA came from behind to beat Ellesmere Port Spartans 4-1 with goals from Ryan Chatburn, Tom Povey, Liam Hett and Phil Taylor.
Andy Milne (2), Simon Whelan, Ian Johnson, Andy Barlow and Nial Evans gave Samba a 6-2 win over Hoole Youth while Orange Athletic Chester went down 4-3 at home to Hoole Rangers Reserves despite goals from Dave Jacks (2) and Ian Thomas.
Chester & District Sunday League
Reigning champions AFC Saltney made a storming start in Section A, hammering Dee Rangers 12-0 at North Street.
FC Blacon overcame Custom House 4-2, Handbridge Red Bulls drew 2-2 with AFC Bears Paw and newcomers Axis United beat Highfield Horses 6-2.
Spital Vaults hit the ground running in Section B with an 8-2 win over West Park Rangers at Westminster Park.
AFC Tattenhall lost 3-2 at home to Chester Rileys, the returning Tarvin Rex thumped Holdi 6-0, Mount cruised past Purple Olive SC 5-1, Sutton Casuals beat Upton Youth Centre 3-1 and Waverton crashed 6-0 at Westminster.
Malpas suffered a 4-0 reverse at home to Garswood United in the Premier Division. Following a goalless first period, the hosts lost their grip on the game with two goals inside 10 minutes. Malpas keeper Connor Tinsley then saved a penalty but could not stop Garswood netting two more to secure the points.
Tarporley Victoria lost out 4-2 at St Helens-based Pilkington in League One. Joe Marley and Mark Pearson found the target for Vics.