CROSS Foxes underlined their Chester & District League Queensferry Sports Premier Division title challenge with a 3-0 home victory over Kelma on Saturday.
Henry Nicholson (2) and Matthew DeCosta did the damage as the Bromborough outfit suffered defeat for the first time this season.
Kelsall took advantage of Kelma’s slip as they won 3-2 at Levers Athletic to take over top spot.
Waggon & Horses (Danny Barnes, Lee Whelan, Lee King-Magee) matched that scoreline at home to Tarvin 2000 Athletic (Kevin Leach, Daniel Farrell) while there was also a 3-2 win for Hoole Rangers (Mark Roberts, Lennox Beddows, Kelvin Roderick) away to Saughall Thursday (Alfie Cheers 2).
Blacon Youth Club Highfield lost 3-0 and Crossway 2-0 at Ellesmere Port 3rds and Groves respectively.
Unbeaten Olympic Trophies Division One leaders Peacock 09 (Jamie Hughes 4, David Parker) were 5-0 winners at home to Raby Villa as Uberlube (Matthew Ellson 2, Steven Dodd) moved up to second with a 3-2 home victory over Orange Athletic.
Chester Celtic (John Collins, Jason Roderick) won 2-1 at home to Ashton while Cestrian Alex (Ryan Galloway, Dave Hughes) got a morale-boosting 2-2 draw at Chester Nomads 3rds.
Duddon United went down 5-1 at Halfwayhouse Celtic and Hoole Rangers Reserves were hammered 13-0 at Shaftesbury Youth Club.
Lache (Adie Callaghan, Sam Buckley) moved clear at the Football Bootique Division Two summit with a 2-0 triumph at Rangers Breaks.
But Crossway Reserves (Andrew Fish) lost 5-1 at home to Groves Reserves.
Lache 2nds (Jason Tuner 3, Peter O’Toole, Declan McMugh, William Bailey, OG) enjoyed a 7-1 Link Up Division Three success at home to Oldershaw Athletic while the lethal Lee Guirado (5) made a dream debut as Elton Riggers won 5-1 at FC Village in the Cayzer Shield.