LENNOX Beddows hit a hat-trick and Ben Billington also netted as Hoole Rangers fought back to earn a fine 4-4 draw at Chester & District League Queensferry Sports Premier Division leaders Kelsall (Adam Crimes 2, Kevin Leach, Steve Whittaker) on Saturday.

Out-of-form Waggon & Horses (James Henry, Ben Fowles) lost 5-2 at home to Levers Bushell Athletic.

Lache (Warren Kelly 3, Sam Buckley 2, Liam McGovern, Addie Callaghan) moved within two points of top spot in Olympic Trophies Division One with a 7-3 success at home to Cestrian Alex.

Hoole Rangers Reserves went down 7-0 at Woodlands Santos, Chester Celtic fell 4-2 at home to Orange Athletic and Chester Nomads 3rds lost 5-0 at home to Halfwayhouse Celtic.

Helsby Reserves (Mark Hobson 3, James McGrane 2, Lee Guirado, Graham Search, Richard Keen) maintained their perfect start to Football Bootique Division Two with an 8-0 victory at Lodge Bar. Crossway Reserves (Dean Millington 3, Pete Syddall 2) won 5-1 at Orange Athletic 2nds but Boughton Athletic (Paul Williams 2, Mark Robinson 2, Tim Davis) suffered an 8-5 loss at home to Seven Stiles.

In Link Up Division Three, Blacon Youth Club Reserves drew 1-1 at Avenue Vets while Chester Albion (Tony Holmes, Jimmy Graham) were beaten 5-2 at home by Springview.