VAUXHALL Motors Reserves are on course to repeat their Carlsberg West Cheshire League Pyke Cup success of 2000 after nullifying the threat of Merseyside Police in Wednesday's semi-final.
Kevin Davies struck twice and was joined on the scoresheet by Danny McNicholas as Vauxhall celebrated a 3-1 triumph. Vauxhall now face Heswall in Good Friday's showdown.
On Saturday, the Motormen recorded their ninth league win of the current campaign after Ryan Nall bagged the game's only goal against Poulton Vics while Castrol Social posted a 3-1 win at Mallaby, Chris McLeod, Simon Wright and Carl Ngiam finding the net.
Heswall opened up a six point lead after efforts from John Stanhope and Mike McGrath secured a 2-0 win over Ellesmere Port.
In Division Two's match of the day, Capenhurst Villa returned victorious from their trip to Mond Rangers. Chris Sharp scored twice with a further goal from Steve Pinnington cementing the superb 3-1 display.
Capenhurst are in action on Tuesday, March 15, in the Wirral FA Senior Cup semi-final against Cammell Laird Reserves, (7.30 pm kick off).
Following Saturday's 2-0 eclipse of MBNA, which saw goals from Carl Dunbar and Jimmy Hilditch, current Division Three leaders Willaston are now three points clear at the top of the table. Nearest rivals, New Brighton Reserves lost ground after losing 2-1 to Blacon YC Reserves. Grange Athletic profited after six-goal hot-shot, Steve Finlay left his mark in the 8-0 demolition of Mersey Royal.