Chester & District Football League

Premier Division leaders Lache beat Ellesmere Port Town 3-0 on Monday night thanks to Addie Callaghan, Warren Kelly and Joey Waters.

Whitby Athletic battered Blacon YC 7-1 thanks to Paul Butler (4), Carl Williams and Dave Hodgson, and Kelsall went down 4-1 at Helsby Reserves, who netted through John Edgerton, Danny Warren, Matty Elder and Gary Gerrard.

An own goal and Danny Harrison gave Christleton Celtic a 2-0 win at Hoole Rangers, and Tom Howther hit a late winner as Kelma beat Uberlube 3-2.

Boughton Athletic top the Division One table with a 100% record after Paul Williams and Lewis Carter bagged in a 2-1 win over Hooton.

Ritchie Callas and Jack Perry got the goals as Ashton drew 2-2 with Lodge Bar, Nile Peaker (4), Adie Gough (2) and Jack Stockton helped Cestrian Alex crush Hoole Rangers Reserves 7-1 and Chester Nomads 3rds beat Orange Athletic 4-1 thanks to Joe Collins, Charlie Mann, Barry Foster and Mike Hughes.

Crossway went down 6-1 at Deva Athletic, whose goals came form Richie Forster (2), Martin Graves, Dave Alvaro, Sam Kilner and an own goal.

Sam Stallwood (2), Paul Broster, Jordan Davies and Jamie McCulloch earned Peacock 09 a 5-0 win over Neston Town and Ian Harrison was on target as Franklyn's drew 1-1 at Porky's Pantry, who netted through Sean Cassidy.

Blacon Thistle were too strong for Newton Athletic in Division Two, winning 6-0 thanks to Warren Roberts (2), Lee King McGee (2), Danny Davies and John Chesworth.

Adam Langton, Chris Larson and Scott Chard hit hat-tricks as FC Blacon won 10-2 at Christleton Youth, Clubbies went down 5-0 at home to Ellesmere Port Town Reserves and Neston Nomads won 3-0 at Orange Athletic.

Weekend action saw Uberlube win 4-1 at Birkenhead Town in the Premier Division thanks to Alan Jones (2), Jordan Jones and James Robinson.

Shaftesbury Youth won 3-2 at Blacon YC with strikes from Ryan Griffiths, Liam Massey and Adam Bennett, and Lache had Callaghan (2), Waters and Sam Buckley on target in a 4-1 win over Christleton Celtic.

Jake Harrison bagged four as Helsby beat Hoole Rangers 8-2, and Andy Jennings (2) and James Marsden (2) helped Kelma record a 5-0 win over Ellesmere Port Town.

Kelsall led 3-0 but were pegged back to draw 4-4 with Ellesmere Port and boxing king Butler hit a double hat-trick as Whitby Athletic routed Woodlands Santos 7-0.

In Division One, Boughton Athletic beat Hoole Rangers 5-1 with Joe Cossins getting two and Vidmantas Sulcas, Adam Hall and Scott Boswell earned Orange Athletic a 3-2 win at Crossway.

Conner Bowman got the ball rolling as Franklyn's beat Chester Nomads 3rds 4-0, Barry Huxley (2) helped Hooton ease past Ashton 8-2, Neston Town drew 1-1 with Peacock 09, and Franny Tillman got a brace as Porky's Pantry beat Lodge Bar 3-0.

Jake Tilston netted as Blacon Thistle won 3-0 at Eastham in Division Town and FC Blacon beat Ellesmere Port Town Reserves 8-3 with Larson getting a hat-trick.

Alistair Thompson got three as Kelsall Reserves smashed Orange Athletic Reserves 8-0, Mark Moorefield and Rob Nicholson earned Newton Athletic a 2-1 win at Neston Nomads, and Samba beat Christleton Youth 4-0 with Matt Fowler claiming a brace.

Chester & District Sunday Football League

Blacon rivals Highfield Horses and St Theresa’s couldn’t be split after an eight-goal feast in Section A. Ellis Moore hit a hat-trick for the Horses, who were facing defeat until Lee Jackson fired in a rare goal late on to ensure the game ended 4-4.

AFC Saltney thumped Custom House 7-3 thanks to Mark Ellis (2), Nathan Jones (2), Mick O’Connor, Ryan McCleary and a William Dodd thunderbolt. Andy Hornsby (2) and Mike Berry responded for the Watergate Street side.

Reigning champions Lache were held to a 3-3 draw when promoted Bull & Stirrup equalised in the last minute. An own goal, Curtis Clarke and Warren Kelly had the Lache in control but Alan Jones (2) gave the Bull hope and Steve Dodd salvaged a point late on.

Upton YC went down 4-2 at home to Vicars Cross Dynamos with Matty Pierce (2), Rob Taberner and Peter Hyndman getting the goals. Mike Bowell and Dan Coleman strikes in the second half made the score more respectable.

FC Blacon trounced Frodsham Barcelona 7-0 with Wayne Rigby bagging a hat-trick. Lee Benion, Blake Peters, Adam Cheers and John Blythin completed the rout.

Section B newcomers Axis United began with a 3-0 win over Dee Rangers thanks to a hat-trick from Jordan Fullerton.

Nick Ashford put Waverton ahead but Spital Vaults battled back to win 4-1 thanks to Ian Hughes, Paul Harrison, Joe Whalley and Dan Platt.

Cheshire Football League

Malpas beat Ashton Town Reserves 2-0 in the JA Walton Challenge Cup group stages.

Lee Parry twice went close to giving Malpas the lead in an open game but the opener arrived on the stroke of half-time when Andy Morris picked out Matty Dutton, who slotted home from close range.

Ashton came out well in the second half but the Malpas defence held firm with captain Steve Watkins in fine form.

Parry added a second goal on 62 minutes when he powered home a header from Chris Radaszek's free kick.

Tarporley Victoria shared the points with Irlam Reserves in a 2-2 draw with Daniel Ball and Carl Smith on target.