Chester & District Sunday Football League

Matty Carline and John Dowridge both bagged trebles as St Theresa's PC trounced Handbridge Red Bulls 8-0 in Chester & District Sunday Football League Section A.

Saints keeper Danny Tushingham, who saved a penalty in the first half, came outfield for the second period and scored twice.

Custom House battered Upton Youth Centre 7-1 thanks in large to hat-trick hero Andy Hornsby. Alex Thomas (2), Jonathan Davies and Andy Riddle rounding things off before Matty Crank's late consolation.

Four-goal Sam Henry finished on the losing side as Highfield Horses went down 7-4 at Vicars Cross Dynamos. Nathan Mapletoft (2), Ben Billington (2), Jordan Churchill, Alex Smith and Todd Reid netted for the hosts.

Reigning champions Lache were beaten 3-2 at FC Blacon and AFC Saltney trounced understrength Frodsham Barcelona 10-1 with Nathan Jones getting a hat-trick. Mark Ellis (2), Tom Shone, Eddy Shields, Chris Bailey, Antony Benton and Phil Whitaker got the rest.

Saltney Ferry twice came from behind to win 4-2 at Axis United in Section B.

Jordan Fullerton gave Axis the lead but Mattie Tarbuck equalised before the break. Stephen Piggot restored Axis' advantage but again Tarbuck pegged them back. Jordan Turner's lob put Ferry in front for the first time and Rees Roberts' late penalty sealed the win.

Josh Taylor-Pouge put Chester Riley's ahead at home to FC Hickory's but three goals in the final 20 minutes consigned his side to a 3-1 defeat. Two-goal Andy Eaton and Johnny Lawrence secured the points for the visitors.

Waverton won 7-3 at home to Dee Rangers with Josh Leach finding the back of the net five times and Danny Farrell adding a brace. Lock Vaults were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Spital Vaults despite goals from Mattie Vickers and Andrew Graham.

Chester & District Football League

Lache FC remain top in the Premier Division after a Warren Kelly double earned them a 2-1 win over Hoole Rangers, who responded through James McIntosh.

Birkenhead Town routed Christleton Celtic 10-1, Kelma eased to a 6-1 win at home to Kelsall and Helsby Reserves triumphed 4-0 at Shaftsbury Youth thanks to Matty Elder, James Thomson, John Egerton and Mark Richards.

Ellesmere Port won 4-1 at neighbouring Whitby Athletic with a brace from Damien McGinley and solo strikes from Peter Barnet and Jamie Johnson.

Blacon Youth Reserves overcame Woodlands Santos 3-2 thanks to Ellis Moore's double and an Emile Prince goal.

In Division One, leaders Boughton Athletic edged past Lodge Bar 1-0 thanks to Joey Yates goal.

Second- placed Deva Athletic beat Hoole Rangers Reserves 7-0 with goals from Josh Jones (2), Declan Jarrett, Dave Southerby, Kevin Roberts, Rich Foster and Liam Bradford.

Mike Watson (2), Ian Harrison (2), Dean Judge, Farris Baker and Phil Connelly earned Franklyn's Bar a 7-2 win over Crossway.

Neston Town smashed Ashton 5-0 with goals from Adam Moore (2), Martin Nooks, Martin Coan and Mark Jones while Hooton defeated Cestrian Alex 2-1.

Adam Hall gave Orange Athletic a 1-0 win over Peacock 09 and Chester Nomads 3rds drew 2-2 with Porky's Pantry.

Ryan Thompson netted five times on his debut as Woodchurch beat Christleton Youth 9-1 in Division Two. Sonny Allison (2), Dale Atherton and Lee Anson completed the scoring for the Birkenhead side.

Civil Defence drew 2-2 with FC Blacon, Neston Nomads edged out Clubbies 1-0 and Eastham Athletic overcame Kelsall Reserves 4-2 to pick up their first points of the campaign.

Luke Whitby's goal was in vain as bottom side Orange Athletic Reserves lost 8-1 to Samba and Newton Athletic won 3-2 at Ellesmere Port Town Reserves.

Cheshire Football League

Malpas made it three wins from three with a 2-1 success over Witton Albion Reserves in the JA Walton Challenge Cup.

Joe Sumner opened the scoring on 22 minutes when he volleyed home Danny Lloyd's cross and Lee Parry doubled the lead two minutes later with a cool finish inside the box.

Malpas looked to be in control but Albion pulled one back on 32 minutes when Andy Denton tapped home.

Witton had the batter of the game in the second half but Malpas keeper Connor Tinsley continued his fine form to secure the win for his side.

Malpas boss Lea Edge said: "Performance wise it was again a game of two halves with lots to be happy about first half and then letting the opposition take control second half.

"We are not playing as well as I would like but you can over analyse at times, seven wins in nine is not a bad return at this time of the season."

Tarporley Vics took the lead at home to Daten in the JA Walton Challenge Cup through Alex Moore but two goals from Josh Morgan meant the visitors recorded a 2-1 win.

Malpas have a free weekend but Tarporley continue their JA Walton Challenge Cup campaign at home to Mersey Valley.