TORRENTIAL rain decimated Saturday's fixtures in the Warrington & District Football League.
But those matches which went ahead did not disappoint.
Moore United rescued a point from their tricky visit to Downall Green with a gutsy display in blustery conditions. The 2-2 score preserved United's unbeaten tag and leaves them just a point behind the Frontrunner Premier leaders Rainhill Town.
Rainhill were involved in Liverpool Junior Cup action, as were a number of the League's sides, and progressed thanks to a Pearson hat-trick and a McCracken strike in a 4-0 victory over Knowsley South.
There was a big Junior Cup upset at Widnes where Halton Borough routed Mid-Cheshire side Fearnhead 5-1.
A pair of braces by Carl Fonterigo and strike partner Neil Shaw shook the visitors, who hit back before Paul Withers sent a screamer into the top corner.
Back on the league front, just two games were played in Division One - Runcorn Albion's 2-1 defeat of Culcheth cast the visitors adrift at the bottom.
Ford Motors Res edged to their first win, 4-3 against Beechwood (David Jolly, Martin Daly, og) on windy Runcorn Heath.
Division Two leaders Croft had to ride out a storm against Widnes' Mill Brow for whom Andy Condron hit a hat-trick, including two goals directly from corners. Croft hit back for four goals in the last 10 minutes to seal a smash and grab.
Rainhill Town Reserves defeated basement side Runcorn Athletic 3-1 to move into second.
Halebank Reserves lost out to visitors Windle LC by an odd goal.
In appalling conditions fourth and fifth-placed sides Whiston Reserves and Act R Sports drew 1-1.
Division Three's Moorfield Reserves produced their first win and did it in style with a 6-1 home verdict over Rainhill 3rd. A 1-1 draw between co-strugglers Culcheth Reserves and Halton Borough' Res did neither any good.
Division Four's Village Social retained their 100% record with a 2-1 win against Whiston 3rd.
St Michael's Reserves served up six sizzling goals to blitz Moorfield 3rd while Avon Athletic Res held Penketh United 2-2 for their first point.
Widnes Bayer of Division Five claimed their first win - a 4-2 win over Grange Safeway Reserves taking them up three places. nWidnes Leisure League Premier Division leaders Looprevil moved five points clear of Zante after a 5-2 win in the six-a-side league.
Robbie Search was in fine form for the pacesetters. Sammy Stanston stood out as Hammered demolished Random Allstars 9-2.
Old Un Villa and Mean Machine played out an entertaining 3-3 draw while there was an easy 5-0 win for Barchester Utd over Courts.
Two teams are tied at the top of Division One as Cutting Edge thrashed Halton Boys 8-3 and Norfolk triumphed 5-0.
Mid-table FCUK beat The Hammers 10-6, Zak Wormsley impressing, and Bugle are clear in fourth after toppling Halton FC 9-4.