NICK Chapman bagged a hat trick for Betley as they eased away from the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division's drop zone.
Chapman's treble was backed by singles from Andy Hambleton and Michael Wilcox as they hit Faddiley for five without reply.
Fellow strugglers Crewe Corinthians (Jez Tagg 2, Kevin Sharp) also picked up a vital three points with a 3-1 success over Wrenbury (Mike Griffiths).
Nantwich Wanderers (John Berisford, Calvin Sterry) increased their lead at the top of the table with a 2-1 win over Boot and Shoe Villa (Mark Charlesworth).
Nantwich Young Farmers were soundly beaten 6-0 by Bentley Motors (John Scarlett 3, Daryl Scarlett, Gareth Brookes, Wes Newton). Wickstead lost 2-0 to White Lion (Gareth Mitchell, Ross Willington).
In Division One, Audlem DK (Joe Ragdale 3, Gary Shaw, Sean Kelly, Gary Gordon) crushed JTS Wistaston (Kyle Brogan, Ben Reddock) 6-2.
AC Wickstead (Bryan Adams) saw off Fox Elworth 1-0, while Railway Hotel (Kev Clarke 4, Mike Upton 2, Adam Parker) hammered AFC Barkode (Mike Walton 2) 7-2.
Crewe and District League side Bentley (Jon Dawson) went down 2-1 in their Inter-League Cup match with Congleton Athletic (Mark Shuker, James Woodhouse).
* The Crewe and District FA Youth Challenge Cup final between Nantwich Town and Alsager Town will take place at the Cumberland Arena, at 6pm on Sunday. Entrance is £1.50, 50p concessions.