HAVING struggled for most of the season, Castrol Social are fighting back and look likely to secure their Division One status.
After back-to-back wins last week, the Oilmen claimed another three points on Saturday thanks to a 2-0 victory over Upton AA.
Ellesmere Port were denied a place in the Cheshire FA Amateur Cup final for the second year in succession last Tuesday after losing on penalties to Heswall at Vauxhall's. Having drawn 2-2 with Castrol last Thursday, Port were back in action on Saturday and managed to pull off a superb 2-0 win at second-placed Maghull.
John Powell and Nathan Mapletoft found the net, as the Port savoured their 11th win of the season.
Willaston were in Division Two action on Saturday, hosting Mallaby. The visitors came out on top and scored the game's only goal through Mike New on 62 minutes. Skipper Tom Coan was outstanding at the back for the hosts, who remained entrenched in the relegation struggle.
Willaston's reserve side came away with all three points, winning 3-0 at Blacon YC Reserves in Division Three.
Ellesmere Port Reserves were also in jubilant mood after efforts from Chris Swords (2) and Tommy Craig secured a 3-1 result against St Werburgh's.