A TODD Reid double and strikes from Greg Warrington, Russell Whitley and Andy Owens saw Blacon YC progress into round two of the C and C Catering Equipment Senior Cup. They beat Frodsham United 5-0.
In a closer first-round game, Cestrian Alex edged out Kydds Athletic 1-0 thanks to Richard Daponeo's decider.
Goals from Chris Larsen, Paul Haselden and Danny Goodwin helped Blacon YC Reserves to the top of the Premier Division on Saturday. They beat fellow high-fliers Tarporley Vics 3-2.
Hoole Rangers climbed up to second following an entertaining 3-3 home draw with Newton Athletic Youth. Gary O'Riley, Dave Tinsley and Paul Roberts were on target for Hoole, Garth Axon and Matty George (2) replied for the visitors.
A Steve Bostock hat-trick and a penalty from Tim Dean was still not enough to secure Upton VC their first points of the season. They were beaten 5-4 by Barrow Athletic. The game between Brewery Arms and Waggon and Horses OB was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
In Division One, leaders Christleton A (Neil Hughes 2, Danny Speass) were held to a 3-3 draw by Duddon (Richard Moss, Billy Nelson, Alan Edwards). Upton Borough kept the pressure up with a comfortable 6-0 away win against bottom side Barrow. Danny Andrews (2), Luke Jackson (2), Jamie Hughes and Paul Joiner were all on the mark.
Crossway (Martin Hill 2, Paul Edwards, Paul Tinson) won their mid-table battle with Team Highfield (Danny Rose, Louis McKin) 4-2.
Barry Everson and Lee Allen struck for Frodsham Reserves but they were beaten 3-2 by Kelsall, while MBNA Reserves were also beaten at home by Bank of Scotland.