SKELMERSDALE UNITED continue to set the pace at the top of The Moore & Co Construction Solicitors League division one table after comprehensively trouncing previously unbeaten Nantwich Town 4-1.
A brace from Carl Osman (on 21 and 47 minutes) with further strikes just on the hour from Stuart Rudd and Paul Rogers (69) saw them overcome a plucky display by the visitors, who replied through Adam Beasley.
Newly-promoted Cammell Laird remain hot on United's heels after regis-tering their first home top-flight success after comfortably defeating Salford City 4-2.
Ronnie Morgan continues in a rich goalscoring mood, netting a splendid hat-trick(11, 47 and 88) with a fourth from Jamie Maguire.
The consolation efforts came from Lee Bowles and Itor Bello.
St Helens Town's newlyassembled squad appears to be struggling to gel,
falling to a second successive defeat as Alsager Town comfortably ran out 4-1 winners. Gary Jensen netted Saints reply.
A fourth-minute opener from Chris Melia ensured Winsford United earn a 1-0 success at bottom of the table Chadderton.