FRODSHAM United won by the odd goal in nine as Uberlube took their hosts into extra time in the Chester Senior Cup.
John Potter, Mike Dober and Graham Dickson found the net in normal time for United as the game ended 3-3, but goals from Anthony Gobin and Jimmy Leck proved vital as extra time ended with Frodsham winning 5-4.
Tarporley Victoria got their campaign off to a flying start, beating Barrow 4-0. The visitors simply couldn’t handle Steve Lloyd’s men, with Eddy Pattinson scoring a hat- trick and Henry Buckle topping it off to send Vics into round two.
City Bar dropped out of the competition following their 3-2 defeat at home to Crossway. Paul Head and Lewis Carter struck for the hosts but Crossway were always in control, a Pete Syddall goal teamed up with two from Phil Goss enough to settle the tie.
Chester Nomads registered an emphatic victory over visitors Robin Hood, winning 7-1. A double from Mike Jeffs sparked the goal-fest, with Mark Crossan, Chris Paterson, Gary Riley, Lee Owen and Andy Mitchell filling their boots.
Warren Fowles and Ian Hughes took their chances as Hoole Rangers beat Saughall Thursday 2-0.
Upton AA Reserves booked their place in the second round of the Chester FA Cup after overcoming Waggon & Horses 4-2. Lee Highfield, Pat Walsh, Luke Jackson and Mike Bowell did the damage, with Ali Hallal and Warren Roberts attempting to lead a spirited Waggon comeback.
In the Chester and District League’s Queensferry Sports Premier Division, Newton Bears lost 6-4 at home to Kelsall. Despite goals from Nathan Mapletoft, Gaz Holmes, Mike Edwards and Adi Callighan, the Bears lost it at the back, allowing Kelsall free rein to win.
Tarvin Athletic narrowly lost to visiting Highfield Athletic. The game ended 3-2 to Highfield, Chris Larson claiming two and Adam Langton one. Adam Crimes and Stuart Groves replied for the home side.
Cestrian Alex had to settle for a share of the points after drawing 3-3 with Ashton Lions in Olympic Trophies Division One. Richard Deponeo and a brace from Adi Gough accounted for Alex, while Richard Preston, Ian Mayhew and Lee Williams responded for Lions.
Chester Nomads 3rds were edged out 4-3 by visiting Duddon Utd and their 16-year-old goalscorer Danny Cookson. Jon Roberts, Martin Moore and Jack Delgado put Nomads into the lead but Lee Gilordo, Craig Matherson and Shaun Roberts levelled before Cookson popped up with the winner.
DevaWeb Services Division Two saw Paul Joiner score a hat-trick as MBCS beat Boughton Athletic 5-1. Adi Martin and Paul Bennion added the rest.
Vicars Cross Doves experienced a second-half collapse as Chester Nomads won 4-0, Matty Sherlock (2), Terry Ellams and Matty Cotterall on target.
Chesterfest Division Three side West Meter defeated Saughall Thursday Reserves 4-2 with goals from Adam Critchley (3) and Dan Cullen. Phil Lloyd and Gary Owen scored for Saughall.