NEWTON Athletic closed in on the Chester & District Junior League Under 16s Division Two title with a 7-1 home success over Malpas & District on Sunday.
Danny Warren (3), Ben Jones, Mat Tew, Steve McQuillan and Oliver Jones did the damage.
Vicars Cross Dynamos won 3-0 at Hope Farm Hotspurs as Chester Nomads Colts (Scott Roscoe, Steven Sorochty) drew 2-2 at home to Elton Youth (Joseph Smith, Luke Lawes), for whom Joshua Jones was man of the match.
There was also a 2-2 draw between Blacon Youth Whites and Pulford (David Jones, Mike Kelly).
Waverton (Max Frickel, Elliot Mazzotti, Gregor Campbell 2) edged a hard-fought U15s Division Two encounter at Westminster Park 4-2.
Waverton Wasps and JFC Boughton remain neck-and-neck at the U13s Division One summit.
The Wasps maintained pole position with a 6-2 triumph at home to Castrol Athletic as Boughton won 8-0 at Princes Villa.
Callum Peplar was the MoM as runaway Division Two leaders Vicars Cross Dynamos (Joe Wainwright, Zacc Caveney, Kieran Carney, Tom Houlbrook, Mike Gidman, Liam Harris) won 6-2 at Upton.
The top-of-the-table U12s Division Two clash between Princes Villa and Malpas & District ended 1-1.
Hoole Hornets triumphed 5-1 at Waverton Hornets.
Blacon Youth (Keenan Beaumont, James Lloyd 2, Tom Crawford), the U11s Division One pacesetters, cruised to a 4-0 home win over Vauxhall Motors.
Edward Ditchfield was Blacon’s MoM.
Waverton Hornets won 9-0 at Castrol Athletic.
Chester Nomads Colts (James Bolton, Andrew Fox, Harry Armatage, MoM Jack Bebbington) were 4-2 winners at Vicars Cross Dynamos in Division Two.
Table-topping Upton also won, 9-0 at Waverton Wasps.