MYLES Grant managed to slip through and score for Waverton Hornets under 11s in an unbelievable 21-man goalmouth scramble.
But the goal was not enough to be decisive, with Westminster Park Panthers proving to be five goals better in a 6-1 win.
In awful conditions, Panthers immediately applied pressure and tested Hornets MoM keeper Oliver Collier several times, forcing him into class saves. But two in two minutes from Sean Brown and one from Ryan McHugh took the hosts to a 3-0 half-time lead.
Danny Jones, in his first game up front, produced a second-half hat-trick with Myles Grant scoring the consolation for Waverton in a goal-line melee involving everyone but the opposition keeper.
Panthers’ŠMoM were Mathew Booth and Daniel Jones.
Boughton were clear winners against spirited Newton Athletic. Callum Owen helped himself to four, while Charlie Jones got a hat-trick, Ross Lavo got a brace and MoM Ed Speed completed the scoring in the 10-0 victory.
Nomads were unable to find a response at home to two from Upton Blacks.
After a tense start, Nomads lost the pace and Upton grabbed a goal in the first half after some scrappy play from both sides. After the break, Upton were rewarded for being first to the ball with a second goal.
Meanwhile the Colts avenged an earlier defeat to Princess Villa with a 4-1 win in wet conditions.
Charlie Derbyshire got a brace, Jack Powell netted a single while an own goal completed the scoring.
Waverton Wasps put in a strong performance winning 10-0 against Whitby Rangers.
Calum Duerden got his first goal of the season while MoM Sam Wooldridge was a hat-trick hero. The other goals went to Will Doerr, Seb Dunn, Luke White and Alex Wilkinson.
All three teams playing in the under 14 section made it back-to-back wins against their opponents despite some stiff opposition.
Elton squeezed past Pulford 2-1, relying on some good goalkeeping towards the end.
It was Pulford who had the early pressure, pushing forward and creating a series of half-chances, but against the run of play it was Elton who opened the scoring with a well-finished break down the right.
In the second half, Pulford again dominated possession, but it was Elton who made the most of their chances.
Given an opportunity, they lashed home a free kick to put daylight between the teams. But Harry Brightmore then got one back to close the gap, and it took some resolute defending to allow Elton to come out on top from the exciting finish.
Aziz Monnan and Joseph Smith were the match-winners, and MoM for Pulford was Toby Band.
Boughton quickly made the game safe when they hosted Tattenhall, putting in a stunning performance to win 10-1 and preventing their visitors from getting into the match.
Having put themselves comfortably ahead, Boughton were put under pressure by Tattenhall.
They were rewarded for their endeavours with a fine consolation goal just before the break.
The win allowed Boughton to cement their place at the top of the table.
Meanwhile Upton South met visitors Christleton New Scene for the third time this season and again took the three points thanks to Tom Boyle’s goal.
With both sides creating chances, the deadlock was broken before half-time.
A second goal was ruled offside, but the 1-0 win allows Upton to continue their push for the title. MoM was defender Alex Williamson for consistent hard work throughout.