AT the midpoint of the Barbara Rawlinson Memorial League's season, top spot is held by Halfway Aces.
But they lead by just two legs after edging out War Memorial 4-3 in a close encounter.
Kath Conway took the final leg at Yvonne Cassidy's expense.
The Challenge rematch was equally tight with Aces winning again by an odd game.
Conway (2) and Halfway team-mate Cally Thomas hit tons as did Warmy's Kath Vaughan.
Pat's Angels sealed a second successive win, this time against The Flights. But the margins were fine with the Angels triumphing 4-3 in the League and 3-2 in the Challenge.
Lyn Conlan (Angels) and Flights' Sue Evans both had three-figure visits.
Dock Ladies climbed into third position in the League with a 5-2 defeat of Pavilions Wanderers. Hitting the ton trail for Dock were Freda Bate and Collette Bate (twice) but Wanderers recovered for a 3-2 Challenge win.
Despite falling 3-4 to Tranny All Stars in the Brow versus Halton Brook derby, Burma Star remain top of Section Two.
Freda Perry and Irene Curbishley hit hundreds as Burma bounced back for a 4-1 win.
Ex-Pat's were lying three across with Fe-Lions when the former's captain Gina Plant took the final leg.
Fe-Lions responded with a 4-1 Challenge success. Ton-up stars of these games were Sarah Roberts for Ex-Pat's and Fe-Lions duo June Perry and Tracey Perry.
Hitting 100 for Barge in 5-2, 4-1 victories over Clarry Girls were Lisa Keelan and captain Julie Rimmer.
Crafty Crofters took the League points against Wellington by the narrowest margin but Welly answered with a 3-2 Challenge victory which was inspired by tons from Val Pimlett and A Thornhill.
Raven downed Pavilions 5-2 in the League but in the Challenge the Weston Point team won 3-2. Raven's Ros Davies hit a hundred.