LEADERS Widnes Conservative A strolled to further success in the Widnes & District Snooker League's Division One.
Ste Andrews (82-37) and John Mercer (102-15, including a 44 break) starred in an 8-1 win at RAOB.
St Joseph's A retain a firm grip on second spot thanks to an 8-1 win, Brian Timmis (49-22) and Gary Stanniford's 27 clearance proving the difference.
Ford A routed lowly St Joseph's B 9-0 with Jimmy Jenkins (77-19) and Peter Corns (84-44) playing lead roles.
Simms Cross A upset Farnworth A 8-1, Ged Connor (60-38) and Mark Bingham (49-40) winning well early on. WCC A helped their cause by winning 7-2 courtesy of Dave Loseby's 82-45 and Danny Morris (44 break).
Stadium A continue their domination of USC A with a 7-2 victory, anchored by Barry Hough (68-18) and Eddie Corby (60-35). Village A squeezed past St Basil's A 5-4, Mark Dutton (84-43) and Ste Rawlinson (82-7) winning well.
Division Two's Moorfield B still lead the way after a thumping 8-1 win - Paul Brad-burne (70-31) and Ste Rowe (76-25) proving too powerful for their Pavilions B hosts.
Farnworth C (Dave Boswell 68-37) remain hot on the leaders' heels after also winning 8-1. Ford B stopped their rot as 8-1 winners with Graham McCann (81-38) maintaining his rich vein of form.
Widnes Rec shot down Pavilions A 7-2, Jack Lord 79-19 impressing with a 35 break. HGSC A won 7-2, Elliot Morgan (76-27) and John Gregory (77-29) doing well first on.
Moorfield A also cruised to a 7-2 victory with Bob Randles (80-23) and Andy Find-later (82-25) doing the damage.
WCC won the closest match of the week against HGSC B on the last black. Leon Hosking was once again the star, winning 93-2. USC B's 6-3 triumph featured a 77-25 win, including a 25 break by Tony Cayzer.
Aiden Morris showed the rest of Division Three why he is one of the hottest new prospects in the town. The Moorfield C starlet's 101-35 included a 32 break. This, however, was in vain as Farnworth E anchormen Brian Cafferty (74-35) and Clive Rimmer (74-31) secured a 5-4 victory for their team.
Widnes Conservative B remain the dominant force in the division after a 9-0 whitewash of rivals Village C - Leo Milne (63-16) and Mark Worrall (74-38) were in exceptional form.
Mill Brow cruised to an 8-1 win, young starlets Rico Locke and Norman Locke Jnr gaining impressive wins.
Birchfield won 5-4, Geoff Illidge (65-42) taking a notable scalp.
Reform remain in second spot despite going down 5-4 to Prescot rivals Eccleston Lane Ends. Les Clare (74-33) provided the impetus.
* In the Widnes & District Billiards League, USC B cruised to a 6-1 win with Brian Woodrow (100-69) and John Fozard (100-37) their inspiration.
Jason Kilshaw (100-50) and Kenny Kilshaw (100-37) kept it in the family in a 6-1 victory for Simms Cross B.
Ford won 5-2 courtesy of Chris Achilles' 100-57 and Tommy Barton (100-53).
Widnes Rec won by the same points margin thanks to an outstanding game from Mick Anderson whose 100-3 win included breaks of 29 and a 43 unfinished.
Simms Cross A were indebted to Jimmy Finn (100-46) and Eric Baker (100-52) in their 5-2 win.
WBC remain top of the heap after another 5-2 victory. Will Barnwell (100-33) and John Dennett (100-40) took the late spoils.
Widnes Conservative B gained another hard-fought 5-2 success, led by John Behan's 100-70 and Dennis Thomas's 100-96.