A FULL-HOUSE win against their B team keeps Red Lion A (Tony Lewis 21-5) top of Frodsham Bowls League Division One.
But Grapes A (Pat Crowe 21-7) remain in close contention following a fine home win over Egerton A.
Goshawk A (John Faulkner and Fred Worrall both 21-6) retain third place after victory over Pavilions A while Helsby B remain fourth after winning at Manley.
Helsby D (Bruce Garner 21-8) won at Castle Park A but Chetwode A lost at Willow Brook despite a 21-2 card from John Pace.
Leaders Kingswood B (John Sailsbury 21-7) triumphed at Runcorn Hill while second-placed Tiger's Head A followed suit at third-placed War Memorial B in Division Two.
Subscription A (Arthur Braddock 21-7) were too good for their B team, despite a 21-3 from Alan Guest and they move up to fourth.
Pavilions B (Lew Darlington 21-5) saw off visiting Castle Park B but Pavilions E went down at Conservative Club A mainly due to a 21-3 win by Mal Cleworth.
Leaders Grapes B scored well but still lost at Tiger's Head B, Crowton scraped home against Conservative Club B to stay in second spot.
Spinner and Bergamot slipped up at home to Kingsley A despite a 21-1 win from Ron Venables.
The pick of the visitors' six wins came from Bev Brooks (21-6) whose team moved into third place with Spinner dropping to fourth.
Home wins were achieved by Helsby A against Rock Park and Kingswood A (Barry Stopford 21-0) over War Memorial A.
Helsby C's (Mike Kinsey 21-6) remain top of Division Four following a home win over Norton Arms B (Mark Hughes 21-2).
Egerton B (A Hatton 21-4) stay second despite losing at third-placed Pavilions C (Peter Dumbill 21-3).
Fourth-placed Willow Brook B won at Rock Park Ramblers who had a 21-4 card from Dave Edwards.
There was a rare win for Kingsley B (Mary Miller 21-6) against Overton while Chetwode B (Les Holah 21-2) beat Manley B.
Closing date for the Frank Edwardson Trophy has been extended to this weekend. Entries to Graham White, on 01928 723328.