BOB Meston's Cheshire Boys team called the shots at Hawkstone Park Golf Club to notch up a record tenth win in the Four Counties Junior Tournament.
They lost only two ties as they cruised past Nottinghamshire and the combined Shropshire and Hereford teams to meet Lancashire in the crunch final match needing just a half to win.
The Red Rose boys edged a point ahead after four matches before Daniel Reilly dispatched Deane's John Cheetham 4/3 and Astbury ace Mark Pilling eclipsed Bolton's Simon Walsh 4/3 to achieve the point they needed to retain the trophy.Victory over Lancashire came when Styal's David Horsey beat David Wilcock of Dean Wood on the final hole.
Prior to the event, Meston was boosted by the performances of his squad in the Cheshire Boys Championship with his starlets monopolising the leading positions at Delamere Forest.
Paul Waring, the England Boys under-16 champion, carded three eagles and four birdies for a superb second round of 68 which, tagged to his opening 74, gave him a two-under-par total.
The Bromborough youngster picked up four strokes in three holes in the afternoon and covered the four par fives in six under.
Reddish Vale's Adam Stott finished runner-up after a three-way countback and four shots off the pace.
His second round 73 edged out Royal Liverpool's Michael Jones and Paul Grannell from Sandiway.
Withington, winners of the Manchester Alliance junior knock out last season had cause for celebration again with Mark Eadsforth winning the nett prize with rounds of 72 and 68 off his four handicap.
He also finished ninth in the gross section, four shots behind club mate Michael Lucas who was fifth.