SNOOKER: OVERTON moved into third place in Widnes and District Snooker League Division One with a stylish 6-3 victory over second-placed rivals Corporation.
Ste Rawlinson produced a 57 break for Corporation but Overton were not to be denied and an outstanding performance from Andy Houghton helped them secure the points.
Andy's 109-9 victory included a break of 47 and a 22 clearance.
There were more breaks in the clash between St Basil's A and Simms Cross B, in which the former emerged 8-1 winners.
Shaun Douglas' 74-28 win included a break of 33; Ray Jones (65-32) produced a break of 26, Dave Roberts 25 and Chris Lam 22.
Widnes Rec A's 7-2 success against Village A included wins for John Behan (66-36) and Johnny Holland (50-38).
Winners for St Bede's in their 7-2 victory over St Basil's B included John Hartshorn (81-16) and B Kennedy (90-34).
Tony Yates ran up a 73-27 scoreline as St Joseph's raced to a 7-2 win over Farn-worth A.
In Division Two, Village B, who are in fourth place, racked up an 8-1 scoreline against USC A, helped by Darren Kirchin, a 64-16 winner, and L Riley (77-30).
Fiddlers A went down 6-3 to RAOB B, whose winners included P Worth (72-18) and J Coughlin (65-23).
P Dunn (68-54) and K Yeomans (50-21) helped Ford B towards a 6-3 victory over Halton Royal British Legion.
Defeat for Hough Green Social Club B gave Halton Stadium B the chance to take over the lead in Division Three and they made the most of their opportunity, accounting for WCC 7-2. Winners included Danny Naughton (81-30) and M Anderson (56-30).
Hough Green couldn't hold Eccleston A, who went on to win 6-3. Bill Housley was a 64-35 winner.
John Davenport recorded a notable 96-15 scoreline in Farnworth B's 6-3 win over Widnes Conservative Club A.
Pavilions A, who have climbed the table. defeated Moorfield B 7-2, Jeff Johnson knocking up a break of 35.
Mill Brow B now occupy pride of place in Division Four after romping to an 8-1 victory over Oddfellows. Convincing wins came from M Bellew (74-35) and Tony Heaney (70-40).
Pavilions B, who had earlier led the table, retain second place - despite a 5-4 reverse by third-placed Widnes Conservatives B. For the latter, the father and son combination of Roy and Dave Whittle recorded wins of 63-55 and 66-23.
Fourth-placed Simms Cross, 7-2 winners over the Reform Club, had frames of 63-23 and 65-49 from K Johnson and J Leather.
There is no stopping United Services Club in Division Five, where the leaders chalked up a 7-2 success against Widnes Rec C. Paul Taylor was a 67-27 winner.
Village Rooms, who are in third spot, whitewashed Eccleston D 9-0, notable wins coming from D Baker (73-33), T Sheehy (68-23) and M Sheehy (62-34).
Farnworth C's 7-2 victory over Simms Cross D included wins for J Kelly (70-53) and R Bentley (62-34).