RUNCORN Town's 7-2 rout of Blacon Youth Club on Saturday maintained their supercharged start in Carls-berg West Cheshire League Division One.
The juggernaut rolled on with a fifth win from six outings as Dean Thurston and Ryan Wade each netted twice.
Shaun Tierney, Ian Robinson and Joe Davies completed the scoring for Town while Jamie Rogers and John Dowridge replied for the Chester visitors.
Division Two's Halton also hit the goal trail with a 4-1 defeat of Maghull Reserves at Picow Farm Road.
Marksmen were Ashley Siner, John McDonald (2) and Adam Horrocks.
This maintained Halton's pressure on the leaders.
But Helsby's progress was checked by a 5-2 weekend defeat at Willaston where Nick Askey's brace was consolation.
Division Three's Runcorn Town Reserves hit their Blacon YC counterparts and hosts for six without reply with Paul Angell (2), Ged Bushell (2), John Coady and Peter Murphy on target.
* Cronton Villa celebrated a fine 4-1 win at Moore United (Ben Jones) in their Warrington & District League opener on Saturday.
Villa struck first through captain Simon Burton and defended resolutely before half-time.
Cronton stepped up a gear for a 4-0 lead courtesy of man-of-the-match Ste Wills, Paul Allen and Burton.
Moorfield shared the points 2-2 at Beeches thanks to a Stuart Corrigan double.
Sindh Indian Cuisine Division One saw Runcorn Albion (Kevin Ward 3, Casey Dorgan and Joey Chesters) come from two behind for a 5-2 victory at Sidac Social.
Cronton Villa's Division Two second string went down 4-2 at Burtonwood - despite MoM Lee Keenan's storming run and finish and Andy McGuffie's penalty.
Moore United Res unluckily went down 4-3 at Penketh United in Division Four, after goals from Adie Francis and Andy Lane (2).
Division Five's Widnes Bayer held on for a 3-2 win over Cronton Villa 3rd.
Bayer had led 3-0 but Nick Durr and Adam Stanton replied and Villa's MoM Mark Holland almost equalised.