UPTON AA were too good on the day for Carlsberg West Cheshire League Division one rivals Neston Nomads and secured their passage to the Pyke Cup second round, after they posted a 4-1 victory.

Efforts from Aaron Hinchcliffe, Alan Dorrian, Steve Rowlands and Sam Spridgeon were just the job for the Chester outfit. Luke Blondel bagged the visitors' consolation.

Cup holders Redgate Rovers were shown the exit door by Richmond Raith Rovers who sealed a 2-0 result courtesy of a smart double from Jonathan Parkinson, while Maghull put paid to form side, Mossley Hill Ath, Gerard Mullen, John Hedges, Tom Foley and Dylan Fitzsimmons obliging in Saturday's 4-0 triumph.

A hat trick from Ben Glover was supplemented by further efforts from Josh Ilesanmi, Chris Lavery and Shawn Sherero as West Kirby eclipsed Mallaby 6-0 while Jamie Hurworth was another three-goal hot shot who inspired Newton to a 3-1 win against Ashville, who hit back via Peter Hoy.

Last year's winners South Liverpool eliminated Chester Nomads 3-0. 

Cameron Dalton (2) and Alex Woodcock applied the finishing touches, and two goal man of the match, Josh Donnelly left his calling card, as Vauxhall Motors won 2-0 at Heswall.

The final quarter final spot went to Marshalls, who beat Rainhill Town 2-1, with goals from Tom Hackett and Danny Bulayima. Liam Ryder netted for the hosts.

Relegation threatened Willaston, pulled off the shock result of the day in Division Two, when the bottom club savoured a 3-2 win against current league leaders, Hale, and recorded their first win of the season.

Hayden Metcalf, Jack Bradley and Roy Thomas were the marksmen. Second placed Cheshire Lines forfeited the chance to take over at the top when they were held to a 1-1 draw by West Kirby Res and that enabled third-placed Vauxhall Motors Res to go level on points with the top two, after they romped home 6-0 against Prescot Cables Res.

Adam Campbell (2), Luke Fitzgibbon (2), Adam Sunners and Tom Evans shared the goals for the Motormen.

Respective scorers in Ellesmere Port Town's 2-2 stalemate with Maghull Res were Josh Lyth, Jon Wainwright and Adam Lynchy (2), while a solitary strike from Luke Wynne earned Mossley Hill Ath Res maximum spoils from their tussle with Capenhurst Villa.

Despite goals from Nathan Hughes and Chris Sheenan, Rainhill Town Res. came unstuck against Heswall Res. who emerged 3-2 victors thanks to efforts from Adam Walker(2) and Steve Prance.

In Division Three, leaders, Mersey Royal were indebted to a goal from speed merchant, Liam Driscoll, which won the day at Marshalls Res. and saw Glynn Norman's youngsters open up a four point gap at the top.

Cameron Clark struck twice and was joined on the scoresheet by Simon Andrews as Chester Nomads triumphed 3-2 at Capenhurst Villa Res.

Poulton Royal top-scored after beating Cheshire Lines Res 6-0, with goals from Lee Davey (3), Kieran Sait, Mike Ansaldo and Shaun Mooney.

An effort from Neston Nomads Res' Jack Reed was negated by a reply from Ellesmere Port Town Res' Jack Balderstone, but goals from Page Celtic's Jay Jones and Bobby Jones failed to count after Wirral SB rallied through Jack McGrotty (2) and Will O'Leary.

Saturday's Youth Division action saw second placed Runcorn Linnets Youth enjoy a 2-0 victory at West Kirby Youth.

Josh Dudley and Alex Sharpe were the scorers.

Harry Taylor, Reece Howell-Pratt, Lachlan Pote and Dylan Jeffrey found the net for Vauxhall Motors Youth, but it was Maghull Town who profited.

Doubles from Ethan Cowell and Ged Windle, allied to a goal from Jake Carberry-Fearns swung a 5-4 decision for the visitors.

Rob Lewis, Michael Kielty and Lam Murphy all helped themselves to doubles as South Liverpool Youth progressed in the Liverpool County FA Youth Cup after they beat Birkdale 8-4.

Maghull Youth, Bootle Youth, Mossley Hill Ath.Youth and Litherland Remyca Youth also went through after they lowered the respective flags of Whiston Juniors, Rosemount, West Derby Pumas and Stonetcroft respectively.