YET another disrupted programme due to poor weather and sodden pitches saw many fixtures postponed, But Upton Youth made the best of difficult conditions to beat Sandbach United Youth 2-0 in the Cheshire FA Youth Cup as goals from Dave Marrin and Charlie McDowell sealed the victory.

First division action saw the top two open up a gap by a margin of nine points as both teams won 4-0, but Poulton Vics remain top on goal difference following their win over Float FC due to efforts from Carl Barker (2), Ben Winstanley and Sean Wright.

JASGA PV had Stewart Speed as a two goal marksman with Keiran McCabe and Dave Finnigan both netted singles as they beat Wallasey Mens to maintain the pressure in the title race.

The only fixture in the Second division saw Halfway House rule the roost over Stonegate as they won 5-0 thanks to doubles from Joe Cooper and Joe Skinner with Matt Snowden adding the fifth in a good team effort on a muddy surface.

Irby Youth climbed up into third place in the Grove Youth division when inflicting a 7-3 defeat and taming leaders West Kirby United Panthers thanks to a treble from Paul Keenan, a brace from Sam Lane and singles from Craig Wynne and Dan Evans.

Firing the responses were Ed Burns (2) and Ellis Williams in a terrific game.

A goal apiece from Ben Ryan and Lewis Lynch gave Shedz FC the advantage over Castrol Club in the Wirral DFA Junior Cup but lost the tie 3-2 in extra time.