A FOUR-goal salvo by Niall Williams allied to a brace of goals from Jack Beggs saw Manor Youth sting West Kirby Wasps 6-1 and move them up into third place in the Dundee Youth Division.

FC Phoenix remain top as they flew past Wirral SB FC with a 5-1 victory after being one-nil down and then their keeper saved a penalty, which allowed a hat-trick from Adam Walker plus singles from Lewis Walker and Ollie Lowe to seal a hard earned win.

In a nine-goal thriller between Neston Nomads and Upton Youth, the latter found their way to a 5-4 success as Callum Jones (2), Dave Merrin, Josh Smith and Jack Robinson all found the net to keep them level on points at the top.

In the Grove Youth Division Irby Youth inflicted a first defeat on Park Royal to leapfrog them into second place thanks to efforts from Sam Lane, Morgan Galer and Ryan Morris, with Joe Irvine bagging a double in response.

Harry Deijnan was a three-goal hero for Eastham Rangers Colts as they rode past AC Hoylake in a 3-1 win as Liam McEvoy scored the consolation.

The delayed first round Youth Divisions Cup game between Allport Hawks and Higher Beb U-17s resulted in clipped wings for the Hawks as they lost 4-3 after extra time despite goals from Liam Rebotham, Jamie Houghton and Cameron Taggart.

Registering for the winners were Rob Golightly with a brace and Lewis Gandy and Ben Hibbert with singles.

A gallant effort from eight-man Upton FC in the First Division saw Reece Mearns notch a fine treble but they lost against Float FC 6-3 who moved up into third position due to goals from Tony Langrell (2), Lee Pickles, James Brenery, Byron Roberts and an own goal.

Second Division action saw Halfway House climbing into the top four following their 5-1 defeat of Trident as Joe Skinner fired a treble and both Andy Simson and Matty Snowdon netted singles, with Liam Ashcroft claiming the lone reply.

North Wirral Saints moved above Eastham Rangers when beating them 4-3 with goals from Reece Orton (2), Mike Manser and Lewis Hewson with the winning coming in added time.

On target for Rangers were Martin Marshall, Callum Crowder and Jordan Crowder.