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Carlsberg West Cheshire League
WEST Cheshire League Division Two outfit Capenhurst Villa took time off from their promotion drive and secured their passage to the Wirral & District FA's Senior Cup last eight, after they took the prized scalp of Division One counterparts Ashville.
Hero of the hour, was striker Mike Banks, who helped himself to a hat trick as Cape posted a 4-2 result.
Phil Strapp was the other marksman. Kevin Fitzsimmons and James Clare replied for the visitors.
Newton also progressed and were indebted to goals from John Murphy, Ged King, Danny Murphy and Jack Bromilow, after they eclipsed Heswall 4-3. Richie Foulkes, Tom Hartley and Ian Cross were on the mark for the losers.
Chester & District FA Challenge Cup 1st round action, saw Upton AA Res. make their mark, after a Ben Leaman double inspired them to a 3-2 win at Chester Celtic.
On the domestic scene, Division One leaders South Liverpool scored via had Carl Gargan and Cameron Dalton, but played second fiddle to a buoyant Cammell Laird Reserves at Kirklands, where the hosts ran out 5-2 victors thanks to efforts from Adam Lea, 2, Ben Crossley, Kyle Jones and Danny Dixon.
An improving Blacon YC made it three wins in eight days and climbed to seventh place in the table after they won 3-2 at Southport Trinity with goals from Ryan Niccoll, Kevin Garland and Adam Cheers.
But local rivals Chester Nomads, remained anchored to the foot of the table, after they capitulated 3-2 to goals from West Kirby's Terry Cotgrave, 2, and Kenny Ludbrook. Dale Harris obliged with both goals for Nomads.
Mossley Hill's bid to snatch pole position, was foiled after they finished 0-0 at Christleton, but second-placed Maghull profited, after Steve Williams, 2, Danny Dillon and John Hastings netted in Saturday's 4-3 success at Upton AA, who had Simon Andrews, 2, and Chris Melia on target.
Elsewhere, fifth-placed Hale clinched their third win of the season after efforts from Chris Smith, Carl Latham, Wayne Smith and an own goal helped them to a 4-1 decision over Vauxhall Motors Reserves.
In Division Two, the title race was opened up after leaders Manor Athletic lost 2-1 at Heswall Reserves. John Lloyd and Ahmed Ally scored for the winners, and it was a bad day also for nearest rivals Helsby who went down 6-1 at Maghull Reserves.
Mick McGinn and Mick Cummins bagged two each for the hosts, while additional goals from Steve Carroll and Ian Smith cemented a job well done.
A smart double from Mark Gray was supplemented by further efforts from Sean Heggarty, Steve Duckers and Craig Kavanagh as Bebington Athletic blitzed West Kirby Reserves 5-1.
A creditable 0-0 draw at Ahville Reserves gave Mersey Royal their first point of the season, and a Mike Large double earned Willaston their first point following a 2-2 finish with Mossley Hill Athletic Res.
Danny Murphy, Robbie Madine and Paul Gouthwhaite found the net, as Richmond RR Mags beat Redgate Rovers 3-1, while Marshalls won 4-2 against Gateacre Village, courtesy of efforts from Steve Thorpe, Paul Johnstone, Ash Hawthorne and an own-goal.
Division Three leaders South Liverpool Reserves put Marshalls Reserves through the mincer at Jericho Lane and made it six wins from seven outings after Sharif Yusuf, 2, Curtis Cummins, Paul Wilson, Dean Slayer and Kieran Parker netted in a 6-1 rout.
Hat-tricks from Mark Noakes and John Shaw inspired Neston Nomads to a 9-2 verdict over Merseyside Police, and Kirkby Town Railway's Josh Naylor followed suit after his three timer sparked an 8-1 drubbing of Christleton Reserves.
Despite goals from Steve Powell, Steve Bowen and Joe McKeegan, second-placed St Helens Town Reserves were held to a 3-3 draw after Chester Nomads Reserves hit back through Elliot Gorste, Liam Ashton and Callum Johnson.
Colin McDonald scored twice for Belfry, but his contribution was eclipsed by a match winning treble from Hale Reserves' Colin Mee.
Youth Division leaders Bootle Youth recovered from a 1-0 deficit after Elliot Toner had put Mallaby Youth ahead and rallied to cap a 3-1 victory with replies from Jack Antonio, Dominic McGiveron and Tom Feeley.
Singles from Cy Sullivan, Jacob Lewtas and Matty Wiliams were enough, as Vauxhall Motors Youth edged South Liverpool Youth 3-2, while West Kirby Youth picked up maximum spoils, after Danny Brooks and Tommy Johnstone scored in Saturday's 2-1 win against Newton Youth.
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