WARRINGTON and District Snooker League Division One leaders Newton Social B slipped up to championship rivals Richmonds, who go five points behind them with a game in hand heading into the last week.
Player-of-the-year Danny Thomas’ excellent form continued with a 50 break for Newton.
Irlam Catholic A won 5-2 at Penketh Cons B, while GTBL A boosted their survival hopes by whitewashing Roosters C, helped by breaks of 37 from Adam Shaw and 35 from Gary Tatlock.
Hong Quach had a 30 break matched by the 30 break by Matt Morley as Rylands A beat Walkers A 5-2 with Alford D condemning Irlam Steelworks.
Bridgewater Club are already Division Two champions and narrowly beat Richmonds Bas second-placed Monks A slipped up to GESM C.
Division Three leaders Penketh Cons A were left sweating after a 5-2 win over Irlam Catholic B as a 6-1 win for St Josephs cut their lead to five points over Kings Club A.
They beat Roosters D with Kings Club C one point further behind, but crucially both teams have one game left while table-topping Penketh have finished their season.