CASTLE Private A increased their lead at the Premier Division summit after scoring a full house on Friday, recording a 15th win of the campaign.

Closest rivals Wharton Cons A dropped two chalks at home to Shavington, and now trail the table-toppers by 48.

Seven Castle players won to single figures against Wharton’s second string.

In Section One, Spinner & Bergamot A became the first team this season to inflict a defeat on pacesetters Alsager.

Graham Hodson was their biggest victor, winning 21-7, as the Comberbach outfit squeezed home by seven points.

Second-placed Rudheath B could not take advantage, losing at Frodsham Red Lion B.

Wharton Cons C defeated closest rivals Barnton Cricket Club A in Section Two, extending their advantage to 50 points at the standings’ summit.

Winnington A won at Hartford A, where Joan Hall (21-6) was the pick of 10 visiting winners.

Hazel Pear B remain out in front in Section Three after beating Bunbury while, Davenham B, who head the chasing pack, lost at fourth-placed Limes.

Leaders Winsford Cons B were the biggest victors in Section Four, hammering their guests Hartford B by 111 chalks.

Meanwhile Davenham C strengthened their hold on the second promotion place in a comfortable success at home to Moulton RBL B.

Hope Pole B are the only team, other than Castle Private A, to still have an unblemished results record following an away success at back-markers Barnton D in Section Five.