Avro moved to within one victory of claiming the Premier Division title with a 3-1 home victory over neighbours Heyside. The free-scoring Oldham side bagged through Matthew Landregan, Michael Stockdale and Duncan Knott.
Wythenshawe Amateurs have kept up the chase magnificently and ensured that the title race goes on with a 3-0 home win over Royton Town, the Ammies scoring through Chris Howard, Dom Lille and an own goal.
Hindsford surprisingly slipped to a 4-1 home defeat to Dukinfield Town, Andrew Chapman netting for the Tonics, but a brace apiece from Danny Parkinson and Dom Bevan ensured the points went home with the visitors.
Over at Cromley Road, there was a rare goalless draw as neither Stockport Georgians or Rochdale Sacred Heart could rustle up a goal.
Old Altrinchamians collected a useful point at Walshaw Sports, where the teams shared four goals in a 2-2 draw.
Leaders Beechfield United fell to a rare defeat with visitors Elton Vale collecting a 2-1 win that does their promotion hopes the power of good. Jamie Treanor and Sheldon Barrington netting for the Bury-side, with Luke Johnson on target for Beechy.
There was another tight affair at Broadway where two of the other promotion hopefuls went head-to-head, Chadderton Reserves and Manchester Central finishing all-square at 2-2. James Curley and Ashley Ainsworth finding the net for Chaddy with Cory Knight and Josh Frith pegging back the home team for Central.
Leigh Athletic’s fading hopes were dealt another blow as Wilmslow Albion claimed a rare away victory. Rob Entwistle and John Brennan scoring what were to provide consolation goals for the home side.
There was a goalfest at Hollinwood where the home side and Westbury Sports Club shared eight goals in a 4-4 draw.
Altrincham Hale cemented their hold on top spot with a fine 2-0 at third-placed Tintwistle Athletic, Arron Martindale and Josh Thornton getting their names on the scoresheet, Alty are now a couple of wins from securing a top-two place.
Radcliffe Juniors have an imposing schedule but are coming up on the rails to stake a promotion claim and a 2-1 home win over Hindley Juniors keeps them in touch with the leading pack.
Rochdale Sacred Heart Res strengthened their grip on top spot with a 5-2 win at home to Hindsford Res. RSH now hold a three-point lead ahead of second place with four games in hand.
Manchester Gregorians Res moved up to fourth with a neat 2-0 win over Springhead Res, keeping the visitors in the bottom three.
Walshaw Sports Res registered a very decent 3-2 win over Wythenshawe Amateurs Res, stretching the gap to six points between the two sides. Luke Hibbert and Adam Wraxall were on target for the Ammies.
Dukinfield Town Res were the highest scorers of the day as they scored eight on their travels against Wilmslow Albion Res. Sean O’Mara scored four and Jack Saw netted a hat-trick and Thomas Collins getting the other for Town. The result moves them up into seventh, leaving Albion second from the bottom.
East Manchester Academy are the new leaders following their 6-2 win over Old Alts Res. A Tom Beswick goal, a double from Harry Welsby and a Danny Williams hat trick sealed the win at Wright Robinson.
Rochdale Sacred Heart A maintained their promotion charge with a 4-3 win at home to fellow challengers Leigh Athletic Res.
Pennington Res and Hollinwood Res share four goals in a 2-2 draw at Jubilee Park, a result which does neither team much favours.
Chadderton EDS move top of the table in superb fashion as they scored an unbelievable fourteen goals without reply in their game against Bolton Lads & Girls Club Res. Bradley Kay scored 2 hat-tricks, Matthew Wilkinson with one hat-trick, Liam Eadsforth scored twice and Christian Walker, Alireza Farhadi and Nathan Braithewaite-Booth with the others.
Uppermill Res moved within one point of Boothstown in second place with a 4-2 win over them at Wright Robinson. Jake Caudwell scored twice, Matt Barlow and Dylan Fitzgerald got the others for Uppermill while Matthew Whittaker and Liam Dunn got Boothstown’s replies.