The first attracted more than 250 participants from schools and clubs in the St Helens area, with guests from Liverpool and Bolton plus displays from the National Disabilities Team and the Spartac
The Wharf are on 44 points after handing their visitors Shirley Spartac
a 9-0 whitewash but to ensure at the worst the runners-up spot they have to win all three games as third-inthe-table Red Lion lie two points behind with a one leg of advantage after beating fourth-placed The Bears 7-2.
BOOTLE: A jumble sale will be held at St Matthew's Church Hall, Stanley Road, on Saturday, from 12.30pm with proceeds to the Spartac
Gymnastics Club for children with disabilities.
The Wharf stay second after defeating Sharmans Cross 7-2 and Red Lion kept within two points of Wharf with a resounding 9-0 win against bottom-of-the-table Shirley Spartac
Sharmans Cross ended a lengthy barren run by beating the Plume 5-4 but with the Jesters winning 6-3 at Spartac
, they remain two points adrift at the foot of the table.
Third-placed The Wharf, 7-2 against Legionnaires, and fourthplaced The Bears, winning 8-1 away to Shirley Spartac
, also have 28 points after 17 games.
? The Highwood intensified their bid for the Shirley and District Monday Night League when in week 17 they handed out a 9-0 whitewash to their visitors Shirley Spartac
to keep them in pole position.
Second-in-the-table The Wharf also made it 11 wins in as many games after whitewashing hosts Shirley Spartac
9-0 to leave them trailing Highwood on average only.
Cider House had a bye and drop from third to fifth with Red Lion moving up one place to third on 16 points following their 9-0 win at Shirley Spartac
. A 6-3 win over Plume of Feathers sees The Bears take over in fourth on the same 14 points as Cider House with one leg of average more than their rivals.
A 5-4 win over Plume of Feathers gave Shirley Spartac
their second win of the season and lifted them off the foot of the table to be replaced by Blue Bell.
Lodge player John Phipps also notched a 180 in his team's 7-2 win at Shirley Spartac
A 7-2 win at Saracens Misfits keeps Red Lion top of the table on average, while the other three teams are all level on both points and average after Cider House beat Saracens Jesters 5-2, The Bears won 9-0 against Shirley Spartac
and the Wharf won 5-4 at Legionnaires.