Salts and Albion Sports both took a big stride towards promotion to the top flight of the West Riding County Amateur League with victories in their latest DIVISION ONE fixtures.
Leaders Salts came from behind to win 2-1 at Littletown with two late goals and maintain their six-point cushion at the summit.
Joby Terry edged Littletown in front early in the second half but Kristan Hargreaves equalised five minutes from the end and there was just time for an own goal by Michael Gibson to settle the issue.
The clash between second-placed Albion Sports, who have a game in hand on Salts, and Steeton in third position was evenly contested except for the finishing prowess of Jordan Missin.
He forced home the opener after 30 minutes and killed off the contest with a hotly-disputed penalty late in the second half to make it 2-0.
Fourth-placed Tyersal lost ground when they were beaten 3-1 at Wakefield City, who had Rob Bloomfield (2) and Mathew Trueman outscoring John Selby.
Any hopes Ventus/Yeadon Celtic had of challenging for promotion were finally ended when Lee Watsons goal for Eastmoor earned a 1-0 win.
Crag Road United and South Bradford both edged closer to relegation with defeats, with Heckmondwike Town crushing United 6-1 as Jamie Pollard netted a hat-trick.
South Bradford, without a league point since early December, also had little joy against local rivals Dudley Hill Rangers as Paul License struck twice in a 4-1 outcome.
Rock-bottom Keighley Shamrocks kept their hopes of avoiding the drop alive as teenage striker Aidan Kirby's double sank Hunsworth 2-0.
Campion consolidated third place in the PREMIER DIVISION with a 2-1 home win over Lower Hopton.
Lincoln Donaldson put Campion ahead after 20 minutes and although leading top-flight scorer Ernest Boafa soon equalised, James Nestor fired in the winner after team-mate Mick Burke had rattled the woodwork three times.
John Moore scored first and last for Hall Green United as they drew 2-2 at fifth-placed Wibsey, who had nosed in front through Joe Brooksbank and Damian Melvin.
Leaders Bay Athletic lost for the first time this season as Huddersfield neighbours Kirkburton won 3-2 to give the chasing pack hope.
Leading duo Bronte Wanderers and West Horton both enhanced their chances of promotion from DIVISION TWO with comfortable wins.
Bronte had Chris Mawson, Jamie Rowell and Liam McNichol on target in a 3-2 win over Storthes Hall.
This kept them three points clear at the top ahead of West Horton, for whom Tariq Hussain (2) and Faisal Ali earned a 3-0 home win over Rawdon Old Boys. Third-placed Tyersal Reserves, with club stalwart Alan Morley as their stand-in goalkeeper, beat Kirkburton Reserves 6-2 with Jamie McEwen scoring twice backed up by Sean Jackson, Lee Smith, Martin Glen and Alan Morley Junior.
Dudley Hill Athletic, who were without a league win until mid-January, picked up their fourth in six games as goals by Darren Hadley and Liam Sheilds secured a 2-1 home verdict against Campion Reserves. Andrew Hawker had given the visitors a first-half lead.
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