BRIAN Love and Barry Massey each scored hat-tricks as Salford Waggon stormed to the top of Division One with a resounding 9-2 victory over second-bottom Victoria.

Jason Mears, Wayne Barlow and Paul Taylor got the others, while Ken Ramsbottom and Tim Faraday replied for the second-bottom side.

That was one of only four games to beat the weather in the league, the other three all coming in Division Three where it was all change at the top.

Dobbies hit the summit, climbing above Radcliffe Old Boys B who went down 1-0 at Failsworth Home Guard – Nathan Cooke scoring – who rose to third.

Chris Williams was a four-goal star for Dobbies as they beat Bolton Wyresdale 8-3 at home.

David Wilkes, Andy Sailsbury, Jason Eccles and Stuart Marsden got Dobbies’ others with Stephen Mew, Lane Anderson and Simon Walsh replying for Wyresdale.

Alan Mitchell grabbed a double in mid-table Bolton Lads and Girls Club’s 5-0 victory at second-bottom Victory Vets, with Jimmy Reynolds, Steven Tinsley and Kevin Taylor also on target.