CHEADLE SMU are through to the third round of the Staffs FA Challenge Cup after beating Penkridge Town 2-1 at home.
Josh Hewitt opened the scoring in the first half for the hosts and Matthew Fitzpatrick added a second after the break. Alex Dodd replied for the visitors.
West Midlands side Rostance Edwards put Knypersley out of the competition with a fivegoal blitz.
James Kelly (2), Will Osborne, Mike Mayo and Sam Plimmer hit the target for the visitors from the St Mary’s Hospice Midlands Second Division.
Shaun Mountford replied with a goal in each half for the hosts.
In the league, the Premier Division Moorlands derby between Ball Haye Green and Cheadle Town was one of a number of fixtures which fell victim to the weather.
But AFC Leek Town’s clash at Florence survived the heavy rain, where the visitors triumphed 4-2.
Louis Melton, Kieron Wayne, Dave Short and Sam Miah netted for the winners. Florence replied with a goal each from Phil Mannion and Jordan Peach.
In Division Two, Smith opened the scoring in the first half for Cheadle Town Reserves at Betley Reserves, and Evans added a second after the break.
RESULTS Saturday, November 2 Premier Division AFC Hanley Town 3 Kidsgrove Athletic 1; Florence 2 AFC Leek Town 4; Keele University 0 Eccleshall 3; Uttoxeter Town 2 Audley 0.
Postponed: Abbey Hulton United v Alsager Town, Ball Haye Green v Cheadle Town, Hilton Harriers v Newcastle Town, Wolstanton United v Norton United.
Division One Congleton Athletic 1 Stapenhill 3; Hall Heath 5 Sandbach United 5.
Postponed: Ashbourne v MMU.
Division Two Betley Res 0 Cheadle Town Res 2; Featherstone 3 Hilton Harriers Res 1.
Staffordshire FA Challenge Cup, second round Brereton Social 1 Sikh Hunters 2; Brocton Res 1 Norton United 2; Cheadle SMU 2 Penkridge Town 1; Hawkins Sports 1 Silverdale Athletic 4; Knyoersley Victoria 2 Rostance Edwards 5; Longton Adderley Green 9 Bilbrook 1; Stone Old Alleynians 0 Lichfield City Res 1 Whittington 2 Foley 3; Wolverhampton SC 3 Betley 2.
Postponed: L A Holditch v Longton, Milton United v Abbey Hulton United, Milton United Res v Bradwell, Redgate Clayton v FC Stafford, Tunstall Town v Leek CSOB.