THE top two picked up 8-0 wins in division one of the York Amateur Bowling Association League.
Bottom club Rowntree also went down 7.5-0.5 at Selby, who had previously won 6-2 away to RI Amateurs, results that helped them climb to third place.
Division two has new leaders in the form of Shipton as they followed wins over Bootham (6-2) and RI Corinthians (8-0) with a 6-2 reverse against RI Corinthians.
RI Corinthians remain in touch with the leaders despite their other game ending in a 6-2 defeat at previously winless Harrogate.
Harrogate’s fortunes continued to improve when they also defeated Clifton 6-2, moving them off the bottom at the expense of Burnholme, who sank to the basement despite breaking their duck with a 7-1 victory at Bootham.
There were two wins apiece for Scarcroft and Copmanthorpe. Scarcroft beat Poppleton away and University at home, both 7-1, while Copmanthorpe were 7-1 victors at home to bottom club University and 6-2 at Retreat.