CHESHIRE Stars R can celebrate being promoted to the South Cheshire Premier Netball League’s third tier following their latest victory.

Captain Di Gentle was again the Middlewich outfit’s best performer during a narrow 33-28 victory against Panthers in Division One.

It leaves them clear of closest-rivals Wildcats at the top of the table.

In the Premier Division Stars T played out a thrilling 34-34 draw with Shanti, and goal-shooter Claire Worswick was nominated afterwards as their player of the match.

Stars Pink could not prevent Northern Vipers from taking a step closer to securing promotion from Division One after going down 32-16 in their meeting.

In the Championship Division, Stars S suffered a slender defeat against Dragonflies on Monday night.

Joanne Barnett and Nic Wellington shared the player of the match prize for their side following a tough 25-22 reverse.