Francis said that his opponent ended up with a strong position but lost because he had spent too much of his clock time on trying to see off the Sicilian Dragon onslaught on his queen-side castled king.
The result puts Church Stretton B in a three-way tie for third place. Next match is home to Oswestry on 10 November.
Shifnal & Telford C 2 Church Stretton B 2
2. S Ross 0, F Rooney 1
3. T Skidmore 0.5, T Williamson 0.5
4. J Sloan 1, J Carless 0.