Jake Newman was the FA Vase hero for Wellingborough Town as he scored five goals in their 7-2 demolition of Holmer Green.
The Doughboys were 4-0 up at the break with Newman and Nathan Burrows sharing the goals but the hosts got themselves back into the game thanks to a second-half brace from Dean Powles.
However, the prolific Newman had the final say and he added a further three goals in the final 10 minutes.
Chris Clarke fired Rothwell Corinthians into the second qualifying round as the frontman struck in the final minute of their clash with Bedford FC.
Desborough Town suffered a heartbreaking exit from the competition as they lost 1-0 at Hanworth Villa after extra-time.
The two teams were locked at 0-0 at full-time but the home side grabbed the winner with just three minutes of the extra 30 remaining through Joe Johnstone.
Burton Park Wanderers earned themselves a first qualifying round replay with higher-graded Tring Athletic.
The two teams were unable to produce a goal between them and Wanderers had to see some of the extra 30 minutes out with 10 men after one of their players was sent. But they held on to earn another opportunity to advance.
Rushden & Higham United lost out 2-0 at New Bradwell St Peter after extra-time.
The Lankies’ cause wasn’t helped by the dismissal of Sam Birtwistle on the hour. They saw things out until extra-time but the hosts struck twice in the last six minutes through Charlie Flanagan and Riccardo Archer to end their hopes.
Whitworth squandered a 2-0 lead as they went down 6-3 at home to Edgware Town.
Goals from Matt Judge and Jamie White gave the Flourmen the early advantage but the visitors turned things around before the break thanks to an Adam Speight own-goal and a brace from Bilan Butt.
Jack Smith and Olu Quadri put Edgware in control after the break and, although Judge struck again for Whitworth, the game was up when Stuart Blackburne completed the scoring.
Thrapston Town were beaten 3-1 by UCL Premier Division side Sileby Rangers on Friday night.
Thrapston led at the break courtesy of a Dan Bucciero penalty on 37 minutes.
But Sileby battled back after half-time and goals from Troy Johnson (2) and Brian Farrell.
Stewarts & Lloyds’ 100 per cent start to the UCL Division One season was ended as they drew 1-1 with Olney Town at Occupation Road.
The Foundrymen looked to be heading for a first defeat when Charlie Holman-Patey struck after 27 minutes but Chris Caswell levelled late on to preserve the unbeaten record.
Raunds Town claimed their second win of the campaign as they beat Bourne Town 5-2 at Kiln Park.
The Shopmates were 2-0 up at the break thanks to Jon Mitchell and Luke Stevens but Bourne levelled things up in the second half through Dan Smith and Jake Mason.
Glen Turner put Raunds back in front and two goals in the final five minutes sealed the points as Fernand Bass and Karl King got on the scoresheet.