Desborough Town made it two wins from three ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division matches as they beat Peterborough Northern Star 1-0 at the Waterworks Field.
The decisive moment came on 17 minutes when Robbie Maddox grabbed the only goal of the game.
Wellingborough Town’s early-season struggles continued as they went down 4-0 at Sleaford Town, who had Ryan Oliver, Brad Hockin, Elliott Price and Liam Tunstall on target.
Rothwell Corinthians slipped to their first league defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-0 at Newport Pagnell.
Sam O’Neill and Fazel Koriya did the damage with first-half goals for the hosts.
Rushden & Higham United sit proudly on top of Division One after they picked up their third victory in five games with a 3-2 success over Buckingham Town at Hayden Road.
Jordan Pendered gave the Lankies the lead but that was cancelled out almost immediately by Tariq Kotey, although Craig Lawman restored the home side’s advantage before the break.
Kotey struck again early in the second period to level the scores but the Lankie sealed the points thanks to Jake Reynolds’ goal on 51 minutes.
Tommy Jaszczun made a winning start to life as manager of Whitworth as they secured a 3-1 success at Long Buckby.
Jamie White gave them a first-half lead and Deven Ellwood gave them breathing space four minutes into the second half.
Adam Speight’s own-goal gave Buckby hope but Jonny Hazell struck four minutes into stoppage-time to round off the Flourmen’s win.
Raunds Town claimed a point on the road as they drew 0-0 at Blackstones while the Friday night derby between Thrapston Town and Irchester United ended in a 1-1 draw.
Ryan Lovell put the Romans in front but Thrapston replied through when Charlie Parkin netted from close range.
Burton Park Wanderers shipped four first-half goals as they suffered a 5-1 defeat at Woodford United.
The game was over by the break as Aaron King, James Weale, Joe Henderson and Greg Anayiotis hit the target. A Liam Cope own-goal got Wanderers on the scoresheet but their misery was completed thanks to Weale’s second of the game.