Rothwell Corinthians picked up their most impressive win since returning to the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division with a superb 2-1 success at title-chasers Holbeach United.
Andy White, making his first appearance of the campaign, gave Shaun Sparrow’s side the lead after just 22 seconds.
White doubled the lead on 64 minutes but Tom Gosling replied for the hosts soon after.
However, despite having Kalon Peniasko sent off, Corinthians held on for a fine win.
Wellingborough Town moved two points clear of the relegation zone after a 1-1 draw at Peterborough Northern Star.
Craig Smith put the hosts in front early on but Ben Baines headed home the equaliser before the break as the Doughboys claimed a useful point.
A last-minute goal sent Desborough Town to a 2-1 defeat at Cogenhoe United.
Ar Tarn held a half-time lead after Jake Bettles converted a penalty but Jack Bowen levelled for the Cooks on 68 minutes.
And Bowen was the home side’s late hero as he secured all three points.
Top scorer Jedd Whiteman hit a hat-trick as Thrapston Town claimed their biggest win of the Division One campaign so far with a 6-0 hammering of Lutterworth Athletic 6-0 at Chancery Lane.
Whiteman opened the scoring and Jack Wisniewski doubled the advantage before half-time.
Whiteman completed his treble to make it 4-0, Wisniewski added the fifth and a fine day for Ian Walker’s team was completed by Duncan Charles.
Rushden & Higham United maintained their top-five position by beating Bugbrooke 4-1 at Hayden Road.
Jon Tite’s shot took a couple of deflections to give the Lankies the lead and Jack Dyson made it 2-0 before the visitors pulled one back through Jamie Hall.
But Dyson restored the two-goal advantage in the second half and Tite rounded off the victory when he was set up by Jory Mann.
Raunds Town picked up their first league win since November as they beat Woodford United 3-2 at Kiln Park.
Nick Harrison’s goal had the hosts in front at half-time but the visitors drew level through Liam Cope soon after the restart.
Josh Davis struck twice in the final 14 minutes and those goals proved decisive for Raunds with Woodford only able to respond through Adam Creaney late on.
Two second-half goals sent Whitworth to a 2-0 defeat at Potton United who had Gary Ansell-Carter and John Bailey on target.
Irchester United suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Bourne Town.
Zak Munton gave the visitors the advantage five minutes before half-time but the Romans responded immediately through James Dickson.
The winner came late on as Kieran Blanchard struck with 10 minutes to go to seal Bourne’s success.