The top three all won in the Premier Division as, for the first time since the end of August, focus on a Saturday afternoon was fully on league matches in the Toolstation NCEL.
A hat-trick from Daniel Trott helped leaders Grimsby Borough
to a comfortable 5-1 home victory over Staveley Miners Welfare
to maintain their seven point advantage at the summit.
His goals came after Jack Debnam had given his side a 25th minute opener with Trott's first two, along with a Reece York strike, securing the Wilderness Boys a 4-0 lead at the break.
His third came towards the end of the game before Marley Grant grabbed an injury-time consolation for the visiting Trojans.
netted either side of the interval in their 2-1 win at near neighbours Silsden AFC
to keep the Eagles in second spot, a Daniel Illingworth own goal and then Sam Bradley's conversion proving decisive with Jack Normanton halving the deficit for the hosts on 76 minutes.
And, third-placed Garforth Town
came away from Winterton Rangers
with the same scoreline having gone behind to an eighth minute Josh Walker penalty, Jamie Barkway and James Burgess putting the Miners in front prior to half-time.
climb to fourth after a roller-coaster 3-2 victory at home to Handsworth
where Jack Harrison had put the visitors in front but Klarke Greenham levelled to make it 1-1 after the first forty-five minutes.
Greenham netted again to give the hosts a lead early in the second half that was immediately cancelled out by Mitchell Dunne but William Norcross got what turned out to be the winner with a quarter-of-an-hour remaining.
A 6-1 loss at Emley AFC
sees Bottesford Town
drop to fifth, a Matthew Sykes hat-trick adding to Jack Bennett's opener and a double from George Doyle for the Pewits who are up to fourteenth whilst Kieran McCaffrey's 21st minute equaliser was the only time the Poachers added to their tally.
Johnathan Williams' 55th minute penalty rescued a point for Maltby Main
in a 1-1 home draw with Barton Town
to lift them to sixth after Thomas Waudby had given the Swans a first half advantage.
A hat-trick from Mark Simpson saw Knaresborough Town
come from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at AFC Mansfield
and a late revival from Athersley Recreation
saw the bottom side take a point from their visit to Goole AFC
Joshua Dacre had seemingly given the Vikings the victory with a brace but Charlie Clegg and Joshua Brown scored in the final ten minutes to ensure that the spoils were shared.
Meanwhile, the match between Hemsworth Miners Welfare
and Penistone Church
was abandoned after 71 minutes following a mass brawl with the league now investigating the circumstances that led to the melee.
took advantage of dropped points by Hallam
to replace them at the top of Division One, the Zebras returning to pole position with a 3-0 home win over Hall Road Rangers
Scott Phillips' first half penalty was added to in the final five minutes of the game by Jack Richardson and James Playford with Brigg now two points ahead of Hallam who drew 1-1 at home with Glasshoughton Welfare
The Countrymen fell behind to the visitors with ten minutes remaining, Lewis Stephens netting for Welfare, but Jack Brownell quickly restored parity and honours were even.
shared the goals around as they beat FC Humber United
7-1 at Oxford Street with Danny Deakin, Jordan Buckham, Jason Stokes and Bailey Conway putting them 4-0 ahead by the eighteenth minute.
Yaya Dembele got one back on his debut for the visitors early in the second period but Gregory Young, Tyla Bell and Joshua Yeaman ultimately stretched the home side's lead even further in the final half-hour.
drop to fourth after Ben Partridge's injury time equaliser claimed a point for visitors Ollerton Town
, the game ending 1-1 after Danny Emerton had given the Villagers a 79th minute breakthrough.
A 1-1 home draw with Swallownest
keeps Nostell Miners Welfare
in fifth, Harvey Walker scoring for the hosts after Alfie Smith's opener with both goals coming in the opening quarter of the game.
Harrogate Railway Athletic
and Retford FC
are up to sixth and seventh, respectively, after away victories.
Adam Shaw and Rhys Davies' second half goals gave the Rail a 2-0 win at Shirebrook Town
whilst Adam Scott's double saw Retford FC
prevail 2-1 at Rainworth Miners Welfare
Worsbrough Bridge Athletic
climb into the top half after Luke Francis and Michael Jepps earned them a 2-1 win at Armthorpe Welfare
to move them level on points with their hosts who are ninth.
move off the bottom of the table after two late goals salvaged a point in a 3-3 draw at Clipstone
, Samuel Bebbington's second and an injury time goal from Thomas Gladwin completing their comeback.
And, they are replaced in the basement by Teversal
who went down 4-2 at home to Parkgate
, a sixteen minute first half hat-trick from Sam Ackroyd sealing the win for the Steelmen.
Photo: Klarke Greenham and teammates celebrate his second goal in Sherwood Colliery's 3-2 defeat of visitors Handsworth in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division on Saturday. (Picture: Ryan Crockett Photography)