With leaders AFC Rushden & Diamonds` game against play-off chasing AFC Dunstable postponed on Tuesday night due to a waterlogged Hayden Road pitch, focus of attention fell on Hayes & Yeading United and Hartley Wintney as they looked to make up ground on the top two.
And Hayes & Yeading slipped into third spot, a point behind second-placed Beaconsfield Town and nine of Diamonds, after a comprehensive 4-1 win at fourth-bottom Hanwell Town.
Manny Duku gave Hayes & Yeading a 15th minute lead and it was 2-0 on 26 minutes, thanks to Scott Donnelly.
Duku grabbed his second to make the points safe on 63 minutes and, after Peter Dean had reduced the deficit 4 minutes later, Laste Domaxe added a fourth, with Hanwell finishing with ten-men after a red card for Anthony O`Connor in the 80th minute
Hartley Wintney are level on points with Hayes & Yeading after winning 3-0 at Calthorpe Park against third-bottom Fleet Town.
Two goals in 6 minutes just before half-time from Paul Hodges and Steve Duff put the visitors in control.
Recent signing Nic Ciardini added Hartley Wintney`s third in the 69th minute
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Kempston Rovers are eighth and waiting on any slip-ups on those above them after winning 3-1 at the Runnymede Stadium against Egham Town.
Seb Simpson gave the Walnut Boys an early 7th minute lead that Ben Acquaye doubled on the half-hour mark.
Brendan Matthew reduced the arrears 11 minutes into the second half, but a third from sub Jake Newman 3 minutes into stoppage time ensured victory for the visitors.
A goal a minute from time sealed Marlow`s win over fifth-bottom Aylesbury FC.
Kameron English grabbed the hosts all-important winner.