S#horpe went top of League Two after a 3-0 victory at Bristol Rovers. Paul Hayes (18) and Steve Torpey (20) gave the Iron a stranglehold on the match
and Paul Hayes ensured victory just after half-time.
They overtook Swansea, who were surprisingly beaten 2-0 by lowly Shrewsbury, the Welshmen having no response to goals from Jake Sedgemore and Dave
Walton in either half.
Yeovil remain third in spite of their 3-1 win at home to 10-man Southend. Phil Jevons put the hosts ahead only for Adam Barrett to equalise. Kevin
Maher was dismissed for a second bookable offence eight minutes from time and immediately Scott Guyett and then Bartosz Tarachulski scored for
Leyton Orient stay fourth despite their 2-1 defeat to Wycombe, who came from behind with goals from Nathan Tyson and Roger Johnson after Wayne
Carlisle's first-half opener. When Orient fell behind they also lost David Hunt, red-carded for violent conduct.
Cheltenham were 2-0 victors at Macclesfield thanks to goals from Steve Guinan (60) and Grant McCann (71).
Cambridge pulled off a 3-1 victory at home to Rushden & Diamonds but it was not enough to lift them from second bottom. John Turner grabbed a
hat-trick, scoring twice in the first 10 minutes, to render Drewe Broughton's 41st-minute strike purely academic.
Lincoln leapt up to fourth following their 3-0 win at Darlington. Leading 2-0 at half-time through Simon Yeo (36) and Marcus Richardson (45), Richard
Butcher completed the scoring midway through the second half.
Bottom side Kidderminster lost their 12th match of the season as Grimsby held on for a 2-1 win at Blundell Park. The home side had led through Dean
Gordon (nine) and Thomas Pinault (24) but substitute Pedro Matias' goal 19 minutes from time caused some nervous moments.
Struggling Oxford were denied a point at home to Rochdale after a freak 90th-minute own goal by goalkeeper Christopher Tardif. Tony Gallimore struck a
20-yard drive against the post and the ball rebounded back onto Tardif's head and trickled over the line.
Bury's Chris Porter scored the only goal of the game in the 20th minute to clinch victory at home to Notts County, who Glynn Hurst sent off 19 minutes
Boston's 0-0 draw at home to Mansfield was anything but dull, with Lee Beevers being dismissed for a second bookable offence in the 37th minute and
five other players being shown yellow cards.