posted on Mar, 5 2005 @ 04:53 PM
Phil Jevons' ninth-minute penalty - the only goal of the match against Leyton Orient - was enough to maintain Yeovil's lead at the top of League
Second-placed S#horpe remain six points behind, after veteran Peter Beagrie's last-minute free-kick saw them edge past struggling Rushden & Diamonds
Southend's late 2-2 draw at troubled Chester was enough to lift them into third, as Freddy Eastwood snatched an 85th-minute equaliser. Michael Walsh
(9) and Mark Gower (38) had traded first-half goals, before Ben Davies (49) put the home side ahead a second time.
Southend benefited from Macclesfield's 1-0 defeat to Northampton - striker Danny Crow netting the ninth-minute goal - and also Swansea's slip-up to a
50th-minute Mark Stallard goal at Notts County.
Nathan Tyson scored a hat-trick in the first 40 minutes as Wycombe beat Lincoln 3-2, the hosts replying in the second half through Kevin Sandwith and
Simon Yeo's penalty.
But the Imps' defeat was still not enough for eighth-placed Darlington to move above them - even though David McGurk's 69th-minute goal settled the
Quakers' match at home to Boston in their favour.
Cambridge slipped to bottom spot as they were denied a vital point by Bury midfielder David Flitcroft's 90th-minute winner, after his team-mate Jon
Newby (56) had cancelled out on-loan Iwan Roberts' 28th-minute debut goal.
Johnny Mullins scored the only goal three minutes after half-time as Kidderminster lifted themselves off the bottom with a crucial victory over
Grimsby recovered from Oxford midfielder Lucas Cominelli's 34th-minute goal to win 2-1 thanks to strikes from Matt Harrold (46) and Andy Parkinson
(71) - while Shrewsbury striker Luke Rodgers (75) cancelled out Mansfield defender Alex Neil's 64th-minute effort in the 1-1 draw at Field Mill.
Mid-table Bristol Rovers and Rochdale played out a 0-0 draw at the Memorial Stadium.