Matthew Palmer's solitary strike was enough to seal Burton Albion victory and keep them on top of the Sky Bet League 2 table after a 1-0 win at Luton Town.Palmer rifled home the only goal of the game in the 79th minute to sink the Play-Off chasing Hatters and ensure Burton stay a point ahead at the summit.
Two goals from Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro sandwiched striker James Collins' 17th strike of the season, while Tyrone Barnett added a late fourth as Shrewsbury Town strolled to a 4-0 home win against Exeter City.
Third-placed Wycombe Wanderers guaranteed themselves at least a Play-Off place with a hard-fought 2-1 home win against bottom club Cheltenham Town.
Defender Aaron Pierre struck in first-half stoppage time and although Durrell Berry equalised soon after the restart, parity was short-lived at Adams Park as Alfie Mawson headed the home side back in front two minutes later.
Ryan Lowe headed home his ninth goal of the season and Daniel Nardiello added a late second to keep Bury in the hunt for automatic promotion following a 2-0 win at Newport County.
Barry Corr struck his 15th goal of the season as Southend United edged out relegation-threatened Tranmere Rovers 1-0 at Roots Hall.
Anthony O'Connor headed the first goal of the day in League 2 to give Plymouth Argyle a second-minute lead in their 2-1 home win against Mansfield Town.
Carl McHugh's 63rd-minute header doubled Plymouth's advantage before Vadaine Oliver pulled one back for the Stags.
Stevenage hit back to beat visitors Northampton Town 2-1 thanks to Simon Walton's 90th-minute winner. Home defender Chris Whelpdale struck in the 65th minute to cancel out Zander Diamond's first goal of the season.
Tom Elliott and Ryan Bird were on target for Cambridge United, but Accrington Stanley twice hit back through Piero Mingoia and Seamus Conneely's stoppage-time effort to earn a 2-2 draw at the Abbey Stadium.
Morecambe ran out 3-1 winners against Portsmouth as Alex Kenyon's double put the home side two-up, and although Conor Chaplin pulled one back for the visitors, Padraig Amond struck a stoppage-time third for the Shrimpers.
York City had defender Dave Winfield sent off for serious foul play just before the break but their 10 men dealt Hartlepool United's survival hopes a blow with Luke Summerfield scoring the only goal at Bootham Crescent.
Jason Kennedy gave Carlisle United's survival hopes a boost with a 54th-minute winner in a 1-0 success against visiting Dagenham & Redbridge, while AFC Wimbledon were held to a goalless home draw by Oxford United.