Shrewsbury Town climbed back to the top of the Sky Bet League 2 table as Bobby Grant's late winner clinched them a 2-1 win at Accrington Stanley.Previous leaders Burton Albion were not in action and the Shrews left it late to take advantage with midfielder Grant heading an 87th-minute winner and his second of the night after his earlier free-kick had been cancelled out by by Josh Windass's 38th-minute penalty.
Wycombe Wanderers retained third place thanks to a 2-1 win at struggling Tranmere Rovers despite the second-half dismissal of Matt McClure.
McClure was shown a straight red card for violent conduct just a minute after stepping off the bench, but Paul Hayes' 26th-minute penalty and Fred Onyedinma's strike sandwiched home defender Adam Dugdale's header before the break and Wycombe held on.
Bury moved level on points with fourth-placed Luton Town after Tom Soares' solitary header early in the game earned the Shakers a 1-0 home win against the Hatters.
Bruno Andrade struck an 89th-minute winner to keep Stevenage in touch with the Play-Off places with a 1-0 home success against Plymouth Argyle, who stay in eighth place.
Mansfield Town substitute Reggie Lambe fired another late winner as the Stags secured a 1-0 victory at Newport County to ease their relegation concerns.
Northampton Town kept in touch with the top-seven thanks to a 1-0 home victory against Portsmouth. Midfielder Ricky Holmes drilled the Cobblers into a 25th-minute lead to keep them three points off the Play-Off positions.
York City notched only their second win in 11 league games to give their survival hopes a boost as goals from Wes Fletcher, Michael Coulson and Jake Hyde secured a 3-0 win at Cambridge United.
Charlie Wyke scored his fifth goal in seven games for Carlisle United in their home clash with relegation rivals Cheltenham Town, which ended in a 1-0 win for Keith Curle's side.
Dagenham & Redbridge moved further away from relegation trouble as Scott Harrison's own goal and Billy Bingham's free-kicked clinched a 2-0 home win against Hartlepool United, who stay rooted to the bottom.
George Baldock crashed home a late equaliser to earn Oxford United a point from a 1-1 draw at Morecambe, who had taken a first-half lead through Kevin Ellison, while AFC Wimbledon were held to a goalless home draw by Southend United, who dropped a place to sixth.