The three-point haul wasn't enough to lift them off the foot of the table, but it was a welcome result for Terry Butcher's side, who are now just one point from safety after Tyler Blackwood's first goal for the club.
Portsmouth are the new leaders at the other end of the table following their 2-1 success at Bristol Rovers, while Wycombe Wanderers are up to second after they secured a 2-1 triumph against Exeter City.
Former leaders Leyton Orient looked to have been defeated at the hands of Northampton Town when Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored in the third minute of second-half stoppage time for the Cobblers, but Dean Cox's strike in what was virtually the last kick of the match secured a point for the O's.
Barnet, Luton Town, Accrington Stanley and Cambridge United were among the day's other big winners.
Here are all of the Sky Bet League 2 results from Matchday 9:
Saturday 26th September
Barnet 3-1 Dagenham & Redbridge
Bristol Rovers 1-2 Portsmouth
Cambridge United 1-0 Stevenage
Carlisle United 0-1 Newport County
Crawley Town 0-3 Accrington Stanley
Exeter City 0-2 Wycombe Wanderers
Luton Town 2-0 AFC Wimbledon
Mansfield Town 0-0 Plymouth Argyle
Northampton Town 1-1 Leyton Orient
Notts County 1-0 York City
Oxford United 0-0 Morecambe
Yeovil Town 1-2 Hartlepool United