TWO high scoring away wins in the Premier Division saw Cromford move up to runner-up spot and Newmount move clear of the relegation zone.
Cromford won 6-0 away at struggling Ashover who had a player sent off early doors and gifted a goal to the winners.
Alex Statham (2), Scott Ryder, Joe Kay, Anthony Fay and Danny Wildgoose were all on target for Cromford.
Newmount chalked up a huge 8-1 victory at Chellaston after the home team had wasted chences to open the scoring.
Richard Perry hit five of the eight with John Woolley’s brace and James Jennison also on target for Newmount.
Johnny Webster netted the Chellaston consolation.
Holbrook St.Michaels drifted back into the form of last year as they lost 1-0 at home to Matlock Sports.
Josh Timmins scored the only and decisive goal of the game.
Guy Wilding scored both of the Swanwick Pentrich Road goals as they won 2-0 at Sandiacre Town.
Allestree closed on the Division One leaders Derby Rolls Royce Leisure Reserves as top met second in a clash which Allestree won 5-2.
Gaz Annable led the Allestree scoring with a brace and Luke Tozier, Mahmood and Dan Sharp were also on target.
Third-placed Punjab United came back from 2-1 down at the break to share the spoils with fourth-placed Tibshelf through 2-2 draw.J
Jordan Hatton and Simon Brier got the goals for Punjab.
Woolley Moor United lost ground on the leaders as they were beaten 6-2 by Rowsley 86 Reserves.Brett Turner and Lewin scoring for the Moor.
The previous week, Aaron Brady scored three of Swanwick Pentrich Road Reserves goals.
Last weekend he scored all four as Swans’ second string saw off Holbrook St Michaels Reserves to the tune of 4-0.
Another big win came the way of Derby Singh Brothers as they defeated Findern 5-0 with two goals from Richard Warbey, and one each from Rehab Khalid, Bhutinder Aieton and Gas Karaanbiesla.
Bottom team Mickleover RBL Reserves matched the top score in the division as they beat Derbyshire Amateurs 6-0 with Ben Stockley scoring a hat-trick in the win.
The other goals came one apiece from Chris Morris, Chris Sales and Jody Elks.
Division Two league leaders Allenton United Reserves hung on to top spot as they beat Ambergate 2-1 with Ryan O,Connor scoring both of their goals.
Second-placed Melbourne Dynamo Reserves hung in there as they won 4-1 at Pastures Reserves.
Farrell Scott hit two of the goals with Vinny Hallifield and an own goal making up the Melbourne scoring list while Scott Wilson scored for Pastures.
Brothers Dean and Lewis Bramley both scored for Newton as they thrashed Punjab United Reserves 5-1.
Phil Liddell weighed in with a hat-trick in the success.
Mackworth St.Francis kept up their promotion challenge as they beat Wirksworth Town Reserves 4-2 with two goals from Paul Edwards and one each from Rob Dolby and Tristran Russell.
After 21 games, bottom team Roe Farm still search for a first win of the season after losing 1-0 to Derby Royals Reserves.