WITH FIRST-HALF MASTERCLASS
example as he headed Still’s charges into a 17th-minute lead after rising highest in the box to direct Whitely’s corner past Sam Johnson.
Seven minutes later, it was 2-0 when the provider for the opener struck his eighth goal of the campaign, played in by the influential Morgan Ferrier.
And the three points were effectively sealed on the stroke of half-time as Ferrier beat the off-side trap before centering for Garner to put past his own keeper.
The visitors improved after the break and pulled one back through Brown when he headed home from inside the box, but the Daggers remained in the ascendancy and missed chances to reestablish the three-goal cushion late on through Chike Kandi on his first start for the club and substitute Mason Bloomfield.
Halifax boss Billy Heath admitted his side were second best throughout, conceding: “We looked off the pace against a top side who will be there or thereabouts come the end of the season. We knew it would be difficult backing up the Orient game, but we never really got on the front foot.
“We had a little spell of pressure, but the best team won.”