Milestone strike proves not enough
Bradford Park Avenue incurred only their second home league defeat of the season, dropping to fourth place.
It all looked to be going well against unbeaten leaders Northwich Victoria as Aiden Savory gave Avenue a 24thminute lead.
However, Michael Roddy equalised 10 minutes into the second half and after Avenue’s Rob O’Brien had a penalty saved, Wayne Riley scored the visitors’ 82nd-minute winner.
North Ferriby United also lost 2-1 after taking an early lead against visitors Hednesford with Gary Bradshaw’s 200th goal for the club.
Hednesford hit back with two headed goals before half-time.
Whitby Town are still chasing their first home win after a 1-1 draw with Matlock Town. Sam Hodgson took just four minutes to head Whitby in front, but Chris Bettney’s 32nd minute free-kick rescued a point for eighth-placed Matlock.
Second-from-bottom Stocksbridge Park Steels went down to Ben Mills’s 66th-minute goal at Nantwich Town where Steels’ Mark Ward and Town’s Alek Solovjovs were sent off.
Frickley Athletic held sixthplaced visitors Rushall Olympic to a goalless draw.
Garforth Town scored six without reply against Warrington Town in First Division North.
Lawrence Hunter and Adam Priestley grabbed a brace of goals each and also on the mark were Chris Howarth, who opened the scoring just before half-time, and Paul Walker, who delivered the last goal with five minutes left.
Farsley, who had two players sent off, incurred a 2-1 defeat at Clitheroe where they had to wait until the 90th minute for David Stead’s consolation goal.
Harrogate Railway shocked second-placed Lancaster City by winning 3-2. Dan Thirkell and Paul Beesley had Railway steaming into a two-goal lead. The visitors hit back to draw level but Liam Gray’s late breakaway goal gave Railway the points.
Kevin Sanasy scored twice in Ossett Town’s 2-2 draw at Salford City, his second coming from the penalty spot.
Joe Shaw’s goal just after halftime for Trafford sentenced Ossett Albion to their ninth defeat in 10 league games.
Brandon Kane took just two minutes to put Wakefield in front but Lee Rick equalised with a late penalty for visitors Mossley.
Sheffield suffered their first home defeat in First Division South, going down 3-1 to Ilkeston after Matt Varley was dismissed in the first half. Jamie Hadfield opened the scoring for Sheffield with a 42nd-minute header but the visitors prevailed.