TOWN'S win over Doncaster allowed Hull to climb a place to second in Division III thanks to a 2-0 home win over Cambridge.
Stuart Elliott scored both goals, after 42 and 59 minutes, in front of 14,271 at the KC Stadium.
Former leaders Hull are now a point behind current top dogs Oxford, who didn't play on Saturday and have two games in hand.
Cambridge, who host Town this Saturday, are 13th.
Lincoln are up a place to sixth after a 2-1 victory over Bury at Sincil Bank, where first-half goals from Gary Fletcher (four minutes) and Francis Green (28) put the Imps in control.
Chris Porter's 90th-minute effort for seventh-bottom Bury was a mere consolation.
Basement side Carlisle secured their third win in four games - but only their fourth of the season - at home to sixth-bottom Boston.
Matt Fryatt netted the winner in the 61st minute to complete the Cumbrians' comeback, after Graeme Jones had drawn first blood for Boston in the 10th.
The home side's equaliser, in the 15th minute, was highly fortuitous as Ben Chapman scored an own goal following Paul Simpson's corner.
Carlisle are now six points adrift of second-bottom Darlington, who lost at Leyton Orient.
The East Londoners, who are 11th, held on after a ninth-minute strike from Ciaran Toner.
Kevin Townson's 36th-minute penalty was enough for 16th-placed Rochdale to secure a single-goal victory over Torquay, who are ninth.
Second Division leaders Plymouth underlined their title credentials with a 7-0 thrashing of Chesterfield.
The Pilgrims were 6-0 up after 36 minutes as Lee Hodges (4) and Tony Capaldi (11) got them off to the perfect start at Home Park.
Nathan Lowndes and David Friio grabbed two each against the hapless Spireites and the latter then waited until two minutes from time to complete his hat trick.
The win maintained their four-point lead at the top as Town old boy Kevin Gallen's 24th-minute goal for QPR against Rushden enabled them to keep in touch.
Swindon climbed to sixth with a 2-1 comeback victory at home to Bournemouth. Tommy Mooney grabbed both goals.
Sheffield Wednesday, who are 15th, won their first League game in 13 as hosts Wrexham were beaten 2-1 by goals from Guylain Ndumbu-Nsungu (39 minutes) and Alan Quinn (65).