As Crewe thumped Morecambe 2 table oliver Finney scored twice.
Finney headed the hosts before the minute until Tom Lowery doubled their advantage nine seconds later. Things went from bad to worse for Morecambe if Sam Lavelle saw red in the 34th minute and four minutes later increased the edge of Crewe.
Lowery scored a couple of minutes but his effort from the edge of the area clattered the post. Crewe got their fourth, even though, together with Ryan Wintle shooting in after 58 minutes. Finney added gloss to the scoreline with his next and the fifth in time of Crewe. The effect saw Morecambe slide to the base of the table.
Top scorer Eoin Doyle notched his 17th goal of the season as leaders Swindon beat Mansfield 1-0.
It required 23 minutes to the Irishman to find the internet for the seventh game in series, converting Kaiyne Woolerys cross from close range.
As Forest Green beat against Leyton Orient 4-2, ebou Adams bagged a brace. Midfielder Adams, who spent the next half of this 2017-18 effort on loan set in the 15th minute after Liam Shephards campaign was saved, when he slammed the rebound.
While boss Mark Cooper received a yellow card, orient caretaker boss Ross Embleton was sent to the stands at the moments after the purpose. Adams got his before Matty Stevens made it 3-0 two minutes her Forest Greens second at the minute.
Matt Harrold pulled back for Orient 10 minutes into the second half before Jordan Maguire-Drew diminished the hosts arrears to a single target 12 minutes before the ending but Forest Green got a fourth during Junior Mondal late to secure the points and stay second in the league.
Since Exeter beat Crawley 1-0 to go up to fourth dean Moxey watched a winner.
Northampton are just two points further back in fifth from Vadaine Oliver and Scott Wharton earned them a 2-0 win against Grimsby.
Joe Edwards and byron Moore scored for Plymouth since they conquer Bradford 2-1 getting the traffic.
Scunthorpe came out of beat Port Vale 2-1 as targets from Kevin Van Veen and Kgosi Ntlhe cancelled out Jake Taylors opener.
Both groups had a man sent deep into time added on as Matty Lund (Scunthorpe) and David Worrall were disregarded.
Zak Mills scored only to make Oldham a triumph over Newport, while Colchester was held by Cheltenham to a 1-1 draw later Conor Thomas penalty cancelled out Luke Norris goal.
After playing out a goalless draw with Walsall, that had been refused a last-gasp winner from the woodwork the foot of the table transferred off.
Macclesfield held to a 0-0 draw salford, while Carlisles home clash with Cambridge finished goalless.