FC United posted their second league win in five days with a 3-0 home victory over struggling Whitby taking them up two places to ninth in Evo-Stik Premier.
Skipper Kyle Jacobs gave the Rebels a 17th minute lead with a 35-yard piledriver and Ben Deegan's sublime chip made it 2-0 at the break.
FC eased off in the second-half but sealed the points when man-of-the-match Deegan headed in his second.
Meanwhile, Ashton United overturned a 2-1 deficit to beat visiting Buxton 4-2.
Chorley missed a chance to replace Northwich on top as they lost 3-0 to fellow high-fliers Chester.
September 29, 2011