Doncaster Rovers are still on track for promotion straight back to League One following a 3-1 win over Crewe Alexandra.
The league leaders strengthened their place at the top with their sixth win in seven matches.
Sonny Bradley netted a last-minute winner for Plymouth Argyle against Cheltenham Town to ensure the Pilgrims remain hot on the tail of Doncaster.
Dan Holman looked to have salvaged a late equaliser for the Robins after Bradley’s first-half opener, but the defender grabbed his second of the day deep into injury-time.
Despite their loss, Cheltenham still hover just above the relegation zone following Notts County’s 2-0 loss to Grimsby Town.
The Mariners boosted their play-off hopes with a comfortable win thanks to goals from Omar Bogle and Scott Vernon.
Bottom club Newport County survived a late Barnet onslaught to claim a second successive draw.
After a quiet first half, the Bees took control of the contest but found Exiles goalkeeper Joe Day in inspired form.
Mansfield Town sit three points outside the top seven after defeating Cambridge United.
Shaquile Coulthirst scored on his Stags’ debut to seal a 3-1 victory which ended Cambridge’s eight-match unbeaten run.
Adebayo Akinfenwa scored late on to rescue a point for Wycombe Wanderers against fellow promotion-hopefuls Luton Town.
The Hatters looked set for three points after Scott Cuthbert’s opener but Akinfenwa sent a thumping header in at the back post following Johnny Mullins’ red card – Luton’s eighth of the season.
Exeter City cruised to victory with a comfortable 3-0 home win over Colchester United.
Reuben Reid was on target on 20 minutes before David Wheeler and Liam McAlinden wrapped up the scoring.
Elsewhere, Hartlepool United beat Stevenage at Victoria Park while Accrington Stanley held high-flying Carlisle United.
Leyton Orient v Morecambe, and Crawley Town v Portsmouth were postponed.