Exeter climbed to second in the Sky Bet League Two table with an emphatic 4-0 home victory against Devon rivals Plymouth.
Nicky Law, from the penalty spot, and Tom Parkes struck either side of half-time for the hosts before Randell Williams struck midway through the second half.
Law scored his second goal of the game late on to end Plymouth`s six-match unbeaten run.
Swindon were also 4-0 winners on Saturday, putting Crawley to the sword thanks to a Eoin Doyle hat-trick. Jerry Yates was the other name on the score sheet as the Robins moved up to fifth place.
With many of the top seven teams not in action due to postponed matches, Newport could have gone top of the table with a big win at Colchester and things started well when Tristan Abrahams put them ahead after five minutes.
However, goals from Ryan Jackson, Ben Stevenson and Courtney Senior saw the U`s come from behind to claim a 3-1 victory.
Northampton are on the cusp of the play-off places after a 2-0 success against Cambridge at Sixfields. Harry Smith opened the scoring before an own goal from George Taft.
Scott Cuthbert`s 82nd-minute strike saw Stevenage climb off the bottom of the table with a 1-0 home win against Morecambe, who replaced Boro at the foot of the standings.
Jack Iredale cancelled out Josh Wright`s opening goal from the penalty spot for Leyton Orient as Carlisle earned a 1-1 draw at Brisbane Road.
It was also 1-1 between Salford and Scunthorpe, with Cameron Burgess equalising for the hosts after Kevin Van Veen had put the Iron ahead.
Walsall continue to slide down the table after Mansfield inflicted a fifth straight defeat on the Saddlers. Andy Cook scored against his former club while Alex MacDonald was also on target for the Stags after Elijah Adebayo had levelled things up.
It was goalless between Port Vale and Oldham at Vale Park while Forest Green vs Crewe, Grimsby vs Cheltenham and Macclesfield vs Bradford were all postponed due to poor weather.