Rushden & Higham United 0 Peterborough Northern Star 1
Tuesday, 18 March 2008
Star moved into second place in Division One on goal difference with this narrow success at Hayden Road.
Star bossed the first half but struggled tomake the breakthrough with home keeper Michael Freeman in fine form.
Ronnie Fortune scored the vital goal a minute before the interval, rounding off a flowing move, and Star now have a maximum haul from their last four matches without conceding a goal.
Rushden & Higham: Michael Freeman, Ben Lord, Tom Woods, Wayne Abbott, James Freeman, Aidy Mann (Karl King), Ryan Kalla (Curtis Long), Steve Ainge, Kris Hall, Dave Kew (Danny Bird), Lee Dorrington.
Star: Marcin Lubniewski, Phil Groves, Eddie Patten, Paul Hill, Chris Plummer, Alan Haine (Scott Quinney), Wayne Morris, Ali Nyang (David Kilby), Adam Scotcher, Ryan Francis, Ronnie Fortune.