Aaron Mclean`s sixth goal in seven games was enough to earn Peterborough a 1-0 win over Carlisle and close the gap on Milton Keynes Dons in second to just a point.
Millwall moved up to fourth as they come from behind to beat Cheltenham 3-1, Ashley Grimes scoring his first goal since November.
Oldham's Lee Hughes saw a penalty saved by Steve Phillips and Bristol Rovers go on to secure a 2-0 win with Darryl Duffy scoring his fifth goal in seven games.
Marc Tierney headed home his first goal for Colchester to secure a 1-0 win against Stockport in what could be Jim Gannon`s last match in charge.
Crewe made it four wins in their last five games with a 2-0 win against Yeovil, whose goalkeeper dropped a clanger for the Alex's second goal.
Scunthorpe`s promotion hopes were dented as they made it three straight league defeats with a 2-0 loss at Southend.
Ben Clark kept his cool from the penalty spot in the last minute to earn Hartlepool a dramatic 1-0 victory over Swindon.
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