League Two round-up
By Paul Higham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Leyton Orient top League Two after thumping struggling Shrewsbury 4-1 at home.Leyton Orient top League Two after thumping struggling Shrewsbury 4-1 at home.
Lee Steele and Adam Scott were the heroes for Orient as they both scored twice to send the club to the summit, with David Fox grabbing a last minute consolation for The Shrews - who now prop up the table.
Swansea lost out on top spot after going down 4-2 at Southend, with Freddy Eastwood grabbing a hat-trick for The Shrimpers. Spencer Prior grabbed the other goal for the hosts, while Paul Connor and Adrian Forbes struck for The Swans.
Kidderminster profited from Shrewsbury's hammering to lift themselves off the foot of the table with a thrilling 3-2 win over Scunthorpe.
Steve Torpey and Paul Hayes had put Iron 2-1 up, but Ian Foster's second goal restored parity before Kelvin Langmead popped up with the winner for The Harriers in the 90th minute.
Mansfield kept up their challenge for a play-off spot with a 3-1 win at home to Notts County with Rhys Day, Craig Woodman and Colin Larkin grabbing the goals for The Stags, and Gavin Gordon notching a late consolation.
Chester's revival under Ian Rush continues as they grabbed a 1-0 win away at Rushden & Diamonds thanks to a goal from Stuart Drummond.
Macclesfield Town closed up on Yeovil with a 2-1 win at Huish Park, thanks to a Terry Skiverton own goal and a Jonathan Parkin strike - with Darren Way notching for The Glovers.
Boston United seemed to cope without Paul Gascoigne as an Andy Kirk double gave them a 2-0 win over Wycombe at York Street.
Rochdale stay in trouble after going down 2-1 at home to Cheltenham, with JJ Melligan and Brian Wilson doing the damage for The Robins, despite Gary Jones' late penalty for the hosts.
Chris Porter and Terry Dunfield scored the goals to give Bury a 2-1 win at Darlington, with Clyde Wijnhard reducing the deficit late on for The Quakers.
Lincoln City won 1-0 at Oxford thanks to Francis Green's winner, while Grimsby and Bristol Rovers played out a goalless draw at Blundell Park.