DAVENTRY United manager Darran Foster could not hide his delight as the final whistle went at Communications Park on Saturday.
His side had beaten Sleaford by a comfortable 5-0 margin with a confident display of attacking football.
“I am over the moon with that result,” he said after the game.
The win sees The Motormen move 10 points clear of the drop zone.
Daventry got off to a determined start with several periods of sustained pressure in the early stages.
The breakthrough came after about 16 minutes when Tom Lorraine scored after a breakaway move.
Minutes later Johnathan Crockett scored their second of the day.
With the half-time whistle fast approaching Lorraine added another to give the Motormen a three-goal cushion at the interval.
The fourth for Daventry was an own goal and Lorraine completed a deserved hat-trick with the final goal of the match.
Foster said he was “really chuffed” with the effort and commitment of his players .
The five goals tally was also welcomed by the Daventry officials and supporters.
n PNS and St Ives went out of the Vase quarter-finals on Saturday.
PNS led twice before losing 4-3 to Dunston UTS in extra-time while St Ives crashed 3-0 at Staveley MW. Herne Bay were 2-1 winners over Shortwood Utd despite playing for all but 44 seconds with 10 men and West Auckland won 2-0 at Bournemouth.