Three Northampton Town loanees were in action on New Year’s Day.
Defender Josh Tomlinson played the full 90 minutes as St. Ives Town were beaten 4-2 away to Stamford in the Pitching In Southern League Premier Central.
Elsewhere, midfielders Reuben Wyatt and Jacob Scott were both involved as AFC Rushden and Diamonds narrowly lost 3-2 away to Corby Town in the Northern Premier League Midlands.
The former played a major role in the slick passing move that resulted in his side’s first goal on the stroke of half-time.
Two more Cobblers youngsters featured for their loan clubs on the final weekend of 2023.
Defender Matthew Ireland was a second-half substitute as Cogenhoe United drew 1-1 at home to Wellingborough Town in the United Counties League Premier Division South.
Meanwhile, Charlie Carroll’s Wellingborough Whitworth won 4-0 at home to Burton Park Wanderers in the Spartan South Midlands Football League Division One.
The forward came off the bench at half-time and capped an impressive individual performance by completing the scoring with his first senior goal.