Staverton Park collected their fourth victory in five outings with a 4-3 win at Northampton to go top of the table. Ann Cox (5&4), Janet Lambdon (3&2), Sharon Jones (2&1) and Tracy Lane (6&4) bagged the away points.
Oundle battled back from losing the opening couple of ties on the 18th hole to record a 5-2 home victory against Rushden.
Pat Wilkinson, Karen Johnson, Liz Swan, Veronica Lyon and Linda McLeod secured the wins as the home side moved above Peterborough Milton into first place.
Elton Furze claimed the notable scalp of defending champions Whittlebury Park as they secured their first victory of the season with a 5-2 home success. Barbara Stone was the star performer for the hosts as she romped to a 5&4 win.