Defending champions Northants County went to the top of the table with a 6-2 home victory against Northampton.
In a strange match where only one of the eight ties reached the 17th tee, County came good thanks to comfortable wins from Joshua Pritchett, Paul Harris, Corey Neville, Tom Bullough, Joseph Quinn and Callum Farr.
Kettering collected their first victory of the season with a dominant home performance against Kingsthorpe as they cantered to a 7-1 win.
Andy Robinson (8&7), Luke Saywood (5&4), Jim Campbell (7&5) set the tone in the opening three ties, before Rob Stevenson (4&3), Dean McIntyre (3&2) and Joseph Hyde (6&4) doubled the home lead.
Marc Asher added a seventh Kettering point on the 18th hole, before Kingsthorpe avoided the whitewash defeat thanks to a win for Jack Brown in the final game.