Division Three Round-Up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Imps broke the deadlock a minute before the break with Paul Mayo converting from the penalty spot after Darren Edmondson had fouled Marcus Richardson in the box.
Francis Green doubled the lead on 58 minutes and Peter Gain put the game beyond The Minstermen with the third three minutes later.
Simon Yeo got in on the act with the fourth on 76 minutes before Lee Bullock grabbed a consolation for the home side.
Pawel Abbot's late strike secured a priceless 1-1 draw for Huddersfeld Town at Bristol Rovers.
The Pirates looked to be on their way to all three points after Graham Hyde netted on 69 minutes, but Abbot grabbed a point for the promotion-chasing Terriers with an equaliser four minutes from the end.
Paul Simpson's late goal earned bottom of the table Carlisle United a 2-2 draw at Cambridge United.
Player-manager Simpson gave the visitors the ideal start with the opener after just seven minutes, but the hosts turned the game on its head with two goals inside three minutes in the second half.
David Bridges brought the sides level on 53 minutes and Luke Guttridge fired them in front three minutes later.
Cambridge looked set for all three points until Simpson popped up seven minutes from time to secure a precious point for the visitors.
Northampton Town boosted their play-off hopes with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Darlington.
The struggling Quakers were gifted the lead on 48 minutes when Chris Wilmott put through his own net.
Northampton drew level on 75 minutes when Martin Smith scored from the penalty spot after Ian Clark was sent off for deliberate handball on his own goal line.
The visitors then grabbed the winner seconds later when Marc Richards scored from close-range.
Click on fixture for full match summary:
Bristol Rovers 1-1 Huddersfield Town
Cambridge United 2-2 Carlisle United
Darlington 1-2 Northampton Town
York City 1-4 Lincoln City
Click here for updated league table