SCOTT MAYNARD scored at both ends as Braunton beat Barnstaple AAC in the North Devon League premier division.
The defender's first-minute own goal put the Ammies in front but he made amends by scoring at the right end, helping Braunton hit back for a 5-2 win.
Scott's brother Ross Maynard equalised with a penalty and the visitors eased clear with goals from Tom White, Sam Box and Steve Burley.
Conor Heeney made it 2-2 at half time but the Ammies faded in the second half and have lost six consecutive matches.
While they have slipped down the table, Appledore are heading in the opposite direction after a extending their unbeaten run to five games.
Nathan Davies got a hat-trick and Mike Jones scored twice in the 5-1 win at Georgeham and Croyde.
Senior division leaders Fremington had to fight back from 2-0 down for a draw with Combe Martin thanks to Mark Sanders and Mark Ford.
Torrington have closed the game on Fremmy to one point after an excellent display at Park United.
George Bartlett, Kai Dymond and Danny Jenkins each scored twice in a 6-2 win.