An early goal from Ross Matthews proved enough for Ladbrokes League One leaders Raith to secure a 1-0 victory at Airdrieonians.
Midfielder Matthews scored from close range in the fourth minute as Rovers extended their advantage to three points.
Second-placed Falkirk lost ground after being held to a 1-1 draw at bottom club Stranraer.
Aidan Connolly put the visitors in front after 31 minutes, but Ryan Thomson’s effort early in the second half earned the Blues a point and their fourth straight league draw.
East Fife saw off Dumbarton 4-2 at Bayview Stadium to keep up their own play-off push.
Scott Agnew put the hosts in front after four minutes, with defender Chris Higgins heading in a second from a corner.
Morgyn Neill pulled a goal back just before half-time and Robert Jones then equalised on the hour.
However, Stewart Murdoch nodded the hosts in front again with 20 minutes left, before another for Agnew made sure of a first league win since December 21.
Montrose edged past Peterhead 4-3 at Links Park.
Cameron Ballantyne gave the Gable Endies an early lead inside two minutes, before a brace from striker Blair Lyons made it 3-0 with less than a half-an-hour on the clock.
Alan Cook reduced the deficit before half-time, with Matthew Allan adding a fourth goal for the hosts on 60 minutes.
Derek Lyle got a second for the Blue Toon and Scott Brown’s goal with 10 minutes left set up a tense finale as the home side held out.
Jordan Kirkpatrick scored twice as Forfar boosted their survival hopes with a 2-1 win over fellow stragglers Clyde.
Midfielder Kirkpatrick broke the deadlock after 19 minutes, before Barry Cuddihy levelled things up early in the second half.
Forfar, though, were swiftly back in front when Kirkpatrick grabbed his second on 55 minutes following a free-kick to give the Loons their first win since before Christmas and leave them three points behind Clyde.