Boston Town have edged a point further clearer of the dropzone - without even playing.
Harrowby have been deducted one point for fielding an ineligible player in their 3-3 draw against Oadby Town on 5 November.
As a result, the Poachers are now two points ahead of Harrowby with a much superior goal difference. Harrowby still have two games in hand, however.
Gary Frost's men travel to Northampton ON Chenecks at the weekend with renewed confidence after a win and two draws in their last three games.