The only goal came four minutes before the break courtesy of top poacher Nabil Shariff. He capitalised on an error from visiting keeper Dan Jezeph, who fumbled a deflected cross from the host’s star man Luke Fairlamb.
Boss Mark Yates, returning from a temporary stint in charge of Solihull Moors, has drafted in three defenders with extensive National League experience in Lathaniel Rowe-Turner from Tamworth and Liam Daly and Lee Vaughan from Barnet.
The 17-year-old was with Derby County from under-11s through to under-16s before being released by the Rams. With an old head on young shoulders, he then took a calculated gamble by stepping down to the Southern League Premier Central Lambs.
Such was the dominance of the Southern League hosts that they could have had several more goals against a side that had acquitted themselves far better the previous evening when they lost only 3-2 at home to League One neighbours Oxford United.
Clive Williams, 69, of Wellingborough, has paid the price after an incident in the 1-1 draw against Barwell last September. The pensioner shouted a derogatory reference about Black Lives Matter towards Kai Williams.