Epping Town are up into second place in the Essex Olympian League Senior Division Four after a 5-2 victory at Canning Town Reserves.
Daniel Garfinkle scored four with Jack Leachman, on his Epping Town debut, also finding the net.
They are now four points behind leaders Corinthians with both having played 16 matches, and have a far superior goal difference (+47 to Corinthians +40).
Third-placed Dagenham United trail Epping by one point. Epping Town have three games in hand on United.
Manager Billy Cove said: “We should have scored a lot more today, our finishing let us down a bit but I am happy with the three points considering the number of players we had available.”