Ben Good brought Spalding United manager Andy Stanhope some welcome relief with the only goal of the game against S&L Corby.
The striker's goal just before half time halts the Tulips' alarming slide down the UCL Premier Division table.
At Carter's Park, Daniel Flack's goal and a Luke Kennedy penalty steered in-form Holbeach United to a 2-0 home success against Irchester Utd.
And Deeping Rangers' good season continued as Mark Jones' goal completed a 2-0 win at Kempston Rovers.
Moulton Harrox are out of the PFA Senior Cup, beaten 3-2 at home by Netherton United. Pinchbeck United eased through to the next round with a 2-0 win over Leverington Sports at Knight Street.
Peterborough and District League: Premier Division - Peterborough Sports Parkway 4 Kings Cliffe United 3; Ramsey Town 8 Alconbury 0; Uppingham Town 1 Crowland Town 2; Whittlesey 1 Oundle Town 1.