Following a handball in the box, The New Saints had the perfect opportunity to double the advantage when they were awarded a penalty.
In spite of a retake, Declan McManus failed to beat the goalkeeper as the game continued to be delicately balanced.
Two goals in eleven minutes for Ben Clark though sealed the win and secured the three points.
What a great season he’s having, he’s now scored fifteen in all competitions.
Combined with Connah’s Quay Nomads’ defeat at Haverfordwest County, it means that the gap at the top is now sixteen points.