Returning striker and former league top scorer Jac Wright made a welcome appearance and struck a hat-trick after signing on before kick-off. Joe Stainsby grabbed the other goal.
They looked like repeating their winning run three days later at Leverton and found themselves 3-0 up in the first half through Sam Stokes, Anthony Besford and Kris Coussens.
But the hosts produced one of the comebacks of the season to win 5-3.
Swineshead look certain to take the tile after a 3-1 home win against Pointon.
Pointon Reserves’ Division Two title challenge is all but over after a 4-1 defeat at Fishtoft Reserves.