The sides were all square at 7-7 but Cambridge's six goals in the last period took them clear. Nick Ludford finished with five and Hamish Crichton and Tom Redman four apiece. Brian Whitlock contributed five goals in Otter's 13-7 defeat of Cheltenham Spartans.
In the reduced Championship 2 programme at Grantham, Manchester Hawks proved the stronger finishers against City of Birmingham, scoring five times in the final period without reply through Jack Wilczynski (2), Ben Riding (2) and James Salt to win 10-5. Danny Davis was again in good shooting form for Watford, scoring four in his team's 16-11 defeat of Hucknall.