York City 3 Dagenham and Redbridge 1: Fletcher at the double for Minstermen
The Minstermen took the lead through Ryan Bowman in the 52nd minute.
Two goals in six minutes from Wes Fletcher secured all the points, against a side which started in 10th place in the division.
Murphy netted a late consolation for the Daggers with 10 minutes remaining.
Victory leaves Nigel Worthington’s side five points clear of next-to-bottom Torquay.