Athletic finally recorded their second league win of the season after coming from behind to beat Chasetown 2-1.
In a typical games of two halves, the visitors dominated the first period and took the lead through Paul Sullivan on 43 minutes. Grove hit back almost immediately however through Tom Wakefield.
In the second half, Kidsgrove were on top, and the vital goal came from Nathan Chinn-Shaw on 72 minutes.
Kidsgrove will welcome fellow Staffordshire side Chasetown to The Seddon Stadium twice in four days, with a league fixture this Saturday being followed with a 2nd Round Doodson Sport Cup clash next Tuesday evening,
Sat 14th December, 3.00pm
Evo-Stik League First Division (South)