At Bridewell Lane, Waveney took an early lead through Bradley Hough but after a half hour Harrison Tooley was on hand to knock in a rebound after Sam Brooks hit the bar from a free-kick. Nat D'Rosario put Acle ahead 8 minutes later as the hosts led 2-1 at the break.
It was a goalless second half and Acle halted a run of 5 games without a victory.
The Reserves were knocked out of the CS Morley Cup after a 2-1 defeat by league leaders Dussindale Rovers. Dale Goodwin scored Acle's goal.
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