Preston North End moved onto the same 54 points that Coventry City currently have after a 2-0 win against Oldham Athletic on Tuesday night.
Wroe scored in the 73rd minute and Hayhurst added a second in the 90th minute.
Crawley Town, whom the Sky Blues travel to on Saturday, won 2-0 at Sheffield United with goals from Clarke (77) and Paul Hayes (84), wached by a crowd of 18,680.
Leaders Doncaster Rovers run of poor home form continued with a 2-0 home defeat to Carlisle United. Noble scored both goals in the 35th and 86th minute.
MK Dons moved up to ninth with a 2-0 win over Swindon Town. Doumbe opened the scoring in the 58th minute and Lowe scored a second in the 89th minute,
Source: Coventry MAD