Dan Richardson's goal in the 29th minute was cancelled out by strikes from Bovey Tracey forwards Lewis Plackett and Frazer Clarke.
Dominic Batchelor plays a short pass during a first half which saw Town on top at Bickland Park.
Goalscorer Dan Richardson breaks from midfield, supported by Harry Evans.
Bovey equalised through Frazer Clarke then took the lead through Lewis Plackett, with Town desperately trying to get back on level terms.
But Bovey defended well when they had to, frustrating John Dent's side.
Town tempers frayed, with captain Tom Whipp booked for a clumsy tackle.
But in the end Bovey held on in comfort, leaving Town to contemplate yet another home defeat.