Juniors round-up: Bonnyrigg keep pace with Kelty | Tranent prevail

Wayne McIntosh gave the home side the lead in 22 minutes
Wayne McIntosh gave the home side the lead in 22 minutes
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Here’s a round-up of how the rest of the region’s Junior teams got on ...

Super League: Bonnyrigg Rose 3, Lochee United 0

Bonnyrigg prepared for their Scottish Cup tie with, in the end, a comfortable victory. Lochee more than held their own early on but did not carry enough threat up front. Wayne McIntosh gave the home side the lead in 22 minutes, a lead they held at the break. Rose were in control in the second half and Kieron McGachie scored a clever second. McIntosh secured the points with a third. Lewis Turner saw red late on after a reckless tackle.

Bonnyrigg: Andrews, Brown, Hoskins, Young, Moyes, Stewart, McIntosh, Horne, McGachie, Nelson, Donaldson. Subs: Kidd, Turner, Gray, Jamieson, Archibald.

Lochee: Fotheringham, Kidd, Whitehead, Lunan, McNally, Cameron, Montgomery, Ritchie, McComaskie, Rollo, Beasley. Subs: Blackwood, Deane, Clarkson, McMahon, Webster.

Super League: Kelty Hearts 2, Broxburn Athletic 0

Kelty continued their unrelenting charge for the championship, but did not have it their own way. Broxburn keeper Connor Wallace was sent off after 20 minutes when he charged down on Kelty’s O’Neill. Broxburn were still the dominant side for most of the half but Kelty took the lead five minutes before the break when a long ball into the box found Sheerin clear and he slotted home from eight yards. Broxburn continued to create chances but failed to capitalise and Kelty secured the points on 75 minutes when Stephen Husband was allowed room 20 yards out to fire under the keeper.

Kelty: Marley, Carstairs, C Courts, O’Neill (Moore 85) , T Courts, Leighton, Husband, Greig, Sheerin, Campbell (Ne McCabe 66), N McCabe. Unused subs: Penman, Allison.

Broxburn Ath: Wallace, Purves (Downie 77), Cole, Gavin, Paterson, Linton, Nimmo, Scott (Gribben 70), A Miller, Locke, Anderson (Donoghue 20). Unused subs: Richards, Browne.

Premier Division: Dalkeith Thistle 0, Tranent 1

In a goalless first half Tranent’s Ben Miller went close with an overhead kick that was well saved by James McQueen whilst Dean Whitson saw his ambitious 30-yard effort go wide of the target. It was an own goal from Dean Whitson just on the hour mark who could only divert Alex Christie’s net-bound header from a superb Craig Wojtowycz free-kick that sealed the win for Tranent. There was no way back for Dalkeith after both Ryan McQueenie and Mike hunter were red-carded.

Dalkeith Thistle: McQueen, McQueenie, Robertson, McGlashan, Whitson, Hunter, Wales (Redpath 70), Greig, Adams (Waugh 70), Devlin, Tansey. Unused subs: Murray, Mclean, Combe.

Tranent: Robertson, Christie, Wojtowycz, Smeaton, Kerr, Smith (Fiddler 76), Miller, J Paterson, Fisher, K Paterson (Manson 81), Waters. Unused subs: Todd, Mitchell,Fraser, Henderson.

Premier Division: Kennoway Star 1, Arniston Rangers 1

Arniston needed to take something from the League leaders to stay in touch for a promotion spot. Kennoway showed why they are top of the table when the scored after 20 minutes through a Chris Gay effort. Into the second half and Arniston fought back. Then with 15 minutes to go they grabbed an equaliser. Stewart Callaghan scored to give the visitors a share of the points.

Kennoway: Paterson, Young, Brewster, Doig. Lee, Craig. C Gay, Roland, M Gay, Wilson, Band. Subs: Byres, Simpson, Binnington, Davidson, Gray.

Arniston: Cornet, Jeffrey, Callaghan, Brady, Deland, Leslie, Langdale, Tobin, Porteous, Kataleza, McFadden. Subs: Lister, Doig, McTernan, Ritchie.

Premier Division: Armadale 0, Haddington 6

Armadale were no match for their in-form visitors, who went ahead just five minutes in with a fine Paul Devlin strike from 15 yards. A Marriott slip after quarter of an hour let Scott Moffat strike home from the edge of the box, and Moffat took the credit again on the half hour when he deflected Andrew Sinclair’s strike into the bottom corner. Andy Jones rounded off a fine move to make it 4-0 nine minutes after the break, after which the visitors’ pressure gradually eased off before substitute Chris Robertson struck twice in quick succession as the final whistle neared. Had it not been for Rooney in the Thistle goal the winning margin might have been even greater.

Armadale: Rooney, Duffy, Keir, Marriott, Tierney, King, L Kane, Collumbine, Robertson, Gray, McAllister. Subs: Nwanze, Hislop, L Brown.

Haddington: S Inglis, Berry, Hamill, Bauld, Cunningham, C Inglis, Hill, Devlin, Moffat, Jones, Sinclair. Subs: Robertson, Fairnie, Cairney, Johnston, Bleakley (sg).