PENICUIK ATHLETIC and Bonnyrigg Rose both enjoyed derby victories last night in the second round of fixtures in the McBookie.com Super League.
Penicuik got the better of Musselburgh Athletic at Olivebank 3-2, while Rose overcame Newtongrange Star 3-1 at New Dundas Park.
Ross Montgomery grabbed his first goal for Penicuik in his second spell at the club on 36 minutes, but Burgh captain Brian Martin levelled before the break. Aaron Somerville put the visitors back in front shortly after the restart before Lewis Barr made sure of the points with a cracking strike ten minutes from time. Burgh defender Martin reduced the deficit in the closing minutes.
At Bonnyrigg, the visitors went in front when Kris Renton converted Craig Thomson’s through ball. Defender Dean Hoskins levelled midway through the first half for Rose and Robbie Horn’s side took the lead before the break when skipper Ross Archibald pounced. Rose made it three after the break through Hoskins.
Bo’ness United triumphed 4-3 at home to Hill of Beath to notch their first points of the season. The visitors stormed into a 2-0 lead within seven minutes with Adam Moffat and Brian Breen grabbing the goals.
The home side improved after the break and striker Darren Cummings pulled one back before Ian Nimmo scored from 30 yards to level. Beath regained their lead from the penalty spot on 71 minutes. Their lead lasted just two minutes though, as Cummings brought the BUs before the striker won the points, completed his hat-trick six minutes from time.
David McGlynn’s Linlithgow Rose drew 2-2 at Camelon.
Arniston Rangers breezed past Edinburgh United in the Premier League winning 6-0, with Lumbert Kataleza hitting four.
Dalkeith Thistle came from behind to win 2-1 at Premier League new boys Haddington Athletic. Wayne Sproule had given the home side a first-half lead, before Scott McNaughton brought the Jags level and Paul Tansey secured the win late on.