New Pitsligo beat Bellslea in close contest

League Champions Clinton Thistle
League Champions Clinton Thistle
  • New Pitsligo 3-2 Bellslea
  • St Combs 4-3 New Pitsligo

New Pitsligo faced Bellslea and the away side need a fine stop by Tait when a Lawson cross was going to be headed in by Christie.

Bellslea took the lead on 36 minutes when Wisely slipped leaving Calder a free shot which he made no mistake.

The home side hit straight back a minute later when a Red shot found the bottom corner of the net.

On 58 mins Pitsligo took the lead when a long ball by keeper Simpson bounced once and Christie calmly lobbed Tait from 20 yards.

Christie added a third for the home side with a left foot shot. Bellslea came back into the game with a fantastic volley by Sim which left keeper Simpson rooted to the spot which ended the scoring.

The Quarter final of the Gordon Leask Cup saw St Combs face New Pitsligo and the away side took the lead through a headedgoal from David Innes.

On 18 mins the home side drew level after a Lawrence through ball was latched onto by John Smith and he chipped the out coming Simpson.

Pitsligo hit back and a brace from Kevin MacDonnell gave the visitors a 2 goal lead. On 47 mins Alan Geddes was played through and he calmly slotted home to reduce the leeway to one.

On 78 mins it was all square when a throw in on the left went to Lawrence who cut in and smashed home with the help of a slight deflection.

The winning goal came from the home side on 81 mins when Matthew Gordon ran through onto a blocked clearance and cut back from inside the 6 yard box where the sliding Innes deflected into his own net.

St Combs 4-3 New Pitsligo.