LOSSIEMOUTH’S hopes of a first point of the Highland League season were dashed by former player Scott Miller.
The Coasters held hosts Turriff United until a couple of minutes from the end when Miller popped up to score the only goal of the contest.
It was Miller’s fifth goal of the season since his summer move from Lossie.
Champions Buckie Thistle returned to winning ways in style away to Wick Academy.
Jags were too strong for their Caithness hosts, winning 5-1 on Saturday.
Following a shock home loss to Nairn and a draw at Turriff, Graeme Stewart’s side set about picking up their challenge with a Sam Urquhart penalty opener.
Stevie Ross added two more either side of half time with a Grant Steven own goal adding to Wick’s misery.
Steven Anderson got one back for Academy from the spot before Stuart Taylor completed a comfortable win for the visitors.
Rothes saw their 100% record ended by a 4-2 defeat at Fraserburgh.
First half goals by Cammy Buchan and Gary Harris had the Speysiders two down at the break. Harris added a third from the spot on 55 minutes, quickly followed by a Paul Campbell goal to make it 4-0 and game over.
Craig Cormack kept up his record of scoring in every game for Rothes this season,pulling one back and Dale Gillespie notched a second consolation just before the end.
Goals were in plentiful supply at Kynoch Park where home side Keith were edged out 5-3 by visitors Forres Mechanics.
The Cans dominated the first half and led 3-0 with goals from Stuart Soane, a first for the club for Caley Thistle loan teenager Kieran Chalmers, and Alan Pollock.
Pollock added his own second after the interval before the Maroons staged a mini revival with a Cammy Keith double, one from the penalty spot.
Cammy Keith pulls another back from the penalty spot. Easily the most ridiculous decision I've seen in 30 years of HFL football!!— Forres Mechanics (@themightycans) 12 August 2017
Lee Fraser then put the result beyond any doubt with Cans’ fifth, though Donnie Fraser did add one more for Keith late in the game.
Cove Rangers lead the way after becoming the only team to maintain their perfect start to the league season.
A 2-1 win at Inverurie Locos made it maximum points after four games for the Aberdonians.
Formartine United slipped up their first points in a 4-4 draw at home to Deveronvale, though they were two goals behind on three occasions in the match.
Brora Rangers moved into third spot with a 4-0 success at Fort William.
Fort have still to get off the mark along with Lossiemouth and Strathspey Thistle, who were edged out 2-0 at home to Huntly.
Nairn County and Clach drew 1-1 in the Highland League’s other game.
In the SPFL, Elgin City’s miserable start to their campaign continued with a 3-0 defeat at Peterhead.