AN 88th minute Lewis MacKinnon goal saved a point for Buckie Thistle after trailing to Moray rivals Rothes on Saturday.
The Speysiders - bossed by former Jags coach Graeme Roy - looked poised for a shock win when they led 2-1 going into the closing moments.
Buckie had scored first through ex-Rothes stalwart Iain Macrae, but a Liam Forbes header and a strike by on-loan Buckie defender Ben Stewart gave the visitors the lead.
MacKinnon, who earlier missed a penalty for the home side, curled home their equaliser to rescue a draw.
Forres Mechanics leapfrogged bogey team Keith in the Highland League table with a 3-1 win at Mosset Park.
The result gained Forres some revenge for their Scottish Cup defeat to the Maroons earlier in the campaign.
Kyle Scott scored inside the first minute and the Cans went 2-0 up at half time when Stuart Soane headed in.
Calum Dingwall pulled one back for Keith just after half time but Lee Fraser's late effort sealed victory for the home team.
A late burst of scoring helped Inverurie Locos to defeat Lossiemouth 4-1 at Grant Park.
All the goals came in the last half hour, with Callum Dunbar netting for Lossie on 67 minutes to level Locos opener.
The Aberdeenshire side took the lead on 81 minutes and added two more for a win which takes them to fifth in the table.
Elsewhere, Brora stayed top with their ninth straight league win, 3-0 at home to Deveronvale, while Formartine's 100% record ended with a 4-1 loss at Nairn.
Wick striker Gary Weir scored all eight of his team's goals in an 8-1 success over bottom side Fort William.
Fraserburgh defeated Turriff 1-0, Cove won 4-2 against Strathspey and Huntly won 2-1 at Clach.