Published: 21/10/2017 19:38 - Updated: 21/10/2017 19:42

Reilly cracker seals Elgin win

Written byCraig Christie

THOMAS Reilly was happy with his wonder strike which earned Elgin City a league win over Stenhousemuir.Reilly

The former St Mirren midfielder wrapped up City’s 2-0 success with a thunderbolt in off the underside of the bar, after Brian Cameron’s penalty opened the scoring.

It gave new boss Gavin Price a victory in his first league game in charge.

Cameron, who missed a penalty in the 3-1 Scottish Cup win over Edusport a week earlier, scored from the spot on 56 minutes after Lewis Strapp was fouled.

Twenty minutes later Reilly wrapped up the points from 25 yards.

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“There’s no better feeling than scoring no matter what kind of goal, but this one was even sweeter in that it was a good strike,” said Reilly.

Elgin moved to within a point of Stenny in fourth spot with te win and boss Price said: “I was really pleased, more so with the clean sheet and the way we closed the game out.”

In the Highland League, Rothes thumped Moray neighbours Lossiemouth 6-0 at MacKessack Park.

Goals by Dale Gillespie, Harry Noble o.g., Jaime Wilson, Scott Davidson 2 and Steven Fraser made it comfortable for the Speysiders.

Forres Mechanics won 3-0 at Deveronvale with Lee Fraser, Alan Pollock and Jordan Milne on target.

Buckie Thistle bounced back from their midweek thrashing against Cove to defeat title chasers Fraserburgh 4-1 at Victoria Park.

Lewis MacKinnon, Stevie Ross 2 and Chris Angus netted for Jags.

Keith lost 6-2 at leaders Cove who are now five points clear with a game in hand.

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