TRANENT Juniors are 180 minutes away from reaching the Scottish Lowland Football League after clinching league glory.

First half strikes from Jamie Docherty and Darren McCormack saw Tranent defeat Jeanfield Swifts 2-0 on Saturday.

The victory gave Calum Elliot’s men the East of Scotland Football League (EoSFL) Premier Division title on goal difference as Penicuik Athletic defeated Linlithgow Rose.

The Belters will now face St Cuthbert Wanderers, winners of the South of Scotland Football League (SoSFL), on Sunday before travelling to West of Scotland Football League (WoSFL) champions Darvel on May 28.

The winner of the three-way play-off will then secure a spot in the fifth tier of Scottish football next season.

Elsewhere in the top flight, Dunbar United slipped to relegation as they were thumped 7-0 at Tynecastle.

The Seasiders were left relying on Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale slipping up at home to already relegated Newtongrange Star but they came through to win 3-1.

Musselburgh Athletic rounded off their campaign in fine style as they won 6-1 at home to Camelon Juniors.

Joe Hamill’s men finish the season in eighth spot.

East Lothian Courier: Haddington Athletic were 3-1 winners over Edinburgh United in front of a bumper crowd at MuirfieldHaddington Athletic were 3-1 winners over Edinburgh United in front of a bumper crowd at Muirfield

Meanwhile, Haddington Athletic – crowned First Division Conference A champions last weekend – ensured there was a party atmosphere at Millfield.

They were 3-1 winners at home to Edinburgh United and there was more good news for county teams as Ormiston won a seven-goal thriller at home to Tweedmouth Rangers.

Finally, in First Division Conference B, Preston Athletic kept their slim title hopes alive with a 3-0 win away to Easthouses Lily MW.