There were wins for Dunbar United and Preston Athletic this weekend as Tranent suffered a blow in the Lowland League and Musselburgh Athletic were held to a draw.


Tranent 0 Hearts B 1


Tranent’s Lowland League home tie against Hearts B ended in a narrow 1-0 defeat.

An early strike from saw Hearts ahead on 11 minutes.

Despite several chances Tranent could not draw level with the visitors looking sturdy defensively.

Tranent are fifth in the table and host Civil Service Strollers in the Lowland League Cup tomorrow.


Broxburn Athletic 2 Musselburgh Athletic 2


Musselburgh Athletic were held to a 2-2 draw away to Broxburn Athletic in the Premier Division.

Robert Wilson had Musselburgh ahead at half time thanks to an 18th minute near-post header.

Jordan Smith put the visitors two ahead on 54 minutes with a powerful effort.

But the hosts fought back scoring on 68 and 73 minutes to secure a hard-fought draw.

Musselburgh Athletic are third in the table and host Hill of Beath on Saturday.


Dunbar United 4 Inverkeithing HS 0


Also in the Premier Division, Dunbar United were 4-0 winners over Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts.

Ben Bathgate’s strike on 15 minutes and Liam Gregory’s goal has Dunbar 2-0 up at the break.

The second half continued in the same fashion with Gordon Harris making it 3-0 on the hour mark and Bathgate making it four just seven minutes later.

Dunbar are fifth in the table and face Dundonald Bluebell away from home tomorrow in the East of Scotland Qualifying Cup.


Luncarty 1 Haddington Athletic 0


Haddington Athletic’s Premier Division trip to Luncarty ended in a narrow 1-0 defeat.

In what was a tight and cagey affair, neither side looked to have the extra touch to find a winner.

Opportunities were few and far between, but the hosts finally took the lead on 74 minutes thanks to a Ben Scarborough strike.

Haddington are eighth in the table and travel to Tynecastle on Saturday.


Preston Athletic 3 Whitburn 1 


In the First Division, Preston Athletic were 3-1 winners at home to Whitburn.

Cami Laidlaw had Preston ahead on 16 minutes before the visitors drew level before the break.

Buster Briggs scored from the penalty spot just after the break to restore Preston’s lead.

And Briggs was again clinical from the spot on the hour mark to wrap up the game.

Preston are seventh in the table and visit Dunipace on Saturday.


Ormiston Primrose P Burntisland P

Ormiston Primrose’s Second Division clash with Burntisland at home was called off due to bad weather.

Ormiston are 14th in the table and host Stirling University on Saturday.