Alloa hit six, Spiders up to third place

Saturday 15th April 2017

Alloa Athletic thrashed Brechin City 6-1 at the Indodrill Stadium to seal second place in Ladbrokes League 1.

Andy Jackson gave Brechin the lead but Alloa hit back with doubles from Greig Spence, one a penalty, and Iain Flannigan. Stefan McCluskey and Jason Marr also netted for the Wasps against a City side who had keeper Graeme Smith sent off.

Queen's Park jumped to third place with a 2-0 win over Albion Rovers at Hampden thanks to goals from Ewan MacPherson and David Galt.

Champions Livingston defeated Stenhousemuir 1-0 at Ochilview - Liam Buchanan got the only goal to leave the Warriors five points adrift at the foot.

Second-bottom Peterhead dented East Fife's play-off hopes by winning 2-1 at Bayview with goals from Jamie Redman and Craig Reid. Jason Kerr scored for the home side.

Stranraer beat Airdrieonians 2-1 at Stair Park - Mark McGuigan and Kyle Turner scored before Andy Ryan pulled one back.

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