Queen of the South moved to within two points of the play-offs with a 3-2 win over Dundee United in the Ladbrokes Championship.
Joe Thomson bagged a double for Gary Naysmith's men as they came out on top at Tannadice on Tuesday night while a Nicky Clark hat-trick earned Dunfermline Athletic a 3-0 win at bottom club Brechin City to move to within a point of fourth-placed Morton.
Ayr United now have a six-point advantage at the top of Ladbrokes League 1 after Lawrence Shankland grabbed the winner in a 3-2 victory away to Albion Rovers while Airdrieonians and Alloa Athletic drew 2-2 at the Excelsior Stadium.
Stirling Albion took a big step towards securing a play-off place with a 2-0 success against Elgin City at Borough Briggs in Ladbrokes League 2. Clyde were 3-0 winners away to Edinburgh City and bottom club Cowdenbeath defeated Stenhousemuir 2-1 at Ochilview.