Juniors: Relegation battle continues for Arniston Rangers


Montrose Roselea’s top scorer Dale Reid netted his 19th goal of the season and that was all that separated these two teams on Saturday.

Newbyres Park escaped the bad weather elsewhere so a bumper crowd were entertained with a competitive game in Gorebridge.

Arniston’s early push saw Greig Callaghan put a header into the side net as both teams contested the points well in heavy conditions.

A Tadg Moriarty free kick meant for David Jeffrey instead whizzed straight into keeper Ross McLeod’s grasp.

Arniston’s Lumbert Kateleza set up Euan Bauld in 18 minutes but Lea keeper McLeod again denied the strike.

A lively match saw a string of bookings the first of which saw verbal dissent earn Lea’s Ryan Taylor a yellow card.

Despite end to end action the match lacked a goal though Montrose looked the more likely to score when in 32 minutes Calum Watson crashed a shot against the Arniston crossbar.

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