North of Scotland Cup Round One
Rothes 2 Wick Academy 0
Scorers: Macnab (45) Maley (71 pen)
WICK Academy's defence of the North of Scotland Cup fell at the first hurdle as they were beaten by Rothes at Mackessack Park.
Gordon Macnab gave the hosts the lead on the stroke of half time and Jack Maley doubled their advantage from the penalty spot midway through the second half.
Wick Academy's final game of the season will be in the SHFL against Formartine United at Harmsworth Park on Saturday with kick off at 3pm.
Halkirk United will carry Caithness hopes in the North of Scotland Cup when they host either Forres Mechanics or Clachnacuddin in the quarter final at Morrison Park on Saturday, April 29.