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Two victories each for league rivals Wick Groats and Pentland United


By SPP Reporter

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Swifts defender Stuart Gray and John O’Groats’ striker Grant Budge in a straight race for the ball.
Swifts defender Stuart Gray and John O’Groats’ striker Grant Budge in a straight race for the ball.

GROATS stay at the top of Caithness County League division one after they and rivals Pentland United each chalked up two victories over the past week.

Groats are now on 33 points, followed by Pentland United on 28 but with a game in hand.

Results – MacLeod IFA Highland Amateur Cup semi-final: Back 3, Wick Groats 3 (aet Back won 6-5 on pens). David Allan Shield semi-finals: Castletown 0, Pentland United 1; Rovers 1, Wick Groats 4.

Division one: Castletown 4, Staxigoe United 2; John O’Groats 3, Halkirk 4; Pentland United 4, Castletown 0; Staxigoe United 4, Acks 2; Swifts 1, John O’Groats 7; Pentland United 7, Halkirk 1; Wick Groats 3, Acks 2; Wick Groats 3, Swifts 0.

Fixtures – tonight (7.15), division two: Thistle v Rovers.

Monday (7pm), division one: Acks v Halkirk. Division two: Keiss v Ormlie Hotspurs; Lybster v FSC; Rovers v Thurso Pentland; Top Joe’s v Wick Thistle.

Tuesday (7pm), division one: Castletown v Wick Groats; John O’Groats v Staxigoe United; Swifts v Pentland United.

Wednesday (6.45pm), Steven Cup first round: Thurso Pentland v Ormlie Hotspurs; Wick Thistle v Lybster.

Thursday (7pm), division one: Acks v Pentland United. Steven Cup first round (6.45pm): Rovers v Top Joe’s.


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