HIGHLAND: Steven Mackay's two goals helped Nairn County end a 47-year wait for Highland League Cup glory with a 4-0 win over Fraserburgh, but he's still keen to finish the league season on a high.
STEVEN Mackay was the stand-out performer as Nairn County ended a 47-year wait to win the Fosters Highland League Cup by sweeping aside Fraserburgh 4-0.
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WILLIE West aims to keep his feet firmly on the ground after booking Fraserburgh's third Fosters Highland League Cup final spot in six years.
SKIPPER Mark Chisholm played a decisive role in Deveronvale's 2-1 win at Brora, which sees them tucked in a point behind Buckie at the top of the table with a game in hand.
DEAN Cowie is set to bid a fond farewell to Turriff United after playing his part in their 1-0 Highland League Cup win at league champions Buckie Thistle.
DANNY Milne says Cove Rangers' title dream is still alive after scoring twice in their 3-1 win at champions Buckie Thistle, who dropped to second thanks to Keith's 5-2 win over Rothes.
ROSS Campbell ended a five-year wait for a goal as Huntly blew the Highland League title race wide open.
Form club Keith sounded a clear title warning as they romped to a 5-1 triumph over fellow championship challengers Inverurie Locos.
CHAMPIONS Buckie Thistle dropped two precious points at home to Forres Mechanics in a 1-1 draw as the tense title race took another twist.
DAVE McKenzie saw Turriff lose their 100 per cent home record but took heart from the 2-2 draw with Cove Rangers.
Paul Young fired Huntly's stoppage-time leveller to deny Turriff United the chance to go top of the Highland League.
Clachnacuddin's Sam Urquhart dented Keith's title challenge with a sweet double to give the administration-hit Merkinch club a timely boost.
Champions Buckie Thistle bounced back from a 7-0 thrashing by Deveronvale to snatch back top spot with a 2-1 triumph over Inverurie Locos.
GRAEME Watt helped Dev-eronvale leap five places to seventh after coming off the bench to score with his first touch in his first game for four months, in a 2-1 win at Clach. Watt hit the 26th-minute opener after replacing concussed Gary McGowan.
TURRIFF United stormed to the top of the Highland League after winning a remarkable seven-goal thriller against Huntly.
STUART Knight went from spectator to Forres Mechanics saviour as Cove Rangers were humbled 3-2.
COVE Rangers took revenge on the team who wrecked their title defence last season, thrashing Lossiemouth 5-1.
STEVEN Craib played his part as Inverurie Locos' ended an eight-year wait for a home result against Huntly, the young midfielder impressing in a 2-0 victory that effectively killed off the visitors' lingering title hopes.
SPARTANS strengthened their grip on the Central Taxis Premier Division with a narrow 2-1 victory against third-placed Tynecastle with second-half goals from Robbie Manson and Keith McLeod, while former Dundee player Eddie Mearns scored a late consolation.
JAMIE Buchan was pleased to see Cove Rangers finally given the chance to shake off their Scottish Cup hangover as they thumped Formartine 4-1.