Thorniewood through but Bellshill bow out

JP Grant nets a penalty for Thorniewood against Bellshill. Pic by Drew Russell.
JP Grant nets a penalty for Thorniewood against Bellshill. Pic by Drew Russell.

Thorniewood United are through to the knockout stages of the Euroscot Engineering Sectional League Cup.

The Viewpark side booked their place with a 1-0 win over pre-group favourites Petershill at Robertson Park on Wednesday night.

The victory mainatined their 100 per cent record and put them three points clear of Bellshill Athletic, who have completed their games, and six ahead of anyone else with just one game to play.

Bellshill, beaten by Thorniewood last Saturday, saw their hopes of pipping Thorniewood disappear on Wednesday with a 3-1 defeat at Shettleston.

Thorniewood complete their group fixtures at St Roch’s on Saturday. Bellshill have no game.

For all the latest match reports see next week’s Motherwell Times or Bellshill Speaker.