2 - 1
2 - 1
Sam Mackay (60)
Gordon MacNab (71)
|Scott Lisle (38)|
Andrew Hardwick for Ross Allan (78)
Alan Hughes for Craig Gunn (78)
Craig MacMilland for Ross Naismith (57)
Richard Tawse for Nicholas Mochan (78)
John Cameron for Christopher Innes (84)
Ross Allan (24)
Nicholas Mochan (56)
Christopher Innes (66)
James McShane (83)
Fillipo Mazzoni (Referee)
Scorries boss Tom McKenna admits last week’s 2-1 win against Strathspey Thistle was one the Wick Academy of old would have thrown away.
Goals from Sam Mackay and Gordy MacNab cancelled out Scott Lisle’s first half strike that gave the visitors the lead.
The four seasons in one day style weather did not help either side in terms of playing their respective natural games and medals should be in the post to the fans who showed up to bear the wind, sun, rain, cloud and hail.
McKenna said: “A win’s a win and while you want to do it with a good display, there will be days where you have to dig deep to get one.
“We struggled with this one and we didn’t play to our usual standard.
“We had a wee chat at half time. I felt we were sitting in too deep and letting Strathspey come at us. I told the boys that we needed to play higher up the park and press Strathspey back.
“We got the win and credit to the boys because earlier in the season, we would have dropped points in a game like that.
“You saw it against Deveronvale and Clach but against a Strathspey side that’s come a long way and turned a corner this season we managed to find something within ourselves to get through this and win.
McKenna also praised the vital contribution made by goalscorers Mackay and MacNab – especially the latter. He added: “I had a good feeling about Gordy when I first saw him. He’s come on in leaps and bounds since coming from the summer leagues. He’s a big influence on games.”
Match report written by Caithness Courier - Wed, March 13, 2019.
|Gordon Clark (GK)||24||6||-||6||-|
|Andrew Hardwick (sub)||26||17||5||56||6|
|Alan Hughes (sub)||23||22||-||93||4|